Lee Webb


Lee Webb serves as the news anchor for The 700 Club, the news/magazine flagship program of The Christian Broadcasting Network. He also anchors CBN Newswatch, a 30-minute daily program. As a veteran in the television news business, Lee brings a wealth of expertise and credibility to CBN News.

A native of Pompano Beach, Florida, Lee graduated from Auburn University in 1975 and went to work as a sports reporter and anchor for WSFA-TV in Montgomery, Alabama. In 1979, he became the lead sports anchor for the NBC affiliate in Miami, then took a similar position with WCVB-TV in Boston in 1983. His career as a sports anchor included covering three Super Bowls, an NBA Championship series, and the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. In 1986, Lee became the weeknight news anchor for the NBC affiliate in Jacksonville, Fla.

Since joining CBN as news anchor in 1994, Lee has gone on location to report on numerous events including Hurricane Katrina, Republican and Democratic conventions, and issues related to evangelicalism.

In addition to his career in broadcast journalism, Lee is an elder in a local congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). He also served as a captain in the Florida Army National Guard. During his 8 years of reserve military service, he deployed to Central America twice and Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield.

Lee and his wife, Donna, a former Orange Bowl Queen, have been married since 1981. They have three sons and one daughter.

Follow Lee on Twitter @LeeVWeb and "like" him at Facebook.com/LeeWebbCBN.

My Stories

Monday, September 02, 2013

Why Work Matters to God

Labor Day is a time when many people take a break from the daily grind. It's also a good time to reflect on why our work matters to God.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

How Should Christians Respond to a Growing Hostility?

The U.S. Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage raised a crucial question: How should the Church respond to a culture that seems increasingly hostile toward Christianity?

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A Greater Purpose: Healing the Wounds of a Veteran

July 17, 2004. Life couldn't have been better for Ryan and Haley Dennison. Their marriage culminated a courtship that began their second year at West Point.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Sex Week: God, Yale and a Good Education Gone Bad

Thousands of high school students apply to America's top universities every year, hoping for a world-class education. But that education now comes with some shocking extras.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Biblical Economics Key to Real Reformation

Christian author and teacher R.C. Sproul, Jr. says it's time to return to the basics when it comes to economics, and the Bible is the place to start.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

What Exactly Is an Assault Weapon?

For the average person, there's a misconception about what exactly assault weapons are. CBN Chief of Security Chris Mitchell demonstrates the important distinction.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Nation's Vets Embody the Red, White, and Blue

Author Jane Hampton Cook explained the meaning behind the colors of the nation's flag and how America's service men and women embody all they represent.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Did Romney's Mormonism Keep Him from Connecting?

Most voters said that Mitt Romney's Mormon faith didn't matter to them. But did it prevent him from really connecting with voters?

Friday, September 21, 2012

US Tax Dollars Fund Uganda Family Planning Campaign

The U.S. has been funneling millions of dollars overseas to family planning services. Specifically, USAID launched an family planning ad campaign in Uganda.

Friday, August 17, 2012

FRC's Gen. Boykin: 'You Couldn't Blow Me Out of Here'

Retired Army Gen. Jerry Boykin said this week's Family Research Council shooting has only strengthened his resolve to be on the front lines of the so-called culture wars.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Pitcher John Smoltz on 'Starting and Closing' Well

The Atlanta Braves will induct John Smoltz into their hall of fame Friday. But the famed pitcher said he'd be "disappointed" if was only remembered as a good pitcher.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Final Salute: History Behind the 'Taps' War Song

Jari Villanueva has played Taps hundreds of times. Now he spends much of his time making people aware of how the haunting 24-note melody was born.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Pastors Disappointed by Obama's Shift on Marriage

Pastor Charles Bagi, in Chesapeake, Va., categorically denounced Obama's position, suggesting his endorsement of gay marriage did not bode well for the nation.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Shakedown: Planned Parenthood's Campaign against Komen

Karen Handel says she wasn't acting alone when she recommended the Susan G. Komen Foundation stop funding Planned Parenthood.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Common Faith: Arab, Jewish Believers Bridge Divide

Even in the Christian community in the Mideast, there is division between Messianic and Arab believers. A small group of Christians is bridging that gap.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Commentary: Japan Tragedy an Act of God?

Natural disasters like the one in Japan were once called "acts of God."  But many Christians are uncomfortable saying God could allow such terrible destruction.

Friday, July 30, 2010

What Politicians Can Learn from Sports

Former Va. senator George Allen says politicians in Washington could learn many valuable lessons from the world of sports.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Are You Worshipping a 'Counterfeit' God?

In his new book, Counterfeit Gods, Tim Keller addresses the emptiness that comes with the search for happiness without God.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Army Gen.: Ft. Hood Worst Terrorism Since 9/11

One of the questions that surrounds the Fort Hood shooting rampage is why the U.S. Army didn't recognize the risk of leaving Maj. Hasan in his position.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Auburn Univ. Player Escapes Paralyzing Injury

A college football player is crediting God and a player on the other team for preventing what could've been a paralyzing injury.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Most Don't Believe in Hell

Research from Barna Associates shows that only 32 percent of adults see hell as, "an actual place of torment and suffering where people's souls go after death."

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Civil War: Faith in Black and White

Today, Virginia's capitol is a vibrant center, surrounded by more than a million people. But in the spring of 1865, Richmond could not have looked more different.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Revisiting John Calvin's Reformation

Calvin never stepped foot on American soil, but his influence in the founding of this country is difficult to deny.

Monday, April 13, 2009

George Washington: A True Christian?

Debate continues about the man known as the father of our nation, including his religious beliefs.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Belief in an Age of Skepticism

There's something of a spiritual awakening going on in New York City among the most unlikely group of people - Manhattan's cultural elites.