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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
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
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:46:22 -0700

Cobb, a Vietnam veteran, filed a lawsuit with the Southeastern Legal Association's Shannon Goessling, but agreed to drop it now that they've made their point about the first amendment and Democratic rights. When Channel 2's Linda Stouffer reached out ...

WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:33:45 -0700

“Everything we have is from the timeline when Jim was alive,” Fritz told Channel 2's Linda Stouffer. Stouffer asked the center's founder, Vincent Anthony, why he thinks so many people connect with these creatures. “There was kindness and goodness and ...

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

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
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
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:34:49 -0800

A local woman's recovery is moving forward 10 years after a terrifying event that shook metro Atlanta. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer spoke with a deputy wounded during the 2005 Atlanta courthouse shooting. On March 11, 2005, Brian Nichols overpowered and ...

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