Lisa Wardle | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Lisa Wardle / WITF

Lisa is the digital manager at WITF. She works with reporters, editors and our audience to create engaging content for digital platforms.

She previously worked as an entertainment reporter and digital producer at PennLive/The Patriot-News, a copy editor at The Sentinel and a writer for a pet industry magazine.

Latest by Lisa Wardle


Photos: A look back at the Three Mile Island accident, evacuations, protests and cleanup

These photographs depict scenes from Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Middletown, Dauphin County, and the surrounding region in the days before and after the partial meltdown at the Unit 2 reactor.

By Lisa Wardle

How Three Mile Island and the nuclear industry influenced popular culture

After the accident at Three Mile Island, Dickinson College teacher Lonna Malmsheimer interviewed about 400 residents. One thing she noticed was how many people turned to fiction to make sense of the real-world events around them.

By Lisa Wardle

Watch: Gov. Thornburgh speaks two days after Three Mile Island partial meltdown

“We’re getting conflicting reports too,” Gov. Dick Thornburgh said in response to a reporter’s question at a press conference March 30, 1979.

By Lisa Wardle

Watch: MetEd press conference the day after the Three Mile Island accident

Plant owner Metropolitan Edison did not have a communications team to address the situation. Instead, Vice President Jack Herbein and President Walter Creitz spoke directly to reporters in Middletown.

By Lisa Wardle

Three Mile Island Documentary Preview Screening

Register for a screening of two documentaries — one looking at the partial meltdown, and one looking at the future for TMI and the nuclear industry.

By Lisa Wardle