Lisa Hughes

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Lisa Anne Hughes
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Lisa Hughes at the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards
Born 1968 (age 48–49)
Moscow, Idaho
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Washington (B.A., Journalism, 1990) [1]
Occupation broadcast journalist
Known for newscast anchor on WBZ-TV in Boston

Lisa Anne Hughes (born Moscow, Idaho, 1968) is a television news anchor on WBZ-TV in Boston, Massachusetts.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born and grew up in Moscow, Idaho. Her father was a professor at Washington State University.[1] She began her university education at the University of Idaho before transferring after one year to the University of Washington where she received a bachelor of arts in Broadcast Journalism in 1990.[1]

Broadcast career[edit]

Before joining WBZ-TV in 2000, Hughes worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at KIRO-TV in Seattle, Washington beginning in 1995. She was a main anchor and reporter for KBCI-TV (now KBOI-TV) in Boise, Idaho from 1992–1994, and was an anchor and reporter for KCBY-TV in Coos Bay, Oregon from 1991-1992.

Personal life[edit]

Lisa Hughes, her husband, Mike, and their daughter Riley and son Dylan live in the greater Boston area.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d Thompson, Erica, "Boston news anchor Lisa Hughes (’90) reflects on time in Seattle", University of Washington Department of Communication, November 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b "Lisa Hughes". WBZ-TV. Retrieved 2012-07-14.