Carley McCord Biography
Carley McCord is a member of the WDSU Sports team was killed in a plane crash Saturday, according to family. Carley McCord’s husband confirmed to The Associated Press that she was riding in a private plane from Lafayette to the Peach Bowl in Atlanta with friends to watch LSU play Oklahoma. McCord, 30, was the daughter-in-law of LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger.
It is with broken hearts that we share that WDSU lost a beloved member of our team today. Our hearts are with the McCord and Ensminger families at this time. https://t.co/H76Mvjkooj
— wdsu (@wdsu) December 28, 2019
Carley McCord Age
She was 30 years old.
Carley McCord Early Life
McCord was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Carley McCord Education
She was a graduate of Northwestern State University and Louisiana State University.
Carley McCord Career
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 28, 2019
McCord got her first broadcast job in Cleveland working as an in-house reporter for the Cleveland Browns.
A few months later, McCord was hired by CBS Radio Cleveland to be a morning show cast-member for a morning show on a Hot AC formatted station.
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 was a freelance sideline and sports reporter for various networks, including Cox Sports Television, ESPN3 and WDSU-TV.
McCord was the digital media reporter for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and the in-game host for the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints.
Carley McCord Death in Lafayette Plane crash
The Associated Press says the husband of Carley McCord confirms she was one of the five people killed in the plane crash in Lafayette; she is the daughter in law of Steve Ensminger, the offensive coordinator for LSU. https://t.co/2pT0jdhYKy
— KATC TV3 (@KATCTV3) December 28, 2019
We’ve got some awful, awful news ahead of tonight’s Peach Bowl contest between LSU and Oklahoma. Five people are confirmed dead after a plane, en route to Atlanta for the contest, crashed into a parking lot of a post office in Lafayette, Louisiana.
McCord was among five people killed in the crash, according to her husband, Steve Ensminger Jr., in an interview with The Associated Press.