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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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122 news items

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:46:05 -0800

Saturday, December 5. "2015 Children's Christmas Parade" at 10:30 a.m. -- Benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the holiday event is hosted by Fred Blankenship and Linda Stouffer. Floats, balloons, marching bands and - of course - Santa Claus ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:07:30 -0800

Ross told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer she feels driven to save other women through a focus on domestic violence cases. "I think we can start to make a different on the front end, before the event happens and change lives before they find themselves in a ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:24:45 -0800

A special group of veterans was honored during a Veterans Day ceremony in Buckhead Wednesday. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer was there as bagpipers led the ceremony at Veterans Park at the Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road.

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
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 02:32:11 -0800

Doctors at Emory University Hospital Midtown can now perform surgery and radiation in one day. After surgeons remove a tumor, the medical team works together to use a targeted radiation machine on the problem area. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer talked to ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:15:00 -0700

More than a year ago, Christopher Sparkman was seriously injured in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Cobb County. Sparkman's wife, Jamie, told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer that her husband is about to undergo a 14-hour operation with a grueling recovery.

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
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:26:15 -0700

Channel 2's Linda Stouffer said advocates are trying to raise awareness at the state capitol about the need to care for patients living with the disease , including Rhonda Williams, who found a lump about the size of a marble that pushed her into a ...

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