Lisa Desjardins Biography and Wiki
Lisa Desjardins, born Lisa Goddard, is an American journalist who serves as a correspondent at PBS NewsHour. Prior to joining PBS, Lisa previously worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio. She has notably reported on five U.S. presidential elections since 2018.
Lisa Desjardins Age and Birthday
Lisa was born on January 29, 1972, in Hawaii, United States of America. She is 49 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Aquarius.
Lisa Desjardins Height
Desjardins is of average stature, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 6 inches (Approx 1.67m).
Lisa Desjardins Education
Lisa attended William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1990, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1994. She then proceeded to Herzen University in Saint Petersburg, Russia, where she pursued Russian studies and learned to speak Russian.
The journalist then furthered her education at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1996, graduating with a Master of Science degree in journalism.
Lisa Desjardins Family, Parents, Siblings
Desjardins’s father was a Naval officer who retired at the rank of Captain and later worked as a college instructor. She grew up in Annandale, Virginia, alongside three siblings. She also has seven half-siblings on her father’s side. Further details regarding her family will be updated soon.
Lisa Desjardins Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the renowned journalist is happily married to her loving husband, Jason Desjardins. The romantic duo exchanged their wedding vows on October 7, 2017, in a private wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update her husband’s details soon.
Lisa Desjardins Son, Kids
Lisa and Jason are proud parents of their son named; Maximo Maurice who was born on March 4, 2016. The family resides in Alexandria, Virginia.
Lisa Desjardins Salary
According to PBS estimates, Desjardins receives an average annual salary of $120,000.
Lisa Desjardins Net Worth
Lisa Desjardins has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a correspondent among other investments.
Lisa Desjardins PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour is a public media news organization with a nightly hour-long television broadcast and a robust digital footprint across the web and social media. She kicked off her journalism career by working for WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
She left the station in 1999 and joined The Sun News as a freelancer and at the same time freelancing for Reuters News Agency. Lisa then worked at WIS, an NBC affiliate as a political reporter. She joined CNN in the year 2005 where she worked for the CNN Radio Congress and CNN.com and CNN News.
Desjardins joined PBS NewsHour in 2014. After working hard, she was later promoted to be the PBS Political director in 2015.