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Lisa Sweeney

Program Leader – Radio

Lisa Sweeney began her media career in newspaper journalism and moved to radio a few years later following a stint as a comedy performer.

Lisa’s first role was as a helicopter traffic reporter at 2UE. She stayed with the station for many years and worked on the production teams of some of the biggest names in the radio industry including Alan Jones and John Laws. She was also a prime time newsreader and editor.

Lisa then joined the ABC, where she worked in various news roles before moving into management. She managed radio stations at first, then moved back into news where she managed radio and television news across the country including the flagship 7PM TV News in each state plus all the radio news output – 500 journalists in 50 locations.

Lisa joined the Radio Division of AFTRS as Head of Radio in 2011.