GroundTruth's Senior Editor Lison Joseph brings a wealth of reporting and editing experience gained at newsrooms across the U.S. and India.
Before joining GroundTruth, Lison was a deputy editor overseeing coverage of business and the economy for the Philadelphia Inquirer. There, Lison mentored early-career journalists to execute hard-hitting accountability stories on the intersection of corporations, labor and government.
Previously, he was an assistant business editor at the Dallas Morning News, where his team covered such core Texas concerns as energy and real estate, along with two of the country’s largest airlines, Southwest and American. His reporting teams have won awards from Associated Press Managing Editors and Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing.
In his first editing role, Lison managed a team of reporters writing about India’s thriving technology sector for the Economic Times, the most-read business newspaper in Asia. Before that, he covered technology, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals as a staff writer for Mint, India’s second-largest business newspaper, published in partnership with the Wall Street Journal.
As a peace studies graduate student at the University of Notre Dame, Lison spent six months in Cape Town monitoring legislation for a local nonprofit and researching the local media’s role in strengthening democracy in post-apartheid South Africa.
Lison holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Mahatma Gandhi University and a post-graduate diploma from Asian College of Journalism. He speaks four languages.