Lisa Desjardins Bio, Wiki
Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist who works as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour. She previously worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio.
Lisa Desjardins Age
Desjardins was born on January 29, 1972. She is 49 years old as of 2021.
Lisa Desjardins Height
Her actual height has yet to be revealed, but it will be updated as soon as her body measurements are released.
Lisa Desjardins Family
Desjardins grew up in Annandale, Virginia. Her father worked in the Navy and later on, as a college teacher. There is no information about her mother. Desjardins has three siblings and seven half-siblings on her father’s side.
Lisa Desjardins Husband
Desjardins is married to Jason Desjardins. Lisa and Jason got married in 2007. The couple has a son who was born in 2016. They reside in Alexandria, Virginia.
Lisa Desjardins Education
Desjardins earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1994.
She then travelled to Russia for two years to continue her studies at Herzen University in Saint Petersburg. She studied Russian studies and mastered the language while she was there.
Desjardins also earned a Master of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1997.
Lisa Desjardins Career
Desjardins started her vocation in news coverage at the nearby TV channel WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1998. She worked at the station until 199 when she got terminated.
She proceeded to function as an independent columnist for The Sun News, a Myrtle Beach paper just as an independent correspondent for the news office Reuters.
Desjardins left The Sun News in October 1999 and joined the Columbia NBC-offshoot WIS as a political columnist. While there, she covered the discussion on the showcase of the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina State House. She covered the South Carolina Legislature just as the 2000 Republican official primaries.
In 2003, Desjardins moved to work at the Associated Press where she turned into a newswoman at Washington, D.C. She provided details regarding stories like the 2004 official political race; Medicaid; typhoons; and the Iraq War.
Lisa Desjardins CNN
Desjardins began working for CNN in 2005. She worked as the Congress correspondent for CNN Radio and occasionally reported for CNN.com and CNN’s news channel while at CNN. Desjardins was reassigned to CNN’s Washington Bureau, where she worked as a Capitol Hill reporter, until CNN Radio was shut down in 2013.
She covered the 2010 Haiti earthquake for CNN Radio during her employment at the network. A Sigma Delta Chi Award was given to the coverage.
She was put off from CNN in August of 2014.
In October 2014, Desjardins joined PBS NewsHour as a political reporter. Later in July 2015, Desjardins got promoted to “political director”. She also writes articles for the website of the NewsHour.
Lisa Desjardins Book
While working at CNN, Desjardins wrote a personal finance book together with Rick Emerson. The book is called Zombie Economics: A Guide to Personal Finance. It was published in May 2011.
Lisa Desjardins Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Lisa Desjardins Net Worth
Lisa has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.