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Lesley Van Arsdall

Lesley Van Arsdall

Lesley Van Arsdall is the weekend sports anchor for CBS 3 and The CW Philly. She also hosts the station’s popular “Lunch with Lesley” segment in which she shares a meal and a conversation with notable sports personalities. Her lunch guests have included a range of sports stars from Charles Barkley and John McEnroe to Andre Agassi , Claude Giroux and the Phillie Phanatic.

Before joining the sports department full-time in late 2010, Van Arsdall was most recently co-anchor of CBS 3’s weekend morning newscasts. Van Arsdall joined the Eyewitness News in team in 2003 as a general assignment reporter. Before joining
CBS 3, she had been general assignment reporter and anchor at sister station, KYW Newsradio.

Coincidentally, Van Arsdall segued into television from Newsradio as an on-the-field sports reporter during CBS 3’s Philadelphia Eagles’ pre-game broadcasts. Her love of sports reaches back to her days as a competitive figure skater and field hockey and lacrosse player in school and a lifetime as a Philly sports fan. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, skier and plays tennis.

Van Arsdall began her broadcasting career at WBUX Radio in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1997. She also served stints as sports anchor and general assignment reporter for various cable stations in New Jersey and as an entertainment reporter at Comcast’s CN8.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She speaks fluent French. A native of Villanova, Pennsylvania, Van Arsdall now resides in Delaware County with her husband, Mike, and their two sons.

Connect with Lesley Van Arsdall on Twitter: @LesleyCBS3; and on Facebook: Lesley Van Arsdall.

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