Lisa has been honoured with numerous writing awards throughout her career, from prizes for travel stories to nominations for service pieces and personal journalism. Below are her most recent awards and nominations.

2020 NATJA Awards: Bronze Award winner, Accessible Travel category

Traveling on the Spectrum, American Way Magazine, April 2020

2020 Canadian Dermatology Association Public Education Award (Print Media)

A Sign of Things to Come, Best Health Magazine, February/March 2019 

2019 National Magazine Awards: Nominee, Service Journalism

Yelling Rehab, Today’s Parent, January/February 2018 

2018 TMAC AWARDS: Best Food & Drink Feature, Honourable Mention

Dig in to Jordan’s “zaki” (delicious) cuisine: Food-themed tour gives travellers a taste of the Middle East, Calgary Herald, Oct. 6, 2018

2018 Canadian Online Publishing Awards: Nominee, Best Service Article

Yelling Rehab, Today’s Parent, January/February 2018 

2017 TMAC AWARDS: Best Cultural/Historical Feature, Honourable Mention

Tijuana guided tours open a window into the city’s culture and cuisine, The Globe and Mail, May 11, 2017 

2017 TMAC AWARDS: Best Service Feature, Second Prize

3 High-End Hiking Trips Close to Calgary, Avenue Magazine, June 2017

2016 TMAC AWARDS: Best Family Feature, Second Prize

Travelling with my autistic son is both fantastic and formidable, The Globe and Mail, June 5, 2017

2015 CASE Merit Recognition: Writing, News Writing, Honourable Mention

Prairie Therapy, Summit Magazine, Fall 2014

2014 TMAC AWARDS: Best Service Feature, First Prize

Inclusive Disney: The Happiest Place on Earth caters to guests with a range of abilities, WestJet Magazine, April 2014

2014 Alberta Magazine Awards: Finalist, Essay

A Roll of the Genetic Dice, Swerve, May 22, 2013


"Such a pleasure reading your work. Will definitely find more assignments for you as soon as I can.”

—  Kim Shiffman, Editor in Chief, Today’s Parent



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