Linda Cohn is an American journalist. She is best known for being a sportscaster at ESPN’s SportsCenter’. Linda has been working as a sportscaster since 1981. Linda has come a long way in her career. She has given all of her life to sports casting.
57 year old Linda has earned her a net worth of an estimated $8 million. Her salary is also not known to the public or published on any of the websites.
Know about Linda’s career
Her career started from a New-York based radio station WALK-AM in 1981, where she debuted as a sports anchor. After WALK-AM, she anchored for several New York’s stations. Later, in 1987, Cohn made history by being the first full-time female sports anchor on a national radio network.
After working on various radio stations, she had already gathered much experience in sports anchoring, which was duly noted by the higher ups in the field of sports journalism. Her first television break was on Sports Channel America in 1988.
In 1992, she was signed by ESPN network for their famous show SportsCenter. She has been the face of SportsCenter since then along with other anchors as well. She regularly anchors SportsCenter Monday through Friday.
She is also the commentator for WNBA broadcasts. She appears on SportsCenter’s commercial and is also the host of the podcast ‘Listen Closely to Linda Cohn’.
Apart from journalism, she has a keen interest in sports too. She was in her school’s boy ice hockey team. She was also the goalie for the women’s hockey team in Oswego. Later, in 2006, she was honored by the Oswego State when they put her name at the Oswego State athletic hall of fame. She follows sports and is a New York Giants/Mets/Knicks/ and Rangers fan.
She has written a book called ‘Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking Into the Boys’ Club.’ People have loved what she had to write!
Linda is a respected name in the industry. She is a talented and beautiful lady. She stands at the height of five feet five inches. Linda’s height suits her body measurements and build. She is 57 years of age, and she has maintained her body. She always looks fit and lovely.
The hot lady sports anchor always dresses classy while still showing off her tight figure and toned legs. There are pictures of her in a swimsuit, with her boyfriend and children.
This beautiful face was rumored to have plastic surgery done to make it so. But the rumors were never confirmed and went away eventually.
Linda’s married life
Moving on to Cohn’s personal life, she was married to Stew Kaufman. They have two children together. Cohn was married to husband Kaufman for 28 long years. Their relationship didn’t go well at the end and resulted in divorce.
There were no rumors of extra-marital affairs or Linda’s other boyfriends or any other problems that might have been the reason behind the divorce.
Talking about her love life as in today, she is seen dating professional hockey coach Matt City. The rumors about her plastic surgery began when she was rumored to be having an affair with City. The reason behind this was that Cohn is 17 years older than Matt. It was believed that to hide her age; she tried surgery on her face. Her personal life is between to her and her loved ones as the media has petite details on her and Linda likes it this way.
You can find Linda on Twitter @lindacohn. She posts her latest news, pictures and developments on Twitter. For more details on her, you can read her biography on Wikipedia.
Linda, an influential woman
It is not easy to be a sportscaster in the world where male dominates that field of the industry. But we can see that Linda has always felt comfortable in a man’s world. In one of the interview, Linda has confirmed that it is in her comfort zone and that she can get along with the guys more than she can with the girls.
Look at this video and discover how beautiful it looks to hear from her.
It feels great to listen to the sports news from a woman. Linda accepts that she feels very proud and considers it a great accomplishment when people express their satisfaction from her work’s excellence. It is a matter of pride that despite of never having imagined herself as the national television personality, she has actually made it possible.
We can be very sure that Linda can never let down her employers.
This one from Linda’s Tweeter.
— Linda Cohn (@lindacohn) March 6, 2017