Lisa Sylvester Biography
Lisa Sylvester is an American Emmy award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter currently working as an evening news anchor at WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She co-anchors Channel 11 News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10 p.m. and Channel 11 News 11 at 11. Before joining WPXI-TV, she worked as a cut-in news anchor and correspondent at CNN in Washington D.C.
Lisa Sylvester Education
Lisa studied at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. She then earned her Bachelor of Science in International Economics from Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service. She also holds a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.
Lisa Sylvester Age and Birthday
How old is Lisa? Lisa is 53 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 28, 1970, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Her birthday is always celebrated on 8th August of every year. READ: Matt Pellman
Lisa Sylvester Nationality and Ethnicity
Sylvester holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is of White ethnicity/heritage
Lisa Sylvester Height
Sylvester stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). Information regarding her other body measurements is currently under review.
Lisa Sylvester Family | Parents
Lisa was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by her parents. However, information regarding her family members including her father, mother and siblings is currently under review. We will update her family’s information once confirmed in the public eye.
Lisa Sylvester Husband | Married
Is Lisa married? Lisa is a married woman. However, she is confidential about her husband’s information including his name. We will update her marital status once confirmed publicly. The couple are proud parents of two children; a son and a daughter.
Lisa Sylvester Salary
Lisa working as a news anchor at WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has an estimated annual salary ranging from $50,000 – $110,200.
Lisa Sylvester Net Worth
Lisa as an accomplished American Emmy award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter has an estimated net worth ranging from $500k – $3 million.
Lisa Sylvester CNN
Previously, Lisa worked at CNN for ten years since joining the network in 2004. While at CNN, she served as a cut-in news anchor and correspondent for The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Previously, Sylvester served as the Washington-based correspondent covering politics and financial news for the Lou Dobbs Tonight Show.
Lisa Sylvester WPXI, Pittsburgh
Lisa Sylvester serves as the co-anchor for Channel 11 News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., as well as Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10 p.m. and Channel 11 News 11 at 11. READ: Jordan Masterson
Her journey to WPXI includes a notable tenure at CNN, where she contributed as a cut-in news anchor and correspondent for The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Additionally, Sylvester served as a Washington-based correspondent for Lou Dobbs Tonight during her time at CNN, starting in 2004.
Prior to her CNN role, Sylvester spent four years at ABC, fulfilling the roles of a Washington, D.C., general correspondent and a correspondent for the network’s Weekend News.
In the early stages of her career, Sylvester worked as a reporter at KTVI-TV in St. Louis and WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois. Her journalistic contributions also extend to WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, where she earned both an Emmy and an Associated Press award in 1997 for her impactful report on “Tornado Survival.”
Throughout her career, Sylvester has garnered numerous awards, including the 2004 Business Emmy Award for the acclaimed “Exporting America” series. She played a pivotal role in the coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, contributing to the network’s receipt of a Peabody Award in 2002 and an Emmy award in 2001.
Lisa Honors and Awards
Throughout her career, she has also earned several awards including:
- 2018 Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Winner Spot News-Anchor
- 2017 Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Winner – Best Evening Newscast- Anchor
- 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters “Excellence in Broadcasting” Breaking News
- 2017 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters “Excellence in Broadcasting” Breaking News
- 2016 Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Winner – Team Coverage -Anchor
- 2016 Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Winner- Spot News- Anchor
- 2016 Golden Quill Award Winner – Sports Reporting
- 2016 Pennsylvania Black Media Federation Robert Vann Award Sports Feature