Ling, Lisa

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Ling, Lisa Gender: F
Lisa Jeeway Ling
born on 30 August 1973 at 06:53 (= 06:53 AM )
Place Carmichael, California, 38n37, 121w20
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
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Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Lisa Ling


American journalist and TV personality, Ling was one of the co-hosts of "The View" a popular daytime TV talk show featuring Barbara Walters, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones and Joy Behar. She joined the cast of "The View" in 1999, and in October, 2003, she moved on, becoming host of National Geographic Ultimate Explorer, flagship TV series of National Geographic.

The lovely woman of Asian heritage began working in TV at age 16, when she was chosen to be one of the four hosts of "Scratch," a nationally syndicated teen magazine show. At age 18, she was one of the youngest reporters for Channel One News, seen in high schools across the U.S., and by age 25, had become their senior war correspondent. At the same time, she attended the University of Southern California and produced eight documentaries for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), several of which won awards.

In October 2000, while on "The View" she began to work as a contributing editor for USA Weekend, and in February 2001 hosted the TV special "Teen People's 20 Teens who Will Change the World." In April 2001, she completed the Boston Marathon with a time of 4:34, raising money and awareness for pediatric cancer and the "Ali& Dad's Army" foundation. She hosted a forum for teens in September 2001, and was named "Hot Reporter" by Rolling Stones magazine and was included in Cosmopolitan magazine's "Fun, Fearless Females."

After eight months of being engaged to media enrepreneur Philip Levine, Ling called it quits in October 2005, citing as a cause their respectively busy schedules. She became engaged to a Chicago oncologist, Paul Song, "over the holidays,”(presumably Christmas 2006), it was announced in early January 2007. They married on May 26, 2007 in Los Angeles.

On March 17, 2009 her journalist sister Laura was taken into custody by North Korean soldiers. In early June Laura and a colleague who had been arrested at the same time were sentenced to 12 years of hard labor.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Ling, Laura (born 1 December 1976)


  • Work : New Career 1989 (TV host of "Scratch")
  • Work : New Career 1991 (reporter for Channel One News)
  • Work : New Job 1999 (joined cast of "The View")
  • Work : New Job October 2003 (became host of National Geographic Ultimate Explorer TV series)
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  • Relationship : End significant relationship October 2005 (Broke engagement to Phlip Levine)
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  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship December 2006 (Engaged to Paul Song)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 26 May 2007 (To Paul Song in Los Angeles)
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  • Family trauma 17 March 2009 (Sister taken into custody in N. Korea)
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Source Notes

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  • Traits : Body : Race (Asian heritage)
  • Traits : Personality : Active (runner; news reporter)
  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Traits : Personality : Juggles lots at once (in college while reporting and producing documentaries)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event
  • Lifestyle : Work : Hazardous work (war correspondent for Channel One)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (news reporter)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality ("The View")