A daughter, sister, wife, and mother are the roles that are expected for a woman to play in life. The last two ones become crucial phases for her as she is starting a new life and nurturing the life she is going to or has already given birth to. Sacrifices are made to be a great wife and a great mother. Some women do sacrifices due to the pressure laid by the family, and some do it just to be better in their personal life. To own this betterment and happiness in her family life, Kara Henderson chose to retire from her job of being a kick-ass and strictly professional anchor and reporter.
Kara Henderson is not only the owner of a lovely smile but she also possesses fluency, accuracy, and solid concentration on hosting as an anchor, reporter. Kara Henderson has made her version of an impression as a sports media personality although she has been an expert on maintaining very low rates of social media appearances and involvement. Henderson had gracefully used her anchoring skills in providing pre-and-post game reports, in-depth interviews, and side reports in NFL Network, which was the last company she had been associated with as a reporter and anchor. Her craze for taking interviews during Superbowl has been highly appreciated by the fellow sports media personalities and the then colleagues of Henderson.
Early life Parents, Education
Kara Henderson was born in Massachusetts, raised in Georgia, and has lived everywhere from New York to London. She has not been vulnerable and open about her early life. She has not made any public announcements regarding her parents. However, she elaborates on her childhood to be spent in a simple American way. Her parents taught her compassion and care. She was an enthusiastic and active child during her childhood. These qualities of little Kara led to sow the seeds of interest and inclination towards the sports. She also had the aim of being a sportsperson. Talking about her education, Kara has received Cum Laude (with distinction with reference to university degrees and diplomas) from Duke University, where she majored in Political Science. She loved her job of reporting the American Football (a game played at 100 yards, with two teams having eleven players each where the teams aim to get their ball in the opponent’s endzone and earn a touchdown).
Vital Body stats
Kara stands 5feet 8 inches tall. Body measurements of Kara Henderson are not been provided however she has a slim build body weighing 59 kgs and height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches(as per some sites) and has a beautiful smiling face.
Professional life and career
Kara Henderson served as a sports anchor and reporter for FOX Sports New England where she assisted to launch several regional sports shows, including New England Sports Tonight and The Regional Sports Report. Henderson started her journalism career as an intern in the London bureau at NBC News. Henderson later worked as a production assistant at ESPN, an assistant to the Executive Producer of Good Morning America, and as a production assistant in the special events unit at ABC News.
Kara confidently served as the beat reporter for the Boston Red Sox. Henderson holds the impeccable experience of being an exceptional anchor and reporter for New England Sports Network (NESN.) In 1998, while at NESN, Henderson hosted Front Row, a nightly sports magazine program where she worked as a reporter and feature producer. She was nominated for a 1999 New England Emmy Award for the Front Row, which she hosted while running the Boston Marathon. She served as a reporter for the Red Sox and Bruins pre-game shows, Red Sox Digest and Bruins Digest.
Kara Henderson has worked as a sports anchor for CNN Headline News since May 2002. Henderson had covered Super Bowl XXXVII, Kentucky Derby 129, and the 2002 MLB Playoffs for Headline News since the day she had joined CNN. She co-anchored the CNN network's popular and signature nightly sports news program called Sports Tonight. She also hosted and reported for Sporting life, the network’s magazine program. She also reported for the network from the 2001 NFL (National Football League) playoffs. She gave her 3 professional years i.e. 2000-2003 for the CNN Network.
In the progressing year, Henderson got associated with NFL Network. Henderson gracefully provided pre-and-post game reports, in-depth interviews, and side reports for shows like Around the League, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL Total Access, and NFL GameDay. The NFL Total Access had a segment called Open Locker Room where Henderson would have a chat with the players in the league about hot topics of the day. On-site reports for both NFL.com and NFL Network for coverage of Thursday Night Football in the 2010 season were provided by Henderson.
March 2012 was the last time; she was seen on sets of NFL Network. Then on September 9, 2012, she confirmed her early retirement (without more explanations) via twitter. She was invited as a special guest in Steve Savant show, Fisher show, and there she publicly announced her retirement in the show. Amber Theoharis has replaced Henderson in NFL Access.
Kara Henderson and her husband Les Snead, in Bernie Nicholas Show on 101 ESPN in 2013, expressed their struggle on having a healthy and full functioning in the household after especially tough losses of Los Rams to which Les is the General Manager. Kara stated that the experience to work with her husband is very different from her previous work as an anchor where she had to prepare for before and after interviews. Working for the Rams had made her emotionally invested in the football game. Henderson addressed that she was living the hard knocks as she was getting along with owning the title of the GM Snead’s wife and discovering the then Superbowl season.
In 2014, on a telephone interview in The Rich Eisen Show, Henderson questioned the sports media personality for being aggressive on athletes on twitter if they could not do so in real life. Henderson articulated her experience of seeing her ten-year-old son getting scared in-the stand when a vulgar and drunk fan was yelling and cussing. She claimed that this act was a loss of civility and it is hard to watch the football game with the family in such an environment.
In 2019, she also appeared in The Broadcast Podcast hosted by Ricky Hollywood and Emma VP where she gave suggestions on being a new mom, optimism, and confidence women need for having a respectful and happy life. Here, Kara Henderson witnessed the audition to become the official Rams sideline reporters. On April 1, 2014, Kara Henderson appeared on "The John Carney Show." from 1 to 3 p.m on Tuesdays to Thursdays on KTRS radio St Louis. Kara loves learning about the amazing food, music, history, and culture of St. Louis from Carney while trying to teach him enough about sports so he doesn't embarrass himself.
Personal life/Husband and children
She has well mastered the art of maintaining secrecy thus no one knows much about her first marriage. She had gotten married two times till the date. Kara has a son named Tate from her previous marriage to Dale Voorhes Haver. In September 2011, she got separated from Haver. After dating for a couple of months, in October 2012, she got married to Les Snead, who is the general manager of Los Angeles Rams of NFL Network.
Les and Kara admit that their type of craziness and the astonishing craze for the sports especially American Football had actually contributed to form the love-bonds. She is also addressed as Kara Henderson Snead. Kara and Les live in Clayton in the USA. Kara is also step-mother to Les’s children, Cannon (daughter) and Logan Snead (son), from their previous marriage with Liz Snead. The duo is still together and often attends the functions and events together. To be a great mother and wife, Kara had chosen to quit from her career and has been living her life to attain the best of motherhood and a happy relationship. Whenever she makes appearances in any podcast she describes her life with her family.
Henderson’s net worth is estimated to be around 1 million US dollars.
Social Media Presence
Kara Henderson seems to keep her social media account as professional as possible. However, in recent times, she has been sharing memes relating to her present life and the presidential election atmosphere. She is active in her twitter account @KHS with 18.1k followers, following 1464 people, and 8,047 tweets to the date. She could not be found on other sites like Facebook, Instagram. She is on Wikipedia but some details are sometimes over the top. Kara has expressed her dissatisfaction with such details and facts. However, she says that she is grateful to have a Wikipedia page dedicated to her.
Shiv Kandel 3 yrs
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