Lisa Krieger

Palo Alto, California

Lisa M. Krieger is a journalist for The San Jose Mercury News, covering science, medicine and the environment.

Her coverage of the California drought earned the 2015 Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism and the 2014 Scripps Howard Award for Excellence in American Journalism. She was named 2013 “Journalist of the Year” by Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Prior to joining The San Jose Mercury News in 1998, she was the medical writer for The San Francisco Examiner.

She graduated from Duke University with a degree in Biology.

  • Work
    • San Jose Mercury News
    • Freelance Journalist
  • Education
    • Duke University