Lisa Desjardins

Lisa Desjardins Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Updated On October 19, 2022

Hawaii, USA
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Hawaii, USA

Lisa Desjardin is an American political Journalist. Lisa Desjardins is a correspondent for PBS News Hour where she covers the news from U.S Capitol.  Desjardin is a well-known face in the News World. She was also a Correspondent for CNN Radio and Associated Press.

Early Life

Lisa Desjardins was born on January 29, 1972. She was raised in the state of Hawaii. Her current age is 49 years old and holds American nationality.

Similarly, she was the daughter of a Navy Officer who retired as Captain. Likewise, she has three siblings along with seven half-siblings from her father’s side.

Additionally, Desjardins was extremely close to her mother. When she was small, she would often accompany her mother to her Call center job.


Regarding her education, she received her Bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of William & Mary Williamsburg, Virginia in 1994.

She went abroad to study at Herzen University in Saint Petersburg, Russia where she received a first-level graduate degree.

Similarly, she got an opportunity to learn the Russian language and In 1996, Desjardins completed her Master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Net Worth

Regarding her net worth, Lisa Desjardins has been able to earn a fine amount through her professional career as a Political journalist.

She has estimated to earn around $120k as an annual salary from PBS News as a Political Director. However, her worth has not been officially disclosed.

Additionally, some source has claimed that she has a net worth of around $2 million as of August 2022. she has enjoyed a long career in journalism and also earned much from her career.

Professional Life

After completing her education, Lisa Desjardins started her career working as a reporter for WBTW-TV Network in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in February 1998.

It was her first official job. She worked for almost a year and a half on WBTV-TV Network.

Similarly, she quit the job and started working as a freelance for The Sun News as well as for the Reuters News Agency at the same time. She worked at the Reuters News Agency for almost four years.

But she left The Sun News and joined the Columbia NBC affiliate WIS TV as a Political and State House reporter.

Furthermore, she covered the politics and the government in South Carolina as well as the 2000 Republican Campaign.

In 2003, she resigned from all the roles and become an Associated Press  Newswomen in Washington, D.C.

Likewise, she reported and supervised the national radio network and look after Print reporting. This role was held from April of 2003 to 2005.

She joined CNN and worked for 9 years long and worked as CNN Radio’s Correspondent. Unfortunately, CNN Radio was shut down in June 2013 and transferred to CNN’s Washington Bureau and worked there as a Capitol Hill reporter.

Similarly, she worked extremely hard covering but after working at the news network for 9 years CNN fired many of its employees including Desjardins.

Unfortunately, she lost her job but she stayed claimed and posted a video on YouTube which went viral.

However, she didn’t lose hope, in October 2014, she joined PBS News Hour as a correspondent and was later promoted to Political Director.

She appears on camera (both from the studio and Capitol Building ). She also writes articles for the website for three News Hours


Caption: Lisa-Desjardins giving her speech
(source: Youtube)

Relationship Status

Talking about her love life, Lisa Desjardins is happily married to a woman. She is married to Jason Desjardins on 6th October 2007.

Sequentially, the couple had dated for some years and got married, and together they are blessed with a son, Maximo Maurice. Currently, they are spending a happy and prosperous life.

Lisa Desjardins

Caption: Lisa with her husband posing for the photo
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Social Media

Reflecting on social media platforms, she is not socially active on social platforms. However, she has an Instagram account “@lisadnews” with more than 6.3k followers.

Similarly, she has a Twitter account via “@LisaDNews” where she has gathered around 133.3k followers on Twitter. However, she is not available on Facebook.

Body Measurements

Regarding her body measurement, Lisa Desjardins is a beautiful girl and has a beautiful personality. She has a slim body physique with decent height and weight which matches her body physique.

However, information about her height, weight, bra size, hip size, and chest size is not available at the moment. Likewise, she has blonde hair color with a pair of blue eyes.

Lisa Desjardins

Caption: Lisa Desjardins posing for the photo
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