Lionel Bienvenu Profile
Lionel Bienvenu is an Emmy award-winning News/Sports Anchor and Director working for Denver7. He joined the station in 2001 as a Sports Director hosting Monday Night Live with Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey.
Lionel Bienvenu Education
Bienvenu attended and graduated from Loyola University with his Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
Lionel Bienvenu Career
Bienvenu is an Emmy award-winning News/Sports Anchor and Director working for Denver7. He joined the station in 2001 as a Sports Director hosting Monday Night Live with Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey. In 2012 and 2013, he hosted The John Fox Show and Mile High Living. He won Emmy awards in 2019, 2014, and 2011 for the Best Sports Anchor in Denver. In 2016 he won another one for his adventure show “Lionel’s World. The Westword Magazine named him the Best TV Sportscaster in 2014. In addition, 2011 and 2012 were his years too, the Colorado Broadcaster’s Association honored him as the Best Sportscaster.
He began his job in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1985 as a Sports Anchor & Reporter. While there, he covered the Ragin’ Cajuns of USL. He hosted Jim Mora Show alongside the Saints head coach from 1989-1993 before moving to Saints head coach from 1989-1993. The New Orleans Press Club named him the Best Sportscaster and Best Host awards in 1995.
Bienvenu moved to L.Ain in 1997 to join Fox Sports Network as an anchor. He anchored Fox Sports News Prime Time, an hour-long national highlight show which turned into The National Sports Report. From 1998 to 2000, he The English Premier League Soccer Show on Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports World and also hosted Baseball Today on Fox.
In 1997 he covered the MLB All-Star game, Super Bowl, and also the 2000 “Subway Series” between the Yankees and Mets. He was a guest host on Fox Sports Radio in L.A. and in June 2000, also a guest host of “This Week in Sports” on DirectTV. Bienvenu hosted Fox Sports Regional Sports Reports for the Rocky Mountain region and Los Angeles.
At Denver7 Bienvenu works alongside;
- Anne Trujillo
- Shannon Ogden
- Brian Sanders
- Jaclyn Allen
- Bayan Wang
- Mike Nelson
- Nick Rothschild
- Troy Renck
- Jayson Luber
- Katie LaSalle
- Stacey Donaldson
- Lisa Hidalgo
- Jason Gruenauer
Lionel Bienvenu Age
Bienvenu was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He has not disclosed the date, month, and th year he was born. However, he might be in his 40’s.
Quick Facts About Bienvenu
|Full Name||Lionel Bienvenu|
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Lionel Bienvenu Height
Bienvenu stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Lionel Bienvenu Family
Bienvenu was born in Baltimore, Maryland but grew up in New Orleans. He has not disclosed his parents’ and siblings’ information.
Lionel Bienvenu Wife
Bienvenu is married to Heidi Reese, born and raised in New Orleans, and a former LSU Cheerleader. The two are proud parents of twin sons, Bryce and Quinn. They reside in Highlands Ranch. Bienvenu enjoys his boys playing sports.
Lionel Bienvenu Salary
Being one of the top journalists for Denver7 he earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Lionel Bienvenu Net Worth
Bienvenu has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News and Sports Anchor and Director.