Lisette Hernandez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas where she studied mass communications and business. 

Following her graduation in 2019, Lisette began her broadcast journalism career at the NBC affiliate station KLST/KSAN in San Angelo, where she anchored the evening weekday newscast for two years. 

In her free time, Lisette enjoys road cycling, trying new restaurants, and visiting new places. She is a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan and the owner of Gizmo the guinea pig and Porsha the cocker spaniel.