Lisa Salters Biography
Lisa Salters is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor, Reporter, and Correspondent, who is well-known for working as a sports reporter for “ESPN” and “ESPN on ABC” since March 2000. She is also a former college basketball player.
Lisa Salters Education
Salters graduated from Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia and then attended Penn State University. She graduated from the university in the year 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. Salters is a member of Upper Merion Area High School’s Hall of Fame. During her time at Penn State University, she played guard for the Lady Lions basketball team for one year (1986-1987). There she earned the distinction of being the shortest player in school history.
Lisa Salters Career
Salters serves at “ESPN on ABC” and “ESPN” as a sports reporter. She also serves as a co-producer and sideline reporter for ABC’s coverage of ESPN and NBA’s Monday Night Football. Salters began as a general assignment reporter at ESPN. She is among the featured correspondents on E:60, ESPN’s newsmagazine show. In the year 2008, Salters earned a Sports Emmy Award nomination for the story “Ray Of Hope”.
She has reported on the O. J. Simpson murder case for ABC. Salters has served at WBAL-TV in Baltimore as a reporter for 7 years (1988 to 1995). At ESPN, she has provided extensive coverage such as the Iraq War and a series of reports from the Middle East. Salters has also served as a host of ESPN’s coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics from Italy and Turin. She has also reported on ESPN’s coverage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Before Salters became a sportscaster, she began her career as a broadcast journalist. She became the 1st West Coast correspondent for NewsOne, the ABC affiliate news service, in the year 1995. While there, she reported on various notable stories such as the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the crash of TWA flight 800, the O.J. Simpson civil and criminal trials, and the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. In the year 2000, she now transitioned to sports journalism. Before Salters joined ESPN, she worked for ABC News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent for 5 years (1995-2000). There she was responsible for providing news reports for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, as well as other ABC News broadcasts.
Salters holds several honors for her work. She was inducted into the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on October 13, 2017. She holds 2 Emmy Awards; Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Long Feature and The Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality.
Lisa Salters Age
Salters is 56 years old as of 2022. She was born on March 6, 1966, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of March every year.
Lisa Salters Height
Salters stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).
Lisa Salters Family
Salters was born to Glen Salters (father) and Helen Salters (mother). She has a cousin called Tony Dorsett, who is a former University of Pittsburgh and Dallas Cowboys star running back. There is no information regarding whether Salters has any siblings.
Lisa Salters Husband
Salters has managed to keep her personal life quite private from the limelight, hence she has not disclosed any information about her dating life. There are also no rumors of her being in any relationship with anyone. However, there will be an update as soon as any information is available.
Lisa Salters Net Worth
Salters has an annual estimated net worth of $2 Million.