Lesley Visser

Lesley Visser is a sportscaster, journalist, radio personality, and sportswriter. She is the first female NFL analyst on TV, and the only sportscaster in history (male or female) who has worked on the Final Four, NBA Finals, World Series, Triple Crown, Monday Night Football, the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Figure Skating Championships, and the U.S. Open network broadcasts. She was voted the No. 1 female sportscaster of all-time in a poll taken by the American Sportscasters Association, and became the first female to be an analyst for an NFL game on TV. She is currently a reporter for CBS Sports and News, writes for CBSSports.com and also is part of WFTL 640 Fox Sports' morning drive in South Florida. In 2006, she was the first woman to be recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award. She carried the Olympic torch (2004), and remains the only woman to have covered the Super Bowl Trophy Presentation (1992). She began her career with a Carnegie Foundation grant to be a sportswriter for The Boston Globe. During this time, she reported on the New England Patriots and became the first female assigned to regular written coverage of the NFL. She is a graduate of Boston College.