TyLisa C. Johnson is an author, journalist, and content creator based in Pittsburgh, PA.

TyLisa C. Johnson in 2017 as a reporting fellow for at the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. Here, she poses for a portrait at the New York Times building during the first day of the Institute.

Hi, I’m TyLisa! With words, visuals, and auditory narrative content, I work to capture human experiences to build connections and solutions through stories. I’m an author, traveler, content creator and marketer, and newsroom expat. I have a passion for creating and telling great stories, public speaking, traveling (hablo español), and connecting people to build community. I’ve worked with The Philadelphia Inquirer, Tampa Bay Times, The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, The Dallas Morning News, ProPublica, Tallahassee Democrat, The News Journal, FAMU’s Sirius XM Radio + others. 

I graduated with a Bachelors degree (with the highest honors) in public relations from Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication in 2017.

My professional experiences include newspaper journalism, audio broadcasting/podcasting, event hosting and planning, brand marketing, social content management, audience optimization, and community-based project planning, among other areas.

See photos and videos I’ve taken here. Read stories I’ve written here.

When she’s not on the clock, you can catch her crocheting a scarf, vising a museum, planning a trip somewhere new, reading a fiction thriller novel, or writing her own.

For business inquiries, or for funny memes, drop a line @ tylisacjohnson[at]gmail[dot]com.

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