NBC 24 national correspondent Lisa Fletcher is a veteran investigative reporter who has covered stories around the world.
Fletcher was a national correspondent for the primetime magazine show "America Tonight." Her stories exposed wrongdoing in the criminal justice system, global environmental abuses, and innovative grass roots solutions to social problems.
From 2012-2015 Fletcher hosted the award winning show, The Stream, a daily, primetime emerging-events and political talk show for both Al Jazeera English (AJE) and Al Jazeera America (AJAM). The uniquely interactive program engaged viewers through live participation in the show via Twitter, Facebook, Skype and Google platforms.
In a sweeping undercover investigation, her reports exposed serious security breaches at one of the nation's largest airports. As a result, the TSA immediately suspended, and later replaced, its Federal Security Director and launched a national inquiry into every airport's security procedures.
Fletcher's interviewed countless national and international political figures, luminaries, celebrities and the most important thinkers of our time.
She has won many notable honors for her work including the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, multiple national Edward R. Murrow Awards, honors from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and numerous Emmy Awards for investigative journalism.