Lesley Candace Visser (born September 11, 1953 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is an American sportscaster, radio personality, and sportswriter. Visser is the first female NFL analyst on TV, and the only sportscaster in history, male or female, who has worked on 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. Visser, who was voted the No. 1 Female Sportscaster of all-time in a poll taken by the American Sportscasters Association, recently became the first female to be an analyst for an NFL game on TV and is currently a reporter for CBS Sports and News, writes for CBSSports.com and is also part of WFTL 640 Fox Sports' morning drive in South Florida.
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... Visser was honored by the American Women in Radio and Television in June 2006 as the first woman sportscaster recipient of a Gracie Allen Award which ... Visser also, in 2007, received the Emily Couric Leadership Award—previously given to Sandra Day O'Connor, Caroline Kennedy and Donna Brazile—and in 2007 ... Visser has been honored with the Compass Award for "changing the paradigm of her business" and was one of the 100 luminaries commemorating the 75th anniversary of the CBS Television Network in 2003 ...
... (ABC) Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker (NBC) Lesley Visser (ABC) Jim Gray (NBC) John Saunders (ABC) Hannah Storm (NBC) Hannah Storm 1994 Canceled due to 1994 strike. 1993 CBS Sean McDonough Tim McCarver Lesley Visser (Toronto Blue Jays' dugout) and Jim Gray (Philadelphia Phillies' dugout) Pat O'Brien and Andrea Joyce Tim McCarver 1992 CBS ...
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“Guys do not have a genetic blueprint that allows them to understand or love sports.”
—Lesley Visser, U.S. sports reporter and announcer. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 82 (June 17, 1991)