Lesley Visser Biography and Wiki
Lesley Visser is an American sportscaster, television, and radio personality, as well as a sportswriter. She was the first woman to be a TV analyst for an NFL game in 2009.
She serves as a CBS Sports and News reporter, writes for CBSSports.com, and is a member of WFTL 640 Fox Sports’ morning drive in South Florida, and is also one of the hosts of a CBS Sports Network weekly television show, We Need to Talk.
Visser made national headlines in January 1981 with her story about the 1978-79 Boston College basketball point-shaving scandal after gamblers and members of the New York Mafia falsely informed her that Boston College Eagle basketball player Michael Bowie was involved.
The Globe later reached an agreement with Bowie that included a confidentiality clause. ESPN producer Joe Levine persuaded Bowie to take a break and speak with the network.
She did a few CBS features in 1983. Visser began working for CBS Sports part-time in 1984 and was promoted to full-time in 1987. Her assignments included the NBA, including the NBA Finals, college basketball, including the Final Four, MLB, including the World Series, College World Series, college football, horse racing, tennis, including the US Open (1984–1993), and the Olympics.
Visser moved to ABC Sports and ESPN after CBS lost the television rights to NFL games in 1993. When she covered Super Bowl XXXIX for ABC in 1995, she became the first woman to report from the sidelines during a Super Bowl.
She was the first woman to be assigned to Monday Night Football in 1998. In addition, she covered Super Bowl XXXIV for ABC in 2000. She returned to her roots in September 2007, writing a column for CBSSports.com.
Lesley Visser Age
Visser is 68 years old as of 2021, she was born on September 11, 1953, in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. She celebrates her birthday on the 11th of September every year.
Lesley Visser Height and Weight
She stands at an average height and moderate weight. She appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.
Lesley Visser Family
She was born to a school teacher and an engineer. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family or her siblings. Visser graduated from South Hadley High School and later attended Boston College, where she majored in English.
Lesley Visser Husband | Married
Visser is married to her loving husband Robert Cranston Kanuth. In their marriage, Lesley and her husband have not stated whether they have children or not. Lesley was initially married to sportscaster Dick Stockton from 1983 to 2010.
Lesley Visser Salary
Visser receives an annual salary of $75,000-$90,000 from her career as a sportscaster. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.