Lynda Kinkade Biography – Lynda Kinkade Wiki
Lynda Kinkade is an Australian journalist and anchor. Kinkade is an anchor for CNN International based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. She anchors CNN Newsroom on Friday and Saturday at 10 am, 11 am, and 1 pm ET, and can also be seen on other programs including Connect the World and Hala Gorani Tonight. Kinkade joined CNN in 2014, and since joining she has anchored numerous breaking news stories among them is the violent protests from Hong Kong to Chile, terror attacks in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Hurricanes Florence, Harvey, and Maria, and the victory against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Kinkade has also reported on the Trump administration, Russian interference in the 2016 election. During the Paris terror attacks in 2015, Kinkade anchored CNN’s breaking news coverage across both CNN/U.S. and CNN International, contributing to the network’s 2016 Royal Television Society’s award for Best Breaking News Coverage. In 2017 Kinkade filed a compelling report on the opioid crisis in the U.S., which was one of the most clicked-on stories on CNN Digital. She was also part of CNN’s breaking news coverage of the Manchester concert attack, which was nominated for an Emmy Award, and secured an exclusive interview with Muhammad Ali’s twin daughters after his death in 2016.
Prior to joining CNN, Kinkade worked for Seven Network Australia, most recently in New York, where she hired crews and satellite trucks, pitched stories, produced and filed reports on a range of stories including the polar vortex, the deadly Harlem gas explosion, and Boeing’s first space taxi. She had previously worked in Melbourne for five years on the network’s national public affairs show Today Tonight, reporting on stories like the deadly Black Saturday bushfires, the Australian Open, and the G’Day USA campaign from California.
Before working with the Seven Network Australia, Kinkade spent four years working across the assignment desk, anchor desk, and ultimately as a reporter for the Nine Network Australia based in Sydney. She has interviewed a variety of celebrities and newsmakers, including former Australian Prime Ministers John Howard, Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, and actors Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. Away from her career as a journalist, Kinkade has given her time to moderate numerous forums and fundraise for organizations including the USA Brain Tumor Alliance, Heartkids NSW, the Epworth Hospital, and the Sydney Symphony. Kinkade attended the University of Technology, Sydney, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) with a distinction average.
Lynda Kinkade Age
She was born in January 10, 1983, in Sydney, Australia.
Lynda Kinkade Husband
She is married to her husband Travis Jackson. Her husband is the former American baseball shortstop. The two got married on April 13, 2013, at Chateau Yering Hotel. The couple has two kids together their daughter Georgia Emily Jackson born in August 2016 and Isabella Evelyn Jackson born in February 2019.
Lynda Kinkade Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of $55 thousand.
Lynda Kinkade Net Worth
Lynda Kinkade’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Lynda Kinkade Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall.