Lisa Kerney to join ESPN
Lisa Kerney will join ESPN beginning Monday, Feb. 24, as a studio anchor, appearing on various shows across several ESPN platforms.
Prior to joining ESPN, Kerney had been at WCBS-TV in New York, serving as sports anchor for CBS 2 News This Morning since January 2012. She had also been at MLB Network where she was a sports contributor/reporter (October 2010-December 2011).
"We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to add someone as talented and engaging as Lisa to our world-class team of studio anchors," said Rob King, Sr. Vice president, SportsCenter and News.
Previously, Kerney was at KING-TV in Seattle (October 2005-10) serving as weekend sports anchor and Northwest Sports Tonight host. She was also responsible for the national highlight segment of The Jim Mora Show, which aired after every Seattle Seahawks game.
She received the Montana Standard 2005 People's Choice Awards: Top Choice for "Best Sports Reporter," and "Best TV Personality," while sports producer/reporter/anchor at KXLF-TV in Butte (September 2004-05).
A native of Kansas City, Kerney is a graduate of Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. where she majored in Broadcast Communications and was point guard and captain of the women's basketball team. She is married to former Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons player Patrick Kerney, and has two daughters.