Lisa Salters is a preeminent American journalist and former College Women’s Basketball player currently working for Monday Night Football as the sideline reporter and co-producer.
Furthermore, She also serves for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA on ABC as the sideline leader reporter. In the year 2000, She joined ESPN. Before joining ESPN News Team, Salters served at WBAL-TV as a reporter and covered the O.J. Simpson murder case for ABC.
At WBAL-TV, Salters also covered national and international news. This included conflicts in the African countries of Rwanda and Somalia. She returned to Rwanda in the 2012 spring period with the Girl Effect Initiative program to educate young girls about journalism.
While she was serving at ABC News from 1995 to 2000 located in Los Angeles, She was named the first West Coast correspondent for the ABC affiliate news service, NewsOne, in February 1995. Lisa was also nominated for a Sports Emmy Award for the story “Ray Of Hope” back in 2008.
Lisa Salters Age
Lisa Salters was born in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States on March 6, 1966. She is 56 years old.
Lisa Salters Height
Salters is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 2 inches ( Approx 1.57m).
Lisa Salters Education
She attended Upper Merion area High School. Later, Lisa joined the University of Penn State and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Broadcast Journalism in 1988. While she was here, She played in the guard position for the Lady Lions, a basketball team from 1986 to 1987, and was the shortest player in college at the moment.
Lisa Salters Family
Lisa was born in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania to her father Glen, and her caring mother Helen Salters.
Lisa Salters Husband
She has managed to keep her marital status hidden. However, information regarding this matter at hand is under review and will be updated as soon as available. She tried to have a child for a long time until when she decided to adopt one. Her adopted son is called Samuel Salters. Lisa adores and cherishes her adopted son so much. She felt finally at home when she first held Samuel in her hands.
Lisa Salters Annual Salary
Lisa receives an annual salary of $89,408 per year.
Lisa Salters Net Worth
Salters has an approximate net worth of $2 million.
Lisa Salters Career
In March, She joined ESPN as a general assignment reporter. At this present moment, Lisa serves for Monday Night Football as a sideline reporter and co-producer.
Furthermore, Salters also serves for ESPN’s coverage of the NBA on ABC. Additionally, She is one of the featured correspondents on ESPN’s newsmagazine show, E:60. It premiered in October 2007. For the story Ray Of Hope, she was nominated for a Sports Emmy Award in 2008.
At ESPN News, Lisa’s reports have been frequently featured on Outside the Lines, the award-winning series. From December 2000 through January 2001, she led the network’s comprehensive coverage of the murder conspiracy trial of Rae Carruth, a Carolina Panthers wide receiver.
Lisa was also the station’s reporter at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Lisa reported in Athens, Greece, from the 2004 Olympic Games. She also hosted ESPN’s coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics Games in Torino, Italy.
Prior to joining ESPN, Lisa served at ABC News as a correspondent based in Los Angeles for a period of five years. Ever since 2005, she has covered news and events for the NBA.
Lisa also served as a sideline reporter for ABC’s Saturday Night Football games for five seasons. She provided live reports for weekly MNF games alongside analyst Jon Gruden and commentator Mike Tirico during ESPN’s Monday afternoon shows.