One of 2 fem-nazis in show. Always a handful for our main man Stan . can
be relied on to take opposite side to stan whenever she can . Is now in
middle of ongoing arguement with Pru MacSween . Has taken to storming off
set in a hissy fit now when in arguements with Stan. I think it is fair
to say that hubby has his hands full with Lisa. Lucky he is an ex rugby
player. Will need to be big and tough to handle this lil spitfire
In 1981, at the age of 21, Lisa became editor of Dolly, the youngest ever
editor of an Australian national magazine, pushing the circulation from
120,000 to 280,000.
In 1985 she took over the helm of Cleo, rejigging the direction of the
magazine. Lisa dropped the famous male centrefold, began the list
of Australia's 50 Most Eligible Bachelors and shot the circulation up from
220,000 to 350,000.
Lisa was appointed International Editor in Chief of Cleo's international
editions in New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand and consultant
to Australian Consolidated Press Magazines with special interest
in Cleo. Lisa returned in November 1997 to edit theCleo 25th birthday issue
and continues to work as a consultant to the magazine several
days a month.
She's been a regular on the afternoon drivetime show on Sydney's
2WS FM with Doug Mulray and a frequent guest on TV talk and current affairs
shows including Midday, Today, A Current Affair and Today Tonight. In the
early 80's she was a panellist on Beauty and the Beast with Clive Robertson.
Lisa regards a two month stint working with legendary American feminist,
Gloria Steinem on Steinem's MS magazine as a career high point together
with interviewing 90s feminists, Susan Faludi and Naomi Wolfe.
Married in September 1992 to journalist and former Wallaby, Peter
FitzSimons, the couple have three young children. Two boys, aged five and
three, and a daughter, just 14 months.