Since joining NR Lizo has reported on a wide variety of stories including the September 11 terror attacks in New York, Harry Potter book launches, as well as travelling to Iraq to report on how children there as well as here in the UK are being affected by the war there.
Here he tells us about himself.
Date of Birth
One, Zola - he's a surgeon
Going to the cinema
Favourite Item of clothing
Girls Aloud, especially Nicola
How would you spend your perfect Sunday afternoon?
Watching Star Wars on my widescreen TV!
Goldfish - because they are easy to look after
What are you scared of?
Who/what makes you laugh?
Gilderoy Lockhart in Harry Potter, Eddie Izzard, League of Gentlemen
What other jobs have you had?
Hospital Porter, Computer Operator, Film Reviewer
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tori Spelling
Star Wars or Gregory's Girl
Most embarrassing moment
Too numerous to mention
Favourite holiday destination
Most memorable news story you've reported on
That would have to be September 11th in New York. It was a very upsetting and difficult story to do
What makes a good NR story
It has to be two things - something newsworthy as well as being interesting and relevant to young people
Advice to those children wanting to get into journalism
Write as much as you can, whether it's for your school newspaper or local rag. And apply for work experience wherever you can, it helps you get a foot in the door, as well as finding out what areas of journalism you think you're best suited to
Best advice ever given
'Just have a go!' If there's something you want to try, just do it
What makes you happy
Sunday afternoons lazing in front of the telly
What's your biggest ambition?
To host my own film review show