Carley McCord Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband (Steven Ensminger Jr.), Plane Crash, Death


Carley McCord Biography

Carley Ann McCord was a Sideline Reporter for Cox Sports & ESPN. She was also a game host for the Pelicans & Saints and a reporter for WDSU. She was the daughter in law to LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger. She died on December 28, 2019 in a plane crash in the city of Lafayette that killed four others.

Carley McCord Age

Carley was 30 years old at the time of her death; She was born on July 24, 1989.

Carley McCord Education

Carley attended Northwestern State University graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Science. In 2013 she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Louisiana State University.

Carley McCord Pageant

McCord competed in the Miss Louisiana pageant five times, never winning but earning first runner-up two times in a row. She won titles as Miss Baton Rouge, Miss Shreveport and Miss Lafayette throughout her pageant career.

Carley McCord Reporter

Carley began her career as Sports Showtime reporter at Tiger Tv in 2011. In July 2013 she joined NFLVR as a co-host for NFLVR LIVE! she was also responsible for co-producing the show by determining story topics, timelines and interviews for guests.

In October 2013 she joined Cleveland Browns as a broadcast media. In April 2014 she joined CBS Radio as a Morning show co-host for CBS Cleveland.

Carley joined Guaranty media in August 2015 as a Co-host of “He Said, She Said” on 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge. Mid-day host on 100.7 The Tiger.

She joined WDSU- New Orleans as a sports reporter. She was also an in-game host for New Orleans Pelicans and Saints. She was also a sideline/field reporter for Cox Sports Television & ESPN since April 2016.

Carley McCord Wedding – Carley McCord Husband

Carley married her husband Steven Ensminger Jr., the son of LSU’s offensive coordinator, on January 26, 2018. Steve is a Chemical operator at CF Industries.

Carley McCord Plane Crash

Carley died in a small plane crash en route to a college football playoff game on December 28, 2019 after it crashed into a post office parking lot in Louisiana shortly after takeoff. Tony Molinaro, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman, said the two-engine Piper Cheyenne crashed in the city of Lafayette about a mile from the regional airport where the flight began.

Six people were on board, five of whom were killed. The sixth, a 37-year-old man, was being treated at an area hospital along with two people who were in the post office. According to KLFY-TV eyewitnesses said that the plane hit a car as it fell and that someone could be heard screaming inside the vehicle.

Carley’s death was confirmed by his husband Steven Ensminger Jr who told the Associated Press that his wife was on board and that she died when the plane crashed. He said the plane was en route to the Peach Bowl playoff game in Atlanta between LSU and Oklahoma.

He said that the was unable to go to the game and was at work when the crash happened. He said his father, Steven Ensminger, called him just before the elder Ensminger got to the stadium.

The Lafayette Fire Department identified the other people who were killed as Ian E. Biggs, 51, the plane’s pilot; Robert Vaughn Crisp II, 59; Gretchen D. Vincent, 51; and Michael Walker Vincent, 15.

Carley McCord Tributes

WDSU President and General Manager Joel Vilmenay said; “We are devastated by the loss of such an amazing talent and valued member of our WDSU family. Carley’s passion for sports journalism and her deep knowledge of Louisiana sports, from high school to the professional ranks, made her an exceptional journalist. As we reflect on her impressive body of work, we offer our deepest condolences to her family.”

Guaranty Media president Flynn Foster tweeted; “Cannot begin to tell you how saddened the Guaranty Media family is to hear of the passing of our former employee Carley McCord. We are blessed to have many connections to the Ensminger family at Guaranty. She will be missed. Our prayers are with Steve Jr and all of the family.”

Ellen Lee, St. Michael’s principal (her former school) sent her condolences saying the school community was devastated. “She was a wonderful student and a tremendously supportive alumna. She visited with our students regularly and provided valuable career counseling. She was, and will always be, a cherished role model.”

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