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2 April 1985 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation||CNN Sports Anchor and Correspondent (2013-present)|
|Notable credit(s)||CNN International's World Sport Anchor (2013-present)
Golf Channel's Golf Central Anchor (2012-2013)
Golf Channel's Grey Goose 19th Hole Host (2012-2013)
Sportsnet's Sportsnet World Connected Anchor (2011-2012)
Fox Soccer's Fox Soccer Report Anchor (2009-2010)
Lara Baldesarra (born April 2, 1985) is a sports broadcaster who is the host of World Sport on CNN International.
Baldesarra is an honors graduate of the University of Toronto, earning a Specialist Degree in Urban and Economic Geography. Baldesarra is also an alumna of the University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico and the Institut de Touraine in Tours, France. She continued her studies with post-graduate studies of Broadcast Journalism.
Baldesarra was the host on an AM sports radio show in Toronto, before accepting an offer from the Fox Soccer Report to become a new anchor in the mix on the weekday, hour-long program.
In 2011, Baldesarra joined Sportsnet, where she anchored her own morning sports show "Sportsnet World Connected". While at Sportsnet, Baldesarra also hosted and reported on various sporting events.
Baldesarra joined the Golf Channel in 2012. She was the host of the “Grey Goose 19th Hole” and anchored “Golf Central”, the network’s signature news show.
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