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Email: lisaarcella@aol.com



Lisa Arcella has extensive experience as an editor and a writer, covering news, human-interest, celebrity profiles, and health, travel and beauty features.

Before launching a successful career as a freelance writer and contributing editor for many publications, she was the entertainment editor at Rosie O'Donnell's headline grabbing magazine, Rosie and also the entertainment editor at the venerable women's magazine, McCalls. At both publications she executed covers and stories with such well-known names as; Halle Berry, Faith Hill, John Travolta, Richard Gere, Drew Barrymore, Celine Dion, Vanessa Williams, Uma Thurman and many, many more. She also organized a 15-celebrity panel (including Gene Wilder, Angela Bassett and Iman) as presenters for the prestigious Cosmetic Executive Women's Awards at New York's Waldorf Astoria.

 Arcella has worked at both the New York Daily News and the New York Post (even simultaneously at one point), editing news and covering entertainment and she had a long stint as an editor at In Touch Weekly. Throughout her career she has interviewed celebrities as diverse as Madonna, Julia Roberts, Meryl Steep, Paris Hilton and opera star Andrea Bocelli to the late UN Ambassador Richard Holbrook.

 But she has not limited herself to the celebrity genre. She has written about travel and the business community for Vegas magazine, put together a custom content package for the Waldorf Astoria Hotel chain and has covered real estate for several publications. She was an editor at Bridal Guide magazine and with a partner started Mother of the Bride magazine, which was named one of the top 10 magazine start-ups of the year along with Oprah Winfrey's mega-success, O Magazine.

 Arcella has written five books for teenage readers and her biography of Leonardo DiCaprio has been translated into eight languages and sold around the world. She is currently working on a book about the history of the red carpet, a humorous book for brides-to-be and is co-writing two biographies with celebrities. She has contributed as a writer to: Fitness, Hello, All You, Woman's World, First for Women, Details, People, Teen People, Vegas, The Vancouver Sun, Black Elegance, Smart Beauty, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, the Wall Street Journal, Gayot.com, Travel Savvy, NJ Monthly, Soap Opera Update, German Life, Woman's Day and additional publications in Australia, England, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany. She has made numerous TV appearances and is a weekly contributor to the Frank DeCaro radio show on Sirius XM.