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Linda Cohn

Longtime Sportscaster and ESPN Anchor


Linda Cohn has long been considered a pioneer for woman sportscasters and a true American icon. She has graced our television sets for over 18 years as one of the first full-time female sports anchors and is recognized as one of America’s most successful female sports anchors. Linda has been one of only a few that have been a constant mainstay on ESPN’s SportsCenter, since July of 1992. Today you can see her regularly on SportsCenter.


In addition to her anchor duties on SportsCenter, Linda has authored a popular book, Cohn-Head: A No-holds-barred Account of Breaking into the Boys’ Club.. Her story allows us to see her both personally and professionally; her dreams, victories, disappointments, obstacles and her gut determination to win.

Linda is a master at her craft. She can relate to the true sports fan because she IS a true sports fan; a storyteller who uses wit, imagination and a deep passion for sports to make the stories she delivers come alive. She connects with her viewers, because she is the real deal.

Linda previously moderated the Forum, "Yankees vs. Red Sox...Red Sox vs. Yankees" in February 2005.