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Lisa Desjardins Net Worth & Salary 2022? Her husband, Son & Adoption

Lisa Desjardins Net Worth & Salary 2022? Her husband, Son & Adoption

Facts of Lisa Desjardins

Full Name: Lisa Desjardins
Birth Date: January 29, 1972
Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Political Journalist
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aquarius
MarriedJason Desjardins (2007)
Net Worth$2 million
Salary$120k
Birth PlaceHawaii
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
Educationthe College of William & Mary, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
FatherThomas Bohner Goddard
MotherPatricia Goddard
KidsMaximo Maurice (2016)
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Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist. She is currently working as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour.

Who are the Parents of Journalist-Lisa Desjardins?

Lisa Desjardins opened her eyes on 29th January 1972, in the state of Hawaii, the United States of America. As of now, she is 50 years old. Her birth name is Lisa Goddard and her horoscope is Aquarius. She is the daughter of Thomas Bohner Goddard (father) and Patricia Goddard (mother). Her father used to work in the Navy and later worked as a college teacher.

Lisa Desjardins showing her art
Caption: Lisa Desjardins showing her art (Photo: Twitter)

After her parents divorced, her father again married Joan H Goddard with whom he had 7 children. She grew up with her three siblings and seven half-siblings in Annandale, Virginia. Lisa holds an American nationality while she belongs to white ethnical background.

Educational background of Lisa Desjardins

She graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, between 1990 and 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. In the year 1995, she received the first level graduate degree in Russian Studies from the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.

She attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and graduated with a Master of Science degree in journalism in the year 1997.

Is Lisa Desjardins Married? Who is Her Husband?

Yes, Lisa Desjardins is a married woman. She is married to her husband, Jason Desjardins since the year 2007. Their wedding was a private one where their close friends and family were invited. Lisa and Jason dated for some years before tying the wedding knot. On their marriage anniversary, Lisa tweeted:

“SO LUCKY-I married this amazing man ten years ago today. Maybe not Twitter talk-but feeling a bit giddy in love tonight.”

Lisa Desjardins with her husband, Jason Desjardins
Caption: Lisa Desjardins with her husband, Jason Desjardins (Photo: Twitter)

Blessed with a Son & about Adoption

Lisa and Jason are blessed with a son. After 9 years of their marriage, they welcomed their son, Maximo Maurice in the year 2016. Currently, they are loving a happy and peaceful life in Alexandria, Virginia.

Lisa Desjardins with her son, Maximo Maurice
Caption: Lisa Desjardins with her son, Maximo Maurice (Photo: Twitter)

Once Lisa mentioned adoption through her Twitter account by saying:

“Hi everyone, a big favor.

1. We still are looking to adopt a 2nd child, find the rest of our family. (!)
2. Here’s our website, w/ photo overload: http://3adopt.com
3. Could you RT? And let me know of anyone looking!

So deeply grateful.

PS Forgive if I RT this later too”

How much is Lisa Desjardins’s Salary & Net Worth as of 2022?

Lisa Desjardins has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2022. She has been able to earn this impressive amount through her career as a political journalist. She earns around $120k as an annual salary being the political director of PBS.

Lisa Desjardins giving advice to future journalists
Caption: Lisa Desjardins giving advice to future journalists (Photo: YouTube)

Professional Career of Lisa Desjardins

  • Lisa Desjardins started her career at the local television station WBTW in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as a journalist.
  • After that, she worked as a freelance reporter for The Sun News and the news agency, Reuters.
  • In October 1999, Lisa left the job at The Sun News and joined the Columbia NBC affiliate WIS as a political reporter.
  • While working at WIS, she covered the South Carolina Legislature and the 2000 Republican presidential primaries.
Lisa Desjardins, American political journalist
Caption: Lisa Desjardins, American political journalist (Photo: Zimbio)
  • Lisa became a newswoman at the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Associated Press in the year 2003.
  • She joined CNN and worked there for nine years from 2005 to 2014. In the year 2008, CNN received a Peabody Award for its coverage.
  • When CNN Radio was shut down in June 2013 due to some controversies, she was transferred to CNN’s Washington Bureau, where she worked as a Capitol Hill reporter.
  • During her time at CNN, Lisa wrote a personal finance book together with Rick Emerson named Zombie Economics: A Guide to Personal Finance which was published in May 2011 by Avery Publishing.
  • She left CNN in August 2014 after she was laid off. On her last day, she posted a video about her departure and time at CNN on YouTube.

PBS of Lisa Desjardins

Lisa joined the PBS NewsHour as a politics reporter in October 2014.  She was promoted to political director in July 2015. Lisa appears on camera, both from the studio and from the Capitol Building, and she writes articles for the website of NewsHour.

Lisa Desjardins with her co-workers
Caption: Lisa Desjardins with her co-workers (Photo: Twitter)

FAQs of Lisa Desjardins

Who is Lisa Desjardins?

Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist. She is currently working as a correspondent at the PBS NewsHour.

When was Lisa Desjardins born?

Lisa Desjardins opened her eyes on 29th January 1972, in the state of Hawaii, the United States of America. As of now, she is 50 years old. Her birth name is Lisa Goddard and her horoscope is Aquarius.

Who is the father of Journalist-Lisa Desjardins?

She is the daughter of Thomas Bohner Goddard (father) and Patricia Goddard (mother). Her father used to work in the Navy and later worked as a college teacher.