Lisa Armstrong


Multimedia Journalist and Associate Professor,  Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Lisa Armstrong, a Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellow, published stories on Covid-19 in correctional facilities for The Marshall Project.   Judge

Lisa Armstrong is a multimedia journalist and associate professor at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. She reports on incarceration and has recently written about Covid-19’s effect on prison and jail populations. Armstrong has also produced and directed documentaries on juvenile incarceration and how poor mental healthcare provided by for-profit companies has led to an increase in prison suicides. She holds a B.S. in environmental architecture, a Master of Community Planning from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in journalism from New York University. @LisaArmstrong