Lisa Lavender is a news reporter or anchorwoman for the Vale News Network, first seen in "Ruby Rose".
Lisa is seen on a screen aboard the airship bringing new students to Beacon Academy. She reports on the Faunus Civil Rights Protest and how it was disrupted by the White Fang. However, her report was cut short when Glynda Goodwitch took control of the screen to welcome the new students. In "Beginning of the End", Lisa is seen reporting on Yang's attack on Mercury during the Vytal Festival Tournament. Lisa is seen once again in "Of Runaways and Stowaways", where she reports that all attempts by authorities to capture Adam Taurus have been met with fierce resistance.
- Her last name, "Lavender", is the name of a light tone of purple, which is also the color of her hair.
- She was shown only as a 2D image in Volume 1–3 but gained a full 3D model in Volume 4.