Lynda Kinkade Biography
Lynda Kinkade is an Australian anchor/reporter/producer working for CNN News serving as an anchor. Prior to her joining the network in August 2014 she tenured at Seven Network Australia.
Lynda Kinkade Age
Kinkade is 40 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 10, 1983, in Sydney, Australia.
Lynda Kinkade Height
Kinkade stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Lynda Kinkade Family
Kinkade was born to loving parents in Sydney, Australia, and later raised in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She of white ethnicity and Australian by citizenship, and sister to his elder brother and also his twin brothers. He, however, manages to hide further information on their whereabouts away from the limelight.
Lynda Kinkade Husband
Kinkade got married to her loving husband Travis Jackson on April 13, 2013, and is blessed with three beautiful daughters Georgia Emily, Isabella Evelyn, and Joey Olivia. Emily was born in August 2016, Evelyn was born in February 2019 and Olivia was born on October 16, 2020.
Lynda Kinkade’s Net Worth
Kinkade has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Lynda Kinkade Salary
Kinkade earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Lynda Kinkade Education
Kinkade went to the Technology University of Sydney where he graduated with a distinction average with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism).
Lynda Kinkade Career
Kinkade is an Australian journalist working for CNN International Atlanta-based bureau where she serves as an anchor. She also anchors at the network’s Newsroom on Friday and Saturday at 10 am, 11 am, and 1 pm ET. Kinkade is also featured on several other programs including Hala Gorani Tonight and Connect the World.
She has also anchored several headlines for the network including, the terror attacks in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, violent protests from Hong Kong to Chile, Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Florence, and the Iraqi city victory against ISIS of Mosul. Having extensively covered on the ongoing impeachment inquiry, the Trump administration, and the 2016 election Russian interference.
Later in the 2015 Paris terror attacks, Kinkade anchored the network’s spot-hitting coverage across both CNN International and CNN/U.S. She played a pivotal role in contributing to the network’s 2016 Royal Television Society award for Best Breaking News Coverage.
Kinkade later filed a compelling report in 2017 in one of the network’s Digital on the opioid crisis in the U.S., which was one of the most clicked-on stories. She also played a pivotal role in the network’s Emmy Award-nominated coverage of the Manchester concert attack. Kinkade also featured an exclusive interview in 2016 with Muhammad Ali’s twin daughters after his death.
For the network, she has played an instrumental role revolving around The CNN Freedom Project, the network’s initiative. The initiative highlights modern-day slavery, reporting live from the U.S. State Department around its annual Trafficking in Persons Report and from schools raising awareness of human trafficking for #MyFreedomDay.
Prior to joining the network, Kinkade worked for Seven Network Australia, hiring satellite trucks and crews in New York pitching stories, and producing and filing reports on several events including the deadly Harlem gas explosion, the polar vortex, and Boeing’s first space taxi. Previously, she worked for five years in Melbourne on Today Tonight which is the network’s national public affairs show. She also reported on various events that include the Australian Open, the G’Day USA campaign from California, and the deadly Black Saturday bushfires.
Previously she tenured at Nine Network Australia where she spent four years as an anchor at the assignment desk of the network’s Sydney-based bureau. She has also featured several newsmakers and celebrities including actors Sylvester Stallone, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, John Travolta, former Australian Prime Ministers Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, John Howard, and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
Aside from her journalistic career, Kinkade is a proud volunteer who moderates numerous forums. She also has fundraised for several organizations including the Heartkids NSW, USA Brain Tumor Alliance, the Sydney Symphony, and the Epworth Hospital.
Lynda Kinkade CNN News
Kinkade is working at CNN News where she works alongside other famous CNN News meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Van Jones
- Brianna Keilar
- John King
- Melissa Knowles
- Alison Kosik
- Don Lemon
- Christina Macfarlane
- Robin Meade
- Veronica Miracle
- Abby Phillip
- Richard Quest
- Don Riddell
- Christine Romans
- Tom Sater
- Andy Scholes
Lynda Kinkade Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 14.8K followers on Instagram, over 17K followers on Facebook, and over 15.6K followers on her Twitter account.