Lisa Nehus SaxonProfessor Lisa Nehus Saxon teaches media studies. She earned a master's degree in Education from Mount St. Mary’s University and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from California State University, Northridge. A pioneer among women in sports journalism, Saxon won several national awards while covering Major League Baseball, the National Football League, and major college football and basketball for daily newspapers in Southern California for more than two decades. She is married to Pulitzer Prize-winning news photographer Reed Saxon.