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Linda Stouffer
Born Cinnamon Linda Stouffer
(1970-08-05) August 5, 1970 (age 44)
San Marcos, Texas
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Education San Marcos High School (1988)
University of the Incarnate Word (1992)
Occupation Journalist
Years active 1992–present
Employer WSB-TV, Atlanta, Georgia
Children 2[1]

Cinnamon Linda Stouffer (born August 5, 1970) is an American television news correspondent. She currently co-anchors the early morning news broadcasts on WSB-TV 2, Atlanta, Georgia.


Born in San Marcos, Texas, Stouffer attended the public school system, graduating from San Marcos High School in 1988.[1] She was Texas' Junior Miss when she was a high school senior and participated in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in 1988.[2] Stouffer then attended the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, on a Phi Beta Kappa scholarship. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication, magna cum laude in 1992.[1]

Professional career[edit]

After college, Stouffer (working under the name Cinnamon Stouffer) was hired as a general assignment reporter at KMOL-TV in San Antonio in 1992, eventually being promoted to an anchor.[1] In 1994 she moved to Miami, Florida, working as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for WSVN-TV.[1] She moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1997, joining Cable News Network (CNN),[1] there she changed her professional name to Linda Stouffer.

At CNN, she co-anchored the morning news program Ahead of the Curve, which aired simultaneously on CNN/U.S. and CNNfn, CNN's former financial news network. She also was a weekday and later a weekend anchor for CNN Headline News. Stouffer was among several laid off in December 2008, her last day at CNN being December 14, 2008.[3]

She then began working local news on WSB-TV Atlanta. She anchored the 6pm news and the Action News Nightbeat on Sundays. She also filed stories for the News at 5 and 6pm during the week. On 7 January 2013 she became a weekday early morning co-anchor on the 4:30am newscast.[4]


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WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Thu, 21 May 2015 16:11:29 -0700

And then maybe in the process, rethink their perception of disability,” Barham said in an interview with Channel 2's Linda Stouffer for a special segment on "People2People." Barham planned to wheel 30 miles per day. Barham's wife, Adriana Barham, said ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 08:31:35 -0800

I met my husband when we were both covering the awful Branch Davidian standoff in Waco, Texas. Different TV stations, same satellite truck. It was love. Here we are on our wedding day in San Antonio. I love to hike and I come alive outdoors. Here's a ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Tue, 19 May 2015 05:37:37 -0700

“When I saw about eight or nine grown men and the size of that thing compared to them, I'm like, 'That's no turkey,'” driver Jason Perez told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer. Traffic was jammed in both directions for nearly a half hour as deputies corralled ...


Mon, 18 May 2015 12:15:45 -0700

The event emcee, WSB-TV anchor Linda Stouffer, presented a video focusing on the benefits of early childhood education and spotlighting CDA families. Attendees enjoyed Midnight Moonshine-sponsored hayrides around the property and spent the evening ...
WSB Atlanta
Thu, 14 May 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Family and friends gathered today to say goodbye to Jackie Kulzer, who died May 8 in a plane crash on Interstate 285. Kulzer was with her fiance, Christopher Byrd, and his family when their plane crashed. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer found friends and ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:03:45 -0700

Emanuel's family told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer they are organizing a social media campaign in hopes to reach him. “So they set out trekking Friday morning … and that was going to be out of range (for) cellphone use for that whole time,” Marty's wife ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:34:12 -0700

“My right eye is completely blind, so it's all black and grey. It's hard to explain, it's just like it's not there anymore,” McClain told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer. Before she loses her sight completely, McClain created a visual bucket list entitled ...


Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:33:34 -0700

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana will collect an estimated $213 million less in new tax revenue over the next two years than initially projected in December, potentially forcing lawmakers to reconsider state spending priorities as they work to craft a final ...

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