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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.[3] 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.[4]

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.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Distinguished_Alumni.html San Marcos High School Distinguished Alumni biography
  2. ^ TexasMarriageRecords.org
  3. ^ "Linda Stouffer Bio". www.cnn.com. Archived from the original on December 17, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  4. ^ "Linda Stouffer is let go from CNN". www.mediabistro.com. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  5. ^ Brief bio at WSB-TV website

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WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:52:30 -0700

“I call it a life interrupted,” said Jamie Lynn Sparkman, showing Channel 2's Linda Stouffer the scrapbook she has made of her husband's journey. Inside are pictures of her Army soldier husband with lots of smiles and then news clippings of when the ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:42:02 -0700

“My son didn't ask for this. He was walking to the store for a pack of Kool-Aid,” the mother, Teresa Lawrence, said. “He didn't make it back.” Roland Ward, 11, and Isiah Ward, 9. Lawrence told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer that her son Timothy Hood, 13 ...

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
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:58:57 -0700

Channel 2's Linda Stouffer first reported on Tracey Warshal, a Piedmont Healthcare employee who helped a man pay for his groceries after he forgot his wallet. Related Headlines. Tracy Warshal works as a scheduling coordinator at Piedmont Healthcare.

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:22:30 -0700

The 30 minute special, hosted by anchors Fred Blankenship and Linda Stouffer, will also reveal why Atlanta and surrounding cities are racing to recruit them. “The millennials are now the largest generation in the work force and enormously important to ...

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

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. Service members from Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War and recent missions in the Middle East are being honored, ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 10:38:38 -0700

Gwinnett County police are recognizing their brothers in blue for the swift action and response to a call that resulted in a lifesaving arrest. The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Valor Awards were held Thursday at the Infinite Energy Forum.

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