Lisa Desjardins Biography
|Date of Birth:||1946|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Lisa Desjardins|
|Working For||PBS NewsHour|
|Net Worth||$120 thousand|
|Salary||$33,530 to $62,692|
|Married to||Jason Desjardins|
|Education||College of William and Mary, Herzen University, Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism|
Lisa Desjardins is a famous American political journalist who as of 2019, is serving as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour. Previously, she worked for CNN Radio and Associated Press.
Early Life And Education Of Lisa Desjardins
Lisa Desjardins' detail information regarding her personal life including her birth details are yet to be revealed, however, as per a few sources, she was born between 1971 and 1972. She was born in Hawaii, the United States of America, and later grew up in Annandale, Virginia.
The name and detail of her parents are not disclosed yet, but 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.
Lisa was keen in politics since her childhood thus got enrolled at College of William and Mary earning a Bachelor’ Degree in Economics.
Later she attended Herzen University studying Russian studies and then got rolled at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism earning Master of Science Degree in Journalism.
Lisa Desjardins’ Career
After completing her Master’s Degree, Lisa Desjardins got her first job in journalism sector in one of the local television stations, WBTW between 1998 and 1999 when she was fired.
Then, Lisa worked as a freelance reporter for Myrtle Beach newspaper, The Sun News. Only after working for a few months, in October 1999, she joined Columbia NBC-affiliate WIS as a political reporter.
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Lisa then became a newswoman in 2003 at the Washington D.C. bureau of the Associated Press where she reported the Iraq war, Medicaid; hurricanes, and 2004 Presidential election.
In 2005, Lisa joined CNN as Radio’s Congress correspondent and occasionally reported for CNN’s News Channel and CNN.com. She worked for around nine years in CNN.
Lisa joined PBS NewsHour in October 2014 working as a political reporter and then later got promoted to political director in July 2015.
Currently, she also writes articles for NewsHour’ website.
Lisa Desjardins’ Net Worth
Lisa Desjardins began her professional journalism career in 1998 and had already worked for numerous high-class news channel like CNN, WIS, The Sun News, and many others.
As of early 2019, Lisa Desjardins’ net worth is reported to be around $120 thousand and earns an annual salary that ranges from $33,530 to $62,692.
Lisa Desjardins’ Personal Life
Talking about Lisa Desjardins’ personal life and current relationship status, she is married to Jason Desjardins.
Lisa Desjardins married husband Jason Desjardins in a private wedding ceremony back in 2007 after dating for a couple of years. The secretive couple is yet to disclose detail information regarding their wedding ceremony.
As of now, Lisa and Jason are enjoying a healthy conjugal life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. Also, she has not been involved in any kind of controversies.
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After around nine years of being married, the couple welcomed their first son in 2016. Just like how they managed to keep their married life away from the media, they also did not reveal anything about their child.
For now, the family of three enjoys a healthy familial relationship living in Alexandria, Virginia.