“We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to add someone as talented and engaging as Lisa to our world-class team of studio anchors,” said Rob King, Sr. Vice president, SportsCenter and News.
Previously, Kerney was at KING-TV in Seattle (October 2005-10) serving as weekend sports anchor and Northwest Sports Tonight host. She was also responsible for the national highlight segment of The Jim Mora Show, which aired after every Seattle Seahawks game.
She received the Montana Standard 2005 People’s Choice Awards: Top Choice for “Best Sports Reporter,” and “Best TV Personality,” while sports producer/reporter/anchor at KXLF-TV in Butte (September 2004-05).
A native of Kansas City, Kerney is a graduate of Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla., where she majored in broadcast communications and was point guard and captain of the women’s basketball team. Her husband, Patrick Kerney, played for the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons. They have two daughters.