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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.

Background[edit]

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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4 news items

 
WSB Atlanta
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700

Former President Jimmy Carter turned 90 years old Wednesday and Channel 2's Linda Stouffer was at the Carter Center to see how supporters helped make his birthday memorable. Volunteers at the Carter Center celebrated with the former president and his ...
 
WSB Atlanta
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:25:47 -0700

After the stings, Ritch said Grizz needed emergency treatment, too. “I've been told they were wiping them by the hundreds off of me,” Ritch told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer. “The biggest problem was I couldn't breathe. (It) felt like 500 pounds sitting ...

Northwest Herald

Northwest Herald
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Members of the Stouffer family of Maple Park are trying to find a way for their father, Scott (left) to watch the upcoming "Hobbit" movie. Scott Stouffer is suffering from a form of cancer. Also pictured are Linda Stouffer (second from left) and their ...
 
WSB Atlanta
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0700

Channel 2's Fred Blankenship and Linda Stouffer host this year's Parade of Excellence, a partnership with 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc. with a special appearance by baseball legend Hank Aaron. The annual march down Peachtree Street celebrates ...
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