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Lisa Salters | Biography

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  • Full Name Alisia " Lisa" Salters
  • Occupation Sportscaster, Journalist and Former College Basketball Player
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Birth Date Mar 06, 1966
  • Age 55 Years, 8 Months
Sideline Reporter and Co-producer for ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' 

Lisa Salters | Biography

Joined ESPN in 2000

In 2008, she got nominated for the ‘Sports Emmy Award’ for the story ‘Ray of Hope.’ Because of her successful career, on 13 October 2017, Salters was enlisted in the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. 


Lisa Salters is an American sportscaster, journalist, and former college basketball player. 

Who Is Lisa Salters?

Alisia Salters, popularly known as Lisa Salters, was born on 6 March 1966 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Salters is a sideline reporter and co-producer for ESPN’s Monday Night Football and ESPN’s NBA coverage on ABC. 

Salters attended Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia for her high school studies. She is also a member of the school’s Hall of Fame. Salters later graduated from Penn State University in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. While in college, she played guard for the Lady Lions basketball team between 1986 and 1987. Salters held the distinction of being the shortest player in school history at 5 feet 2inches. 

Salters is also a cousin of Heisman Trophy winner and Dallas Cowboys Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett.

Career 

Salters first rose to fame when she covered the OJ Simpson murder trial for ABC and served as a correspondent at WBAL-TV in Baltimore between 1995 to 2000. 

Eventually, she joined ESPN as a general assignment reporter in March 2000. There, she covered the Middle East before the Iraq War, and in 2002, she covered the FIFA World Cup. Salters also served as the sideline reporter for ABC’s Saturday Night Football college football games for five different seasons between 2006 to 2010. In 2006, she also covered the Winter Olympics.

In the same year, she was the principal sideline reporter for ABC’s NBA coverage. She also presented the 2006 NBA Finals on television as a fill-in for Michele Tafoya, who was on maternity leave at the time. Salters returned to her previous job as the team’s backup sideline reporter the following year, while Tafoya returned to her old role. Likewise, she also began her career as a consultant for the ESPN show E:60 in 2007. Then in 2012, she joined ESPN’s Monday Night Football.

In 2008, she got nominated for the ‘Sports Emmy Award’ for the story ‘Ray of Hope.’ Because of her successful career, on 13 October 2017, Salters was enlisted in the Montgomery County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. 

What Is Lisa Salters’s Net Worth 

Lisa Salters had had a successful career as a journalist and a former collegiate basketball player. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Salters has a net worth of $2 million as of 2021. 

Is Lisa Salters Married?

There has been no information about Salters’s love life, and, according to sources, she is unmarried. However, she is settled in Baltimore, Maryland, with her adopted son, Samuel. 

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