Ann Liguori is among the most versatile and well-respected broadcasters, authors and entrepreneurs in America today. The Ann Liguori Foundation, with an annual charity golf event and a dinner-dance in The Hamptons (Long Island, NY), reveals the depth of her character and commitment to doing good work for the community and for causes in which she believes. Ann hosts her own Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori weekly radio show every Saturday morning from 9-10 am, on WLIU 88.3FM which is broadcast throughout the East End and Gold Coast of Long Island and in Westchester County (NY) and southern Connecticut. The show can also be heard live on www.wliu.org, and is archived at http://www.annliguori.com/wliuarchive.html.
On her show, Ann discusses fascinating topics on athletics and other hot topics in the news with top names from the worlds of sports, entertainment and business. Her guests include athletes, owners, coaches, authors, reporters, agents and celebrities and financial experts.
Ann is the president of her own television production company and owner of the award-winning Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori cable TV show, a weekly series that was broadcast throughout the country for 15 seasons from 1989-2003. The program is the longest-running sports show hosted, owned and produced by a woman - - and she continues to host and produce “specials” of this series. To see a complete list of her interview shows, visit: http://www.annliguori.com/innerviewarch.html. Ann is one of the original WFAN-NY 660AM NY Radio sports talk show hosts. She is the station's golf t and tennis correspondent, and each year reports from The Masters, the US Open Golf and Tennis Opens, the PGA Championship and from special events, such as golf’s Ryder Cup. Ann has also covered six Olympics for a variety of network radio rights holders as a play-by-play commentator, talk show host, reporter and interviewer. Her most recent Olympic assignment was as an alpine play-by-play commentator at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy for Westwood One Radio Network. In 2001, Ann was the first woman in sports media honored with the Association for Women in Communication's Headliner's Award, previously given to Katherine Graham and Barbara Walters, among others. Her book - - A Passion for Golf - Celebrity Musings About the Game - - features a collection of interviews on the golf course with some of the most successful celebrities from the sports, Hollywood, music and business communities. Furthermore, Ann narrated and produced the volume into an audio book, A Passion for Life, Celebrity Musings from the Fairways. Ann has been a celebrity spokesperson and marketing consultant for a number of companies, including Bobby Jones Golf clubs, Tri-Bag, Taylor-Made Adidas and IZOD Club.In addition to her entrepreneurial, representative and philanthropic work, Ann is an effective and frequently called upon corporate spokesperson and motivational speaker. Each October, Ann hosts the Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic. In 2008, the tournament was held at Maidstone Club in East Hampton, NY. Now in its 12th year, the event has raised more than $1.2 million for cancer research and prevention. Ann also plays in numerous celebrity/charity golf tournaments, and has served on the Board of Trustees for the National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences, the Advisory Board of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Board of the University of South Florida (USF) Alumni Association (where she has established an endowed scholarship in the College of Arts & Sciences in memory of her brother Jim). Ann also is on the Women’s Advisory Board of the Westhampton Beach (NY) Performing Arts Center.