A Pioneer for Women Sportscasters
Linda Cohn has long been considered a pioneer for women sportscasters. She has graced our television sets for over 23 years as one of the first full-time female sports anchors. In the illustrious history of ESPN, nobody has hosted more SportsCenters than Linda Cohn.
A fixture on SportsCenter for nearly a quarter of a century, Linda Cohn reached a milestone with ESPN’s signature news and information program on her 5000th show on Feb 2016. Cohn, who has hosted more editions of SportsCenter than anyone in the 36-year history of the program is very humbled for being recognized.
Linda is a master at her craft. She can relate to the true sports fan because she IS a true sports fan. She is a brilliant storyteller who uses her wit, imagination and passion for sports to make the stories she delivers come alive. She connects with her viewers, because she is the real deal.
Linda is living proof that she not only works in a man’s world but also continues to succeed in it. She is a pioneer and role model and continues to pave the way for many women who want to follow her footsteps into sports broadcasting.
Her straightforward style, natural sense of humor and passionate fanaticism for the teams she grew up with and continues to root for, connects with viewers. Linda is active on social media and enjoys interacting with her fan base. Read more
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Kevin Costner | Golden Globe, Emmy, and Academy Winning Actor | Director, Producer, Musician- -
"You have had a amazing career. You've not only made it a man's world but you've been great doing so."
Bob Costas | Emmy Award Winner Sportscaster & Author of Fair Ball- -
Lets put it this way. After reading her book I now know things about Linda Cohn I couldn’t even have suspected from roughly 1000 hours of SportsCenters. And I have…
Kevin Cronin | Lead Vocalist for REO Speedwagon- -
Linda Cohn is far hotter than her ‘girl in the locker room’ persona would suggest. I’ve been with her backstage at a rock and roll show….I know.
Michael Wilbon | Co-host of ESPN & Sports Columnist for The Washington Post- -
Cohn-Head is a candid, sweet, humorous and intensely personal story of one of America’s most recognized and well-liked sports media personalities. Linda Cohn is courageous enough to be introspective in…
Tim Kurkjian | ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” Analyst & Author- -
Linda Cohn has been instrumental in the advancement of women in the media. Her wonderful book tells her story so well ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” analyst, Author of Is This a…
Barry Melrose | ESPN NHL Analyst & Former NHL player and Head Coach- -
Linda Cohn grew up on Long Island yet becomes a Big New York Rangers fan, then she goes to college at the snowiest place on earth where she excels as…
Bill Walton |Hall of Fame Basketball Player & ABC/ESPN sports commentator- -
Wow!!! Linda Cohn’s fascinating narrative of life and love in the testosterone driven world of American sports and ESPN is an excellent tale of one dynamic woman’s charging crusade to…
Kurt Russell | Award nominated actor & Star of “Miracle”- -
“Fast, funny, entertaining and revealing. The best part? The unavoidable image in the reader’s mind of Linda herself machine-gunning her own story at you like a fascinating edition of Sportscenter…Dah…