» Linda Cohn | Biography

Posted On: Sep 24, 2013
Linda Cohn is the renowned name in the media world. The owner of the pretty face and charming personality, Linda is currently associated with the ESPN. She is the regular anchor for the program SportsCentre in ESPN. She started her career as sports correspondent in 1981 for the WALK-AM which was New York based Patchogue radio station. With the successful career in both radio and television she has earned her net worth of $ 8 million but her salary isn’t publicized by her employer.

This talented journalist was born on 10th November 1959 in Long Island in New York. During her teenage days she played ice hockey and formed her own high school boys team. In addition to this she is also the diehard fan of New York Mets, New York Knicks, and New York Giants. The gorgeous sports news caster attended Newfield High School in Selden and she is the graduate of SUNY at Oswego with the bachelor degree in 1981 in arts and communication. She was instated in Oswego State athletic in 2006 in their hall of fame. Furthermore she was also the goal keeper in the team of women ice hockey at Oswego.

Starting her career as the sports anchor for the several radio stations, she had travelled considerate distance in her career before settling herself as the established sports journalist in both TV and radio. Initially she worked for several New York based radio station from the year1981 to 1987. Among them her notable work is considered as the brief contribution to WFAN as their update person. The turning point in her career is regarded as the year 1987, when she was hired by ABC. She became the first U.S female hired full time by the national network of radio in the history of sport. Her first television break came in 1988 after she was recruited by Sports Channel America. It was then regarded as the top competitor of ESPN. She was also associated with KIRO-TV in Seattle as the cables sports anchor in Washington.
It was the year 1992 when she was recruited by ESPN as their shows Sportscentre anchor. After 1992 she has become the recognized face to the show’s viewers. Furthermore she is also seen in the program’s comical commercial.

In addition to her significant work as the female sports correspondent, she has also established herself as prognosticator after she participated in 1997 NCAA tournament of basketball. Seeing her talent and devotion towards work her contract was extended by ESPN and she was provided with the WNBA telecast as the additional work in her duties. The June of 2008 become the most memorable month in her life as it was announced that year she was appointed as the regular anchor alongside co-anchor Steve Berthiaume for the morning version of Sportscentre. Beside her successful career in television, she is also the author of the book Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking Into the Boys’ Club.

Being one of the most demanded and talked about journalist, she follows some strict diet and exercise regularly to keep her in the list of the most attracted women in her field. There is the rumor that she used plastic surgery to enhance her beauty and been through cosmetic surgery to enhance the size of her mammary gland. However the reported has never confirmed the rumor. She is standing at the height of 5 ft 5 inch and her body measurement is well suited with her average built. The pair of her long and gorgeous legs and feet provides an extra charm on her beauty. The image of her in the swim suit flaunting her tight and slim body is available in the internet.

Moving towards her personal biography at the 53 years of her age she is in subsequent relation with the boyfriend Matt Voity. Matt himself is the professional hockey coach for the goalie. Previously she was married to husband Stew Kaufman. The couple had two children together but because of some issue they divorce. The more and additional information about her can be obtained from Wiki. Her fan can also follow her on Twitter and her fan page in facebook which can provide them with the opportunity to be familiar with her personal nature and some of her personal images.