LIFE STORIES was developed by South African born journalist, broadcaster and content creator Lisa Chait, a former radio talk show host and history teacher, who has spent decades helping people tell their stories and capturing stories worth telling.
Lisa understands the power of first-person narrative and the fact that if stories aren’t captured they will be lost forever. Lisa has a passion for preserving history today … and passing it on to tomorrow.
HOW IT ALL BEGAN
Lisa started producing LIFE STORIES films, books and audio recordings after interviewing her maternal grandfather during a family visit. He was 88 at the time and has since passed. The experience was hugely rewarding for them both, and for the entire family of course. The family is so grateful that effort was made to keep Lisa’s grandfather’s stories alive.
Lisa knew that she wanted to offer this service to others and since then she and her dedicated team of freelancers have produced over 100 bespoke Life Stories in person and virtually, all over the world. And are still going strong …
Watch Lisa’s grandfather’s story here
MORE ABOUT LISA
Lisa Chait has over 3 decades experience presenting and producing human interest content for radio, TV and a wide variety of online projects. She has travelled extensively, including to 23 African countries, producing, writing and presenting stories about extraordinary people in their own unique voices. She is a former high school history teacher.
Lisa is a co-producer, writer and presenter of the award winning South African television and online series I Am Woman – Leap of Faith.