Lisa Desjardins Bio, Age, Husband, CNN, PBS NewsHour, Salary and Sickness

By | June 24, 2021

Lisa Desjardins Biography

Lisa Desjardins an American political journalist working at the PBS NewsHour and also a reporter for US Presidential elections since 2018. Previously, before joining PBS NewsHour, she worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio.

Lisa Desjardins Age

Lisa was born on 29, January 1972, Hawaii, United States of America.

Lisa Desjardins Career

Lisa started her professional career working for WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She worked for WBTW between 1998 to 1999 after she was dismissed for unknown reasons. Lisa then joined The Sun News as a freelancer and at the same time freelancing for Reuters News Agency. She later left The Sun News and joined WIS, an NBC affiliate as a political reporter and still reporting for Reuters.

She covered the South Carolina Legislature, the debate on the display of the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina State House, and the 2000 Republican presidential primaries. In 2003, Desjardins became a newswoman at the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Associated Press, where she reported on, among other things, the 2004 presidential election; Medicaid; hurricanes; and the Iraq War.

Lisa Desjardins CNN

Lisa joined CNN in the year 2005 where she worked for the CNN Radio Congress and and CNN News. CNN Radio was shut down in June 2013 and she transferred to CNN Washington where she worked as the Capitol Hill correspondent.

One of her most memorable coverages includes the book on personal finance with Rick Emerson known as Zombie Economics. The book was published in May 2011 by Avery Publishers. She left CNN in 2014 after being fired to join her current job at PBS NewsHour.

She posted a video on youtube about her parting ways with CNN which attracted over 350,000 viewers.

Lisa Desjardins PBS NewsHour

Lisa is currently working as a political journalist for PBS NewsHour. She joined the station in 2014 after she was laid off from CNN Radio. After working so hard to bring up the standards of PBS Political news, she was promoted to be the PBS Political director in 2015. She also appears on both cameras and writing articles for the website NewsHour.

Lisa Desjardins Salary

Lisa earns an annual estimated salary of $120,000

Lisa Desjardins Net Worth

Lisa has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.

Lisa Desjardins Height and Weight

Lisa stands tall at an average height and has a moderate weight. S

Lisa Desjardins Education

Lisa joined William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia as of 1990 to 1994 where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. She then joined Herzen University in Saint Petersburg, Russia where she studied Russian studies and how to speak the Russian language. She later enrolled at Northwestern University Medill school of journalism in 1996 and attained a master of Science degree in journalism.

Lisa Desjardins Family

Lisa was born to her father who worked as a Navy officer who retired at the captain level. After retiring from the Navy, he joined teaching as a professional college teacher. There is no information to the public about her mother. She was raised up along with her three siblings and seven half-siblings on her father’s side.

Lisa Desjardins Husband

Lisa got married to Jason Desjardins in 2007 and together they have a son, Maximo Maurice who was born on March 4, 2016. The couple lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lisa Desjardins Adoption

As per to her post on Twitter, on March 18, 2019, she shared with her fans that she was looking to adopt another child via her website She wanted to add a family member and a possible brother or sister to her own son, Maxicom Maurice.

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