On November 10th, 1959, Linda Cohn took birth in Long Islands, based in New York, USA. She is known to the public as a sports reporter, but especially for her works with ESPN. She is a part of ESPN’s flagship program, which is called “SportsCenter”. She is working for the famous sports network since the year 1992, and for them, she covers some high-profile events relating to sports for the channel.
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Early Life And Childhood
Linda became very much inclined towards sports, probably due to her father. Her father used to watch and enjoy different kinds of sports on TV. To play, and as encouraged by Linda’s mother, she began to play hockey. She even played alongside and against boys. She started to play as the goalkeeper in Ice Hockey. For her lovely talents, she was selected in the men’s team of her high school.
After completing matriculation from a hometown high school, she enrolled at the New York State University based in Oswego. From there, she completed her graduation, in mass communications, in 1981.
After completing graduation, she kick-started her career for an amateur radio network named WALK-AM, a WALK-FM counterpart. She used to be their sportscaster for about four, and after she gained a bit of experience, she left the New York located station and went on to work for various other radio networks.
Works For The ESPN Network
After her early preliminary works for the ESPN Network, she even improved and started cover inter-college basketball matches. In 2005, her contract with the network even extended and ended up covering the National Women’s Basket Tournament matches. In addition, she became the regular morning show anchor of “SportsCenter”. During weekdays, she joined the regular evening shows related to sports, especially basketball. Her current live event is named “Closely listen to Linda Cohn”. She has been writing articles for its website, and alongside, she interviews several high-profile players, figures, and celebrities. In 2018, ESPN made it public that they made a multi-year contract with her, making her the most long-term working sportscaster. Along with basketball, she has currently started to cover hockey tournaments as well, which takes place throughout the year.
Cohn is a married woman, and she has married Stew Coffman in the year 1980, and they have made a daughter and son together since their marriage. But after twenty-eight years of living together, the couple finally went through a divorce in 2008. After her divorce from Stew, she started to date Matt Voity; with him, she has lived together for a decade before separation. She is currently single. She is a capitalist and once criticized the left-wing biasedness politically of her company.
As per credible sources are concerned, Linda Cohn’s total net worth is 10 million US dollars.