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Lynda Kinkade Profile
Lynda Kinkade is an Australian journalist and a CNN anchor currently based at CNN’s World Headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia. Since August 2014 she has anchored the weekend editions of CNN International’s CNN Newsroom.
Lynda Kinkade Age
Kinkade is 40 years old as of 2023, she was born on 10th January 1983 in Sydney Australia. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 10th January every year.
Lynda Kinkade Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Lynda Kinkade Family
Kinkade has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Lynda Kinkade Husband
Kinkade is happily married to her loving husband Travis Jackson. The couple tied the knot on 13th April 2013, the couple is blessed with two children. A daughter Georgia Emily Jackson, who was born in August 2016, and a second daughter Isabella Evelyn Jackson born in February 2019, and Olivia born in 2020.
Lynda Kinkade Career
Kinkade began her broadcasting career in 2002 when she joined the Seven Network in her second year of university as a political researcher. She worked on the 2003 New South Wales state election coverage. Her research on each electorate in New South Wales was published and used during the election coverage by the anchors, reporters, and producers. Following the election, Kinkade was hired by Sunrise and worked the graveyard shifts as a junior producer throughout her final year of university. After completing her degree at the University of Technology Sydney with a distinction average.
Lynda moved to the country to gain field experience working as a roving reporter for NBN Television in Newcastle, New South Wales, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, and Lismore, New South Wales. She joined the Nine Network twelve months later in December 2004 as an assistant Chief of Staff, going on to become a producer and reporter on Today, Nine Afternoon News, Nightline, and Nine News Sydney.
She also presented the weekend edition of the Qantas Inflight News. During her four years at the network, Kinkade worked on coverage that included the 2005 Nias Island Sea King crash, the death of Pope John Paul II, the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, and the 2005 Cronulla riots.
Lynda Kinkade Seven Network
In December 2008, Kinkade moved to Melbourne re-joining the Seven Network as a national correspondent for the nightly public affairs program Today Tonight. Kinkade pursued several investigations which included one-on-one interviews with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
She also reported extensively on the Black Saturday bushfires and was the first reporter on a convoy with families as they returned to the devastated town of Kinglake, Victoria. Kinkade was a regular reporter at the Australian Open and the Logie Awards. Her entertainment interviews included John Travolta, Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, and Jennifer Hawkins.
In December 2013, Kinkade resigned from Seven Network and moved to New York City to work as a freelance foreign correspondent She covered breaking news and filed reports for Sunrise, Seven News, and Today Tonight. She also wrote for The Courier-Mail and The Daily Telegraph. Her stories include the 2014 East Harlem gas explosion, the Ebola virus disease outbreak, the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the Early 2014 North American cold wave known as the ‘Polar Vortex.’ Kinkade began commuting from New York City to Atlanta in August 2014 to anchor for the weekend editions of CNN Newsroom. After several months of freelancing, CNN signed Lynda Kinkade full-time in January 2015 as an anchor and correspondent.
Lynda Kinkade Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $50,000 to $100,000 from her career at CNN News.
Lynda Kinkade Net Worth
Kinkade has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Lynda Kinkade Social Media Platforms
Kinkade is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 15.6k followers on Twitter, 14.8k followers on Instagram, and 17k followers on Facebook.