Lewis Johnson

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Lewis Johnson, serving as Master of Ceremonies at the USATF Jesse Owens Award banquet

Lewis Johnson is a sports reporter. He has worked for CBS,[1] ESPN and Dial Global. Johnson is one of the few broadcasters to have worked for ABC, NBC and CBS. He is currently based in Hong Kong as a broadcaster and also serves as an advisor to the Hong Kong rugby football union

He was a former member of the United States men's national rugby union team.

The 6' 6" Lewis placed 8th in the 800 meters at the 1987 NCAA Championships with his personal record of 1:47.00.[2]

Lewis is a 1986 graduate of the University of Cincinnati.

Career history[edit]

Starting with the 2000 Olympics, Johnson worked for NBC. He covered Notre Dame Football, the NBA, and the AFL as well as appearing on NBC's Olympic Coverage. He then covered college football and basketball for Versus after leaving NBC in 2006. After leaving Versus in 2011, he began working for CBS, ESPN and Dial Global. He also has worked as a sideline reporter for NBC's coverage of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl He currently works for the HKRFU as a member of the advisory board and Head of Youth Development.


  1. ^ http://sportsmediajournal.com/2012/02/22/cbs-turner-unveil-announcer-pairings-for-ncaa-mens-basketball-tourney/
  2. ^ University of Cincinnati: 'Fast Track' To Network Success Tested Star UC Runner's Endurance 28 April 2002