Lisa Desjardins

Lisa Desjardins Biography, Age, PBS, Children, Married, Family, CNN,and Anorexia

Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist, born in 1971 or 1972 . Lisa is a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour and has previously worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio., she has since 2018 reported on five U.S. presidential elections.

Lisa Desjardins Biography

Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist, born in 1971 or 1972. She is a correspondent at the PBS News Hour and has previously worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio., she has since 2018 reported on five U.S. presidential elections.

Lisa Desjardins Age 

Desjardins was born on 29 January 1972. She is 50 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on January 29 every year.

Lisa Desjardins Education

She attended and graduated from William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia from the year 1990 to 1994 and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Desjardins later joined Herzen University in Saint Petersburg, Russia where she studied Russian studies and how to speak the Russian language. She then attended Northwestern University Medill school of journalism in 1996 and attained a master of Science degree in journalism.

Lisa Desjardins Family

Her father was a college teacher who previously worked in the Navy. Lisa has three siblings and seven half-siblings from her father’s side, she has not revealed any other information regarding her family.

Lisa Desjardins Married

She has been married to Jason Desjardins since 2007,she has not revealed more information regarding her husband.

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Lisa Desjardins Children

After being married for about 9 years, the couple welcomed their first son in 2016.

Lisa Desjardins Height

She stands on an average height of 5 ft 3.

Lisa Desjardins Career

Her first job in journalism was at the local television station WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, from 1998 to 1999, when she was fired. Afterwards she worked as a freelance reporter for The Sun News, a Myrtle Beach newspaper, and, at the same time, as a freelance reporter for the news agency Reuters.

She left The Sun News in October 1999, and joined the Columbia NBC-affiliate WIS as a political reporter, while she remained a reporter for Reuters. While at WIS, she covered the South Carolina Legislature, the debate on the display of the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina State House, and the 2000 Republican presidential primaries.

In 2003, she became a newswoman at the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Associated Press, where she reported among other things, on the 2004 presidential election; Medicaid; hurricanes; and the Iraq War.

Lisa Desjardins CNN

As the CNN Radio’s Congress correspondent, she occasionally reported for CNN.com and CNN’s news channel as well. In June 2013, when CNN Radio was shut down, she was transferred to CNN’s Washington Bureau, where she worked as a Capitol Hill reporter. She was among the team that covered the 2008 presidential primaries.

In 2008, CNN received a Peabody Award for its coverage. She reported on the 2010 Haiti earthquake for CNN Radio, whose coverage was awarded a Sigma Delta Chi Award. She wrote a personal finance book together with Rick Emerson called Zombie Economics:

A Guide to Personal Finance, during her time at CNN. The book was published in May 2011 by Avery Publishing. She chaired the June 2014 annual dinner of the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association. Desjardins left CNN in August 2014 after she was laid off. However, On her last day on YouTube, She posted a video about her departure and time at CNN which has been viewed over 350,000 times.

Lisa Desjardin’s PBS 

In October 2014, prior to joining the PBS News Hour as a politics reporter, and in July 2015, she was promoted to “political director”. She appears on camera, both from the studio and from the Capitol Building, and she writes articles for the website of the News Hour.

Lisa Desjardins Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million- $5 million dollars.

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