Lisa Desjardins is an inspiration to women all around the world who want to pursue their career as a journalist. She has dedicated almost 20 years of her life in journalism. She currently works as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour who previously worked for the CNN Radio and Associated Press.
She has been on the field for so many years, does that mean her personal life is not as perfect? Is she married? Who is her husband? We have all the details of her personal life here!!!
Lisa Desjardins Is Happily Married!! Meet Her Husband
Like many other famous TV personalities, we know so far, Lisa Desjardins is quite protective about her personal life. She never talks about her private affairs in the media, still, we are aware of the fact that she's a happily married woman.
She tied the knot to her husband Jason Desjardins for 11 years now and we are so sure that the two are still going on strong!
Though Desjardins prefers to keep everything behind the bar she took Twitter to celebrate her 10th wedding anniversary in October 2017 and wrote:
"SO LUCKY – I married this amazing man ten years ago today. Maybe not Twitter talk – but feeling a bit giddy in love tonight."
They simply look like a newly married couple, aren't they?
SO LUCKY - I married this amazing man ten years ago today. Maybe not Twitter talk - but feeling a bit giddy in love tonight. pic.twitter.com/yOJCUSjguM— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDNews) October 6, 2017
The pair welcomed their son Maximo Maurice in March 2016. She shared the blessed news with her fans via Twitter post.
INTRODUCING: Max Desjardins, our brand new son. We are over the moon. He's v happy, except this, re: 2016 elex. pic.twitter.com/lq1pOzBIEW— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDNews) March 4, 2016
It was the same day she uploaded another image of her lovely son and husband announcing that Maximo is named after their beloved grandfather.
NEW FUTURE VOTER (more):— Lisa Desjardins (@LisaDNews) March 4, 2016
Full name: Maximo Maurice. (After beloved grandfather).
Just two more proud mama photos: pic.twitter.com/Q8Kdm0o4Ee
Though the former CNN correspondent prefers to maintain her family life in privacy, we are so happy that she manages to share some of the amazing moments of her life.
Lisa Desjardins' Career Details
Desjardins started her career working at the local TV station WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. However, for some reasons, she was fired from the station between 1998 and 1999.
Before joining Columbia NBC-affiliate WIS as a political reporter, she worked as a freelance reporter for The Sun News. She reported 2004 presidential election, Medicaid, hurricanes and the Irag War being a newswoman at the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Associated Press.
In 2005, she joined CNN and worked in the network for nine years. Apart from being CNN Radio's Congress correspondent, she also worked for CNN.com and CNN's news channel. She was fired from the CNN including many other employees in 2014.
Here's a video of Lisa Desjardins waving goodbye to CNN network. Enjoy!
In 2008, she received a Peabody Award for covering the 2008 presidential primaries. Furthermore, she grabbed a Sigma Delta Chi Award reporting the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
She wrote a book entitled Zombie Economics: A Guide to Personal Finance with Rick Emerson. She started working at the PBS NewsHour in October 2014 as a politics reporter.
Lisa Desjardins: Quick Facts
- Born in Hawaii, the United States to the family of Thomas Bohner Goddard and Patricia Flanagan.
- She was raised in Annandale, Virginia.
- Previously, her father worked in the Navy and later as a teacher.
- She attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg.
- She learned Russian studies at Herzen University.
- She received a Master of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
- She is working as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour.