Carley McCord Bio – Carley McCord Wiki
Carley McCord born Carley Ann McCord was a sports reporter with WDSU-TV and an in-game host for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
She attended St. Michael High School in Baton Rouge. She was a graduate of both Northwestern State University and Louisiana State University.
According to Carley McCord’s bio on her official website, she “got her first broadcast job in Cleveland, Ohio working as an in-house reporter for the Cleveland Browns. A few months later, Carley was hired by CBS Radio Cleveland to be a morning show cast-member for a morning show on a Hot AC formatted station. After two years in Cleveland, Carley moved back to Baton Rouge to pursue her broadcast career in her hometown. She began working for Guaranty Media as a radio host for 100.7 The Tiger and 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge. After a three-year stint with Guaranty Media, she made the announcement that she wanted to pursue her sports television career full-time.”
McCord did freelance sideline and sports reporting for various networks including Cox Sports Television, ESPN3, WDSU New Orleans and more. She was a digital media reporter for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and also the in-game host for the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints.
Carley McCord Plane Crash
Carley McCord was one of the five people who died in a plane crash near the Lafayette Regional Airport in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Saturday, December 28, 2019.
The plane was expected to arrive in Atlanta, where Carley McCord was to attend a college football playoff game between Louisiana State University and Oklahoma.
The Lafayette Fire Department identified the victims as Ian E. Biggs, the plane’s pilot, age 51; Robert Vaughn Crisp II, age 59; Carley Ann McCord, age 30; Gretchen D. Vincent, age 51; and Michael Walker Vincent, age 15.
The National Transportation Safety Board said in a tweet, “The NTSB is investigating today’s crash in Lafayette, LA involving a Piper PA-31T. More information to come.”
Carley McCord Age
Carley was born on July 24, 1989. She was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She died on December 28, 2019. She was 30 years old.
Carley McCord Husband
She was married to her husband, Steven Ensminger Jr.
Carley Mccord Wedding
Steven Ensminger Jr. and Carley Mccord’s wedding was held in January 2018. Ensminger Jr. said in a wedding day tweet, “I can’t say enough about this girl! I’m the luckiest man in the world to finally call her my wife! She is my world and she has my heart forever! I love you Carley! @CarleyMcCord #justmarried #happilyeverensminger.”
I can’t say enough about this girl! I’m the luckiest man in the world to finally call her my wife! She is my world and she has my heart forever! I love you Carley! @CarleyMcCord #justmarried #happilyeverensminger pic.twitter.com/Qw6IwR6LeE
— Steven Ensminger Jr (@EnsmingerJr) January 28, 2018
Carley McCord Family
Carley was the daughter-in-law of LSU’s offensive coordinator, Steve Ensminger.
Carley McCord Death
Carley McCord died on December 28, 2019. She was 30. Carley McCord’s husband, Steven Ensminger Jr., confirmed her death to The Associated Press. WDSU also confirmed the news of her death.
WDSU President and General Manager Joel Vilmenay said in a statement, “We are devastated by the loss of such an amazing talent and valued member of our WDSU family. Carley’s passion for sports journalism and her deep knowledge of Louisiana sports, from high school to the professional ranks, made her an exceptional journalist. As we reflect on her impressive body of work, we offer our deepest condolences to her family.”
WDSU News Director Akili Franklin also said, “Words cannot express the tremendous amount of sorrow our entire staff holds for Carley and her family. She was an extraordinary woman and a talented reporter. We offer our deepest condolences to her family and friends. She will be severely missed.”
The New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans issued the following statement on McCord’s passing: “On behalf of Mrs. Gayle Benson and our entire organization, we are devastated by the sudden death of Carley McCord. Carley was a valued member of both our New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans family as an in-game host and her infectious personality and knowledge of both teams entertained our fans. Not only was Carley an excellent representative of the Saints and Pelicans organizations, she was also a highly-respected member of the media covering sports, including the Saints and Pelicans with utmost professionalism for WDSU and CST. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Carley’s family with this tragic loss.”
Statement from the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans pic.twitter.com/1WhBvJmjI5
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) December 28, 2019
Carley McCord Cause of Death
Carley McCord died in a plane crash.
Carley McCord Instagram
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