Lisa Salters: Biography, Career, ESPN, Net Worth

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Lisa Salters is an American journalist with notable work at ESPN; in this article, we break down her profile, career net worth and many other things that need to be known about her.

Many sports people today venture into broadcasting after their playing career; this is most notable in football but several other sports disciplines have players taking up broadcasting after their careers.

Lisa Salters is a former basketball player and one of those to have jumped on the ship to do broadcasting after their playing careers. However, Lisa’s basketball career didn’t gain as many headlines as her broadcasting career. Who is Lisa Salters?

Biography

Lisa Salters
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Lisa Salters is a former college basketball player and writer from the United States. Since 2000, she has worked as a reporter for ESPN and ESPN on ABC.

She previously worked as a reporter at WBAL-TV in Baltimore from 1988 until 1995, covering the O. J. Simpson murder investigation for ABC.

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Salters has covered events all over the world for ESPN, including a series of broadcasts from the Middle East before the Iraq War.

She also hosted ESPN’s coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, as well as ESPN’s coverage of the FIFA World Cup in 2002.

She works for ABC’s NBA coverage and ESPN’s Monday Night Football as a sideline reporter and co-producer.

She was born on March 6, 1966.

We shall look at the net worth of Lisa Salters after we have looked at her career and the things she has accomplished in her career.

Educational Background

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Lisa Salters is a highly educated professional. Salters, a native of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Penn State University in 1988.

She was the shortest player in school history at 5′ 2″ when she played guard for the Lady Lions basketball team from 1986 to 1987.

Salters is a graduate of King of Prussia’s Upper Merion Area High School, where she was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.

Tony Dorsett, a former University of Pittsburgh running back who now plays for the Dallas Cowboys, is Salters’ cousin.

Salters was inducted into the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on October 13, 2017.

Lisa Salters Career Beginnings

Lisa Salters career has been interesting where she played collegiate basketball but found new love with broadcasting and held on to it.

She didn’t start her broadcasting journey as a sports reporter, but her versatility meant that she could do anything.

Prior to becoming a sportscaster, Salters worked as a broadcast journalist. She became the first West Coast correspondent for NewsOne, an ABC affiliate news service, in 1995.

She covered the O.J. Simpson civil and criminal trials, the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, and the TWA flight 800 accident for the network, among many other important stories.

What is the net worth of Lisa Salters?

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Lisa Salters

In March 2000, Salters joined ESPN as a general assignment correspondent.

She is the lead sideline reporter for ESPN’s NBA coverage on ABC and works as a sideline reporter and co-producer for Monday Night Football.

Salters is also a prominent journalist on ESPN’s newsmagazine show E:60, which premiered in October 2007. For the piece “Ray Of Hope,” she was nominated for a Sports Emmy Award in 2008.

In 2012, ESPN announced that Lisa Salters would replace Suzy Kolber as a full-time single sideline reporter for Monday Night Football, joining Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden.

Salters will serve as a sideline reporter alongside Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland on ESPN’s new Monday Night Football commentary crew, which was revealed in 2018.

Net Worth of Lisa Salters

So, after all these years of broadcasting, what is there to show in terms of money earned by the former collegiate basketball player?

Let’s see the net worth of Lisa Salters now.

Lisa has a net worth of $2 million.

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