Cynthia McFadden is an American journalist who works as a senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News. Cynthia McFadden was an ABC News anchor and journalist who co-hosted Nightline and appeared occasionally on the ABC News special Primetime. She worked for ABC News from 1994 to 2014 before joining NBC News in March of that year.
Cynthia McFadden was born on May 27, 1956 in Lewiston, Maine, United States of America. From now on it is her 65 years old and she is American by nationality. Also, her zodiac sign is Gemini. She is also the daughter of Arlene Ridley McFadden and Warren Graham McFadden. Other than that, she has not revealed any other information about her early childhood life to the public.
In 1978, she graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. She also received a law degree from Columbia Law School in New York City in 1984.
She suffers from Crohn’s disease and has made public service announcements to raise awareness. In addition, she also practiced transcendental meditation and also supported the work of the David Lynch Foundation.
Regarding her professional career, she was the executive producer of Fred Friendly’s Media and Society seminars at Columbia University from 1984 to 1991, several of which were broadcast on PBS. She then became a presenter and producer for the Courtroom Television Network in 1991, the network’s first year.
Joining ABC News
She began working for ABC News in February 1994 as a legal correspondent. After two years, she became a correspondent for Prime Time and in 2004 co-hosted the show. She also served as legal editor and narrator on ABC News’ groundbreaking documentary series “In the Jury Room,” which chronicled six murder trials from a unique, quirky perspective.
That same year she co-hosted and covered an hour-long documentary on school integration, 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education. She joined NBC News on March 29, 2014, where she worked as senior legal and investigative correspondent and contributed to NBC’s investigative unit across all NBC news platforms.
Awards and net worth
Speaking of awards and recognition, she has received multiple awards. George Foster Peabody (1985), Cine Golden Eagles, Ohio State Award, Silver Gavels, Grand Award are some of her awards. In 2020 she received an Emmy Award and the Gerald Loeb Award for Video.
As a moderator and reporter, she earns a decent amount of money in her professional career. According to some online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 to $5 million. She earned an annual salary ranging from $45,000 to $110,500.
Cynthia McFadden Discusses Her Relationship Status and Is a single Mrs. In the past, she married Michael Davies in September 1989. The couple have a son named Spencer Graham McFadden Hoge who was born in 1998 and named after actor Spencer Tracy. However, the couple separated and divorced in 1996.
So far, she hasn’t been part of any rumor, nor drawn into controversy. Instead, she prefers to focus on her journalism career and stay away from rumours.
body measurement and social media
She is a beautiful and stunning looking woman. Besides, she is 5 feet 4 inches tall and has blonde hair and blue eyes in colour. Apart from that, there is no further information on McFadden’s weight and other body measurements.
The journalist is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On her Instagram, There are more than 8,000 followers. Her Twitter account has more than 56,000 followers.