Lisa Guerrero, an award winning journalist, was named Inside Edition’s Chief Investigative Correspondent in August 2010. Previously, she had been the West Coast Correspondent since June 2006. Guerrero’s hard-hitting investigative reports for Inside Edition have been cited for numerous awards. Most recently, she won the prestigious National Headliner Award in March 2011 for her hidden camera investigation into air duct cleaning scams. That same month, Guerrero was also honored with a nomination for a Genesis Award by The Humane Society of the United States for her investigation into illegal horse slaughter farms in South Florida.
In May 2010, as Inside Edition‘s Special Correspondent, Guerrero investigated former sex offenders who were working in the postal service and at hotel front desks.
Guerrero has also reported on sex offenders who inhabit an island off of Seattle, which led to an appearance as guest correspondent on Dr. Phil in April 2010.
In March 2010, Guerrero was the first to speak in a televised interview with Jesse James’ former mistress Michelle “Bombshell” McGee, after reports surfaced that James cheated on his wife Sandra Bullock with McGee.
In 2009, Guerrero worked with Inside Edition to investigate hotel safety, and whether hotels were taking precautions to prevent incidents like the “Erin Andrews Scandal” from happening again. Guerrero also went undercover with Inside Edition and found ads on Craigslist offering women the chance to live in luxury New York City apartments rent-free in exchange for sex.
L.A. Times called her “the hardest working person in sports,”
Previously she was best known as a sportscaster, including her 2003 stint as a sideline reporter for ABC’s Monday Night Football, and as a co-host and the update anchor for The Best Damn Sports Show Period on Fox Sports Net from 2000-2002. Guerrero has covered some of the biggest events on television from the Academy Awards® and the Golden Globes, to the Super Bowl, World Series and NBA Finals. She also covered the World and National Figure Skating Championships and hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade for ABC.
Guerrero co-hosted VH1′s quiz show, The 2006 World Series of Pop Culture, produced in association with Entertainment Weekly magazine, and served as host of the weekend edition of Extra. She also traveled to Egypt with anchor Hugh Downs as the reporter for the Fox special Live From Egypt: Opening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies.
In 2002, Guerrero was the first reporter to question Barry Bonds on camera about his alleged steroid use, which he denied. Other broadcast highlights that garnered critical acclaim include her news-making interviews with such high-profile athletes as Shaquille O’Neal, Randy Johnson, Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens, Kobe Bryant, Mia Hamm and Alex Rodriguez.
n 1997, Guerrero became the weekend sports reporter at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles and went on to work as a sports reporter at Fox’s KTTV in Los Angeles. At Fox Sports Net, Guerrero anchored the Southern California Sports Report and the Rocky Mountain Sports Report. She co-hosted “Sports Geniuses” and was a ringside reporter for Toughman.
Guerrero began her career as a co-host on a sports show on Sports Channel New England (now Fox Sports New England).
The Los Angeles Times called her “the hardest working person in sports,” and the Hispanic Business Journal named her one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in America. In October 2003, President Bush asked Guerrero to host the Hispanic Heritage Month banquet at The White House.
Guerrero is a successful mosaic artist whose collectors include baseball star Johnny Damon and KISS lead guitarist Tommy Thayer.
Guerrero is married to Major League Baseball pitcher Scott Erickson, and they divide their time between homes in Malibu, California, and Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Named one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in America.
- Hispanic Business Journal