Lisa Osborn

News & Public Affairs Director, KCSB

Lisa Osborn is news & public affairs director at KCSB-FM 91.9, Santa Barbara’s community & educational radio station, located at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She spent most of her on-air career at news/talk radio stations in Los Angeles. She has also hosted music radio shows for a national network, airing on 100+ radio stations across the USA.

Lisa has a small voice over & audio production business that creates marketing on-hold messages for business telephone systems and transit agencies. Lisa’s is the friendly voice that greets riders on a major Los Angeles bus line.

Long on the forefront of merging online with on-air, Lisa is the founder of Traffic411, a Southern California-based travel blog, and one of the first web sites to deliver real-time traffic information. In 1995-1996, Lisa was the creator and host of one of the first radio talk shows to cover the internet (World Wide Web) and other emerging technologies.