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Linda Stouffer
Born Cinnamon Linda Stouffer
(1970-08-05) August 5, 1970 (age 45)
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
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:29:01 -0700

Atlanta's archbishop Wilton Gregory told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer that Pope Francis is like a shot in the arm for American Catholicism. “It's the style that has so captured the imagination of the whole world,” Gregory said. He expects the pope to ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:15:06 -0700

Ahead of July 4, Channel 2's Linda Stouffer is learning how veteran suicides are getting more people committed to help. “I had no clue I was being that angry, that forgetful, I didn't know that I was scaring my family,” Jeremy Caldwell said. In Iraq ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:00 -0700

Channel 2's Linda Stouffer explains how a federal drug investigation is leading to wedding-dress bargains. Bride Jackie Crenshaw feels like royalty with the price of her dream dress. “All of them I looked at are $175 ,” Crenshaw said. Even though many ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:35:56 -0700

This is not a pass/fail situation,” Woods told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer. The next level up is developing. “These kids can move on, but they will require support. I think this will better address the needs specifically for each and every child,” Woods ...

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 ...

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
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:00:44 -0700

Just recently, the new $1 billion University Medical Center opened to replace the Charity Hospital. Pearson told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer that surviving Katrina makes her a better doctor now, here in Atlanta. “I don't get as stressed out on things ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:45:47 -0700

This screenshot from WDBJ-TV7, in Roanoke, Va., shows reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were killed, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, when a gunman opened fire during a live on-air interview in Moneta, Va. (Courtesy of ...

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