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Lisa Daniels
Lisa Daniels is a writer and journalist. She is currently working on her first book. She is a former MSNBC anchor and NBC News Correspondent. She is a Harvard Law graduate who lives in New York City with her husband and four children.

Entries by Lisa Daniels

A Teachable Moment for Olivia Wilde

(10) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 5:11 PM

Olivia Wilde just became the poster child for why this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become so frustrating.

And note, naysayers. I used the word "frustrating" while still fully supporting the challenge. Nothing could be better for fighting ALS. Publicity-wise, the ALS campaign is brilliant. What better way to...

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In Defense of David

(40) Comments | Posted July 27, 2014 | 8:28 PM

Let's face it: most of us don't like David Gregory. He's the smug brat we always hated in high school. The one who acts like he's got all the answers but doesn't. The one begging for a smackdown.

No wonder so many of us are salivating at rumors that NBC...

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Don't Cry for Me, Sheryl Sandberg

(2) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 6:05 PM

Sheryl Sandberg would not be happy with me. Instead of Leaning In, I have leaned so far out, I'm practically horizontal. My career -- gone. Heart beat -- one big flat line.

And that's after having a job most people only dream about -- being a TV journalist for...

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