Legendary CBS sportscaster Lesley Visser, on CNBC Power Lunch, discusses her experience working with CEO Les Moonves, who has been hit with sexual harassment allegations, and how she succeeded in a male-dominated industry.
In The Lessons of Summer, Elizabeth Walker and four of her colleagues reflect on their experiences over the past few months, and the lessons they learned along the way. In Elizabeth’s segment, “Hooked on Sports”, she observes, “Visser’s work has opened many doors for career opportunities for me as a young female journalist. Her interview […]
Monday, June 18, at a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., veteran sports broadcaster Lesley Visser was presented with the Al Neuharth Award for Lifetime Excellence, first given to Walter Cronkite in 1989.
Lesley Visser has been something of a reluctant trailblazer for women in sports broadcasting. There were times when she didn’t necessarily want to embrace her role, but she was the first to do many things. Visser has built a career in a man’s world, but she said she has only been treated with respect by […]
CBS Hall of Fame Sportscaster Lesley Visser is not only invincible in the male-dominated realm of sports reporting, she’s also instantly likeable,” says Laurie Kirby as she interviewed Lesley about her new book for her Women’s Watch Podcast. “She’s a trailblazer from a trail full of locked gates.