Lisa Lerer Biography

Lisa Lerer is a national political correspondent at The New York Times. She covers the news related to political power, elections, and campaigns. She is also the founder and lead author who has published the “On Politics” newsletter after being designated as a political reporter at The Times in 2018.

Lisa Lerer Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Wiki & More

Lisa Lerer was born on 28th February 1980 and spent her childhood days in New York as well as Pennsylvania. Ms. Lerer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and also a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. Currently, she is residing in New York.

She is the daughter of the authors, thus from earlier days of childhood, she aspired to become a writer like her both parents. Lisa describes herself as an introvert. She received her degree in communications and majored in the subject of Political Science.

Lisa Lerer Career

Before joining The Times, Lisa Lerer worked as a national political writer at the Associated Press. She played a key role as the lead reporter during the 2016 presidential race. Over the years, she held various roles as a political and news reporter at different media outlets, including Businessweek, American Lawyer Magazine, Politico, and Bloomberg News.

She’s also a familiar face on television and radio as a political analyst. Lisa Lerer kicked off her professional journey as a reporter at American Lawyer Magazine, dedicating three years to this role from 2004 to 2007. In 2007, she transitioned to Politico, where she served as a staff reporter for another three years, until 2010.

Rise to Fame

Thereafter, she began working for Bloomberg News in April 2010. There at Bloomberg, she was appointed as “White House Correspondent”- the position which she continued till September 2014. She used to cover political and White House reports for Bloomberg and BusinessWeek.

In August 2017, she became a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Her work at the Nieman Foundation was associated with the reporting of political news related to the Trump Era.

Later, she worked as a national political reporter at the Associated Press, as an adjunct professor at Columbia University in the City of New York, and presently working as a national political reporter at The New York Times (since August 2018).

Lisa attained a byline for herself by working at the “On Politics” newsletter and getting the most distinctive position in journalism because of the 2020 presidential elections. Under her leadership, the newsletter has sustainably attained a strong foothold in the marketplace.

In the era of morning newsletters and publications, she focused on the evening newsletter with a focus on political news for the whole day. During her time with “On Politics,” she wrote about many topics including schooling and child care, conversational and explanatory writings like the overturn of the elections and the results.

Lisa Lerer Biography

Real Name Lisa Lerer
Birth Date February 28, 1980
Age (as of 2023) 43 Years
Birth Place United States
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim




College University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Marc Bleyer
Children Two

Personal Life

Ms. Lerer is a happily married woman who is living with her husband and two children. She is married to Marc Bleyer, a professional in strategic economic development. He has been associated with the field for more than a decade. Currently, he is working for KPMG US. Marc and Lisa both studied at the same university. It is said that they met each other for the first time at the university. Today, they are the proud parents of two teenage children.

Lisa Lerer Net Worth

Lisa Lerer is one of the strong social media personalities who has attracted more than 27K followers on her Twitter account. She is a frequent user of social media including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She was first designated as a national political reporter at The New York Times in 2018. Since then, she has been maintaining her position with the same title. For now, she appears to have a net worth of around $2-5 million.

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