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Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished Jewish sportscaster who appears on ESPN's SportsCenter as an anchor. Image File history File links Linda_cohn. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


As a teenager, Cohn, a New Yorker, demonstrated talent at ice hockey, joining her high school's boys team for eight games. Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...


Cohn graduated with a bachelors degree in arts and communications from the SUNY at Oswego. The State University of New York at Oswego, also known as Oswego State, was founded in 1861 as Oswego Normal School by Edward Austin Sheldon and became the New York State Teachers College at Oswego in 1948. ...


In 1981, she debuted as a sports anchor for the Patchogue, New York-based radio station WALK-AM (also WALK-FM). After leaving that station in 1984 and until 1987, she worked as a sports anchor for four other New York area radio stations. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Patchogue is a village located in Suffolk County, New York. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1987, she made sportscasting history by becoming the first full-time U.S. female sports anchor, when she was hired by ABC to anchor their radio sports news show. In 1988, she got her first television break, after being hired by what was at the time one of ESPN's top competitors, the SportsChannel America Network. In 1989, she hosted a call-in radio sports show back home in New York. For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... This article is about the American network, for the Australian network, see Australian Broadcasting Corporation The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... SportsChannel America was a cable television network that existed in the 1980s and early 1990s. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Cohn moved to Seattle, Washington, after her stint at the Sports Channel America Network, being hired by KIRO-TV to work as a sports anchor there. Flag Seal Nickname: The Emerald City Location Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Washington King County Incorporated December 2, 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels Geographical characteristics Area     City 369. ... KIRO-TV is the CBS television affiliate in Seattle, Washington. ...


She returned to the East Coast in 1992, when she was hired by ESPN to work at SportsCenter. She has become a familiar face among SportsCenter viewers ever since, and she is one of a small group of women that have worked at the show. She has also been featured in many of the show's comical This is SportsCenter commercials. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical television commercials run by ESPN to promote their SportsCenter sports news show. ...


In 2005, Cohn signed a contract extension with ESPN, which adds doing play-by-play for WNBA telecasts to her duties. WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ...


In July 2006, ESPN terminated baseball analyst Harold Reynolds. Cohn allegedly filed a grievance against Reynolds for touching her inappropriately.


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Linda Cohn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (320 words)
Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished Jewish sportscaster who appears on ESPN's SportsCenter as an anchor.
Cohn graduated with a bachelors degree in arts and communications from the SUNY at Oswego.
Cohn moved to Seattle, Washington, after her stint at the Sports Channel America Network, being hired by KIRO-TV to work as a sports anchor there.
NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Linda Cohn (905 words)
Linda Cohn (born November 10, 1959) is an accomplished sportscaster who appears on ESPN's SportsCenter as an anchor.
Cohn’s radio experience is highlighted by her becoming the first full time female sports anchor on a national radio network (ABC) in 1987.
Cohn began her career in Patchogue, NY as a news anchor and sports reporter for WALK-AM/FM in 1981.
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