Lisa Salters

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Full Name Lisa Salters
Age 54 Years Old
Nick Name Lisa
Gender Female
Famous As Journalist
Birth Date March 6th, 1966
Birth Place Pennsylvania

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Alisia Salters popularly known as Lisa Salters is an American sports journalist. She is best known for her working as a sports journalist (reporter) at ESPN. She joined ESPN in 2000. She as covered several sporting events for ESPN. She currently works as a sideline reporter, as well as co-producer for ESPN's Monday Night Football. She is a former collegiate women's basketball player, having played guard at Penn State University. 

What is Lisa Salters Famous For?

  • Popular sports journalist working at ESPN.

Where was Lisa Salters Born?

Lisa Salters was born on 6 March 1966. Her birth name is Alisia Salters. Her birth place is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania in the United States. She holds an American nationality. Information about her parents is not available at present. Her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She belongs to African-American ethnicity. She is the cousin of the former University of Pittsburgh and Dallas Cowboys star running back Tony Dorsett.  

Regarding her education, she attended Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia. She played high school basketball there. After high school graduation, she attended Penn State University, where she played college basketball. She played guard for the Lady Lions basketball team. She holds the record for being the shortest player in school history at 5 feet and 2 inches tall. She graduated from Penn State with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. 

Lisa Salters Job

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Lisa Salters Career Timeline

Salter served as a reporter at WBAL-TV in Baltimore from 1988 to 1995. 

She served as a Los Angeles-based correspondent for ABC News from 1995 to 2000. 

She covered news for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.

She also covered news for other ABC News broadcasts. 

She covered the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the Matthew Shepard murder, the crash of TWA Flight 800 at ABC News.

She also covered much-publicized O.J. Simpson trials. 

Salters joined ESPN in March 2000. 

She joined ESPN as a general assignment reporter.

Her reports have been regularly featured on "Outside the Lines" series.

She covered the murder conspiracy trial of Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth. 

She reported the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan.

She covered sports-related stories from the Middle East for Outside the Lines, SportsCenter and ESPNEWS during the build-up to Operation Iraqi Freedom through the commencement of the Iraq War.

Lisa Salters Honor

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She reported the 2005 Olympic Games in Greece and the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy.

She was assigned the lead sideline reporter for ABC's coverage of the NBA on ABC in 2006. 

She worked the 2006 NBA Finals on Television and 2007 NBA Finals on the radio.

She covered the Big 12 Championship Game in San Antonio, Texas in December 2007.

She was appointed the full-time solo sideline reporter for ESPN's Monday Night Football back in 2012. 

She currently serves as a sideline reporter for the show. She is also the co-producer of the show. 

She also serves as the lead sideline reporter for ESPN's coverage of the NBA on ABC. 

She is one of the featured correspondents on ESPN's newsmagazine show, E:60.

Honors

Nominated for the 2008 Sports Emmy Award for the story "Ray Of Hope". 

Inducted into the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in October 2017.

Who is Lisa Salters Husband?

The popular ESPN sports journalist is unmarried to date. She is never married. She has an adopted son, Samuel Salters. Detail information about her personal life will be updated soon. 

How Tall is Lisa Salters?

Lisa Salters stands at a height of 1.57 m. She held a school record at Penn State as the shortest basketball player at 5'2" in school history. She has a body weight of 48 kg. Her body measurements are 34-29-36 inches. She has dark brown eyes and her hair color is dark brown as well. 

How Much is Lisa Salters Worth?

Lisa Salters earns from her journalism career. She is associated with ESPN since 2000. She is one of the popular sports journalists. Her salary detail is not available at present. Her net worth is estimated at $2.5 million.