Lisa Ling was 'devastated' when she heard about CBS reporter Lara Logan being surrounded, beaten and sexually assaulted after being separated from her team in the midst of Egyptian protests last Friday.

Ling was on 'The Wendy Williams Show' on Wednesday, and PEOPLE is reporting that she said, "When I first heard the story, I was devastated. I have never met her, but she does incredible work, and I wish her and her family well and hope that she comes back strong because her work is really unique. She's a very courageous woman, and I wish her well."

Ling, whose TV-reporter sister Laura Ling was held captive in North Korea for five months back in 2009, referenced that experience and said that people may not be aware of the risks that journalists take.