Lynda Kinkade Biography
Lynda Kinkade is an Australian-born-American-based anchor and correspondent at The Cable News Network (CNN). She’s based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, where she anchors for CNN International. She was formerly serving as a freelance anchor at the network: (Aug 2014 – Dec 2014).
Lynda Kinkade Age
Kinkade was born in January 1983. She is 39 years old.
Lynda Kinkade Height
She stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Lynda Kinkade Family
After doing our research, there is no information about Kinkade family members. Kinkade is an Aussie native.
Lynda Kinkade Husband
Kinkade has been married to her husband Tavis Jackson since April 3, 2013.
Lynda Kinkade Daughters
CNN’s anchor and correspondent, Kinkade is a proud mother of three beautiful daughters. They are; Georgia Emily Jackson born in Aug. 2016, Isabella Evelyn Jackson born in Feb. 2019 and finally Olivia born on Oct. 9, 2020.
Lynda Kinkade Education
After graduating from Gilroy College in 2000, Kinkade attended the University of Technology, Sydney. Later, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) with a distinction average.
Lynda Kinkade CNN
Based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, Kinkade is an anchor working for CNN International since January 2015. Her duty is to anchor CNN Newsroom on Friday and Saturday at 10 am, 11 am and 1 pm ET. She’s also seen on different programs including Hala Gorani Tonight and Connect the World.
Since joining CNN in 2014, she has anchored numerous breaking news stories such as the victory against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Florence, violent protests from Hong Kong to Chile, and terror attacks in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Kinkade on the other hand has also reportedly completely on Russian interference in the 2016 election and the current impeachment inquiry as well as the Trump administration.
At the beginning of the Paris terror attacks in 2015, she anchored the network’s breaking news coverage across both CNN/U.S. and CNN International, playing a part in the network’s 2016 Royal Television Society’s award for Best Breaking News Coverage.
She was among the network’s breaking news coverage of the Manchester concert attack, which was selected for an Emmy Award, and secured a complete interview with Muhammad Ali’s identical daughters following his passing in 2016. During the opioid disaster in the U.S., Kinkade filed a compelling report in 2017, in fact, the crisis was one of the most clicked-on stories on CNN Digital.
Kinkade has been involved in the network’s coverage surrounding The CNN Freedom Project, the CNN’s initiative that highlights ongoing slavery, reporting on location from schools bringing out into the open about human trafficking for #MyFreedomDay and from the U.S. State Department around its yearly Trafficking in Persons Report.
Lynda Kinkade Seven Network Australia
Before joining CNN, Kinkade worked for Seven Network Australia, more recently in New York, where she employed briefly crews and satellite trucks, pitched stories, and produced and filed reports on a variety of stories such as Boeing’s first space taxi, the fatal Harlem gas explosion and the polar vortex.
She had formerly worked in Melbourne for half a decade on the network’s national public affairs show Today Tonight, reporting on stories like the G’Day USA campaign from California, the Australian Open, and the fatal Black Saturday bushfires.
Before moving to Seven Network Australia, Kinkade spent nearly half a decade working across the assignment desk, anchor desk and eventually as a reporter for the Nine Network Australia based in Sydney. She has had face-to-face meetings with a range of celebrities and newsmakers, such as ex-Australian Prime Ministers Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, John Howard and actors Sylvester Stallone, John Travolta, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe and ex-U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
Lynda Kinkade Other Duties
Besides her position as a journalist, Kinkade has volunteered her time to moderate many forums and fundraise for organizations like the Sydney Symphony, the Epworth Hospital, Heartkids NSW and the USA Brain Tumor Alliance.
Lynda Kinkade Nationality
Born in Sydney, Australia, Kinkade is of Australian nationality.
Lynda Kinkade Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Lynda Kinkade Net Worth
Kinkade has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.
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