Clemente Lisi

Affiliate Associate Professor of Journalism

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Affiliate Associate Professor Clemente Lisi teaches writing and journalism at The King’s College. He also co-directs the NYC Semester in Journalism program and acts as an advisor to the student online newspaper/print magazine/video platform, The Empire State Tribune.

Lisi has worked as a journalist and editor for over two decades. In that time, he has been an editor at major metropolitan dailies such as the New York Post and the New York Daily News. He also has experience in the digital space, serving as senior editor at He worked primarily in the area of breaking news and sports. He has covered some of the biggest stories of this century, including the September 11 attacks and its aftermath as well as the elevation of Timothy Dolan to cardinal at the Vatican in February 2012.

Lisi is a graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and he worked as an adjunct professor at Fordham University. He enjoys coaching and playing soccer, reading books about history, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Time at King's: July 2017 to July 2023


M.S. Journalism
Columbia University

B.A. Media Studies
Fordham University