Cynthia McFadden Biography
Cynthia McFadden is an American television journalist who is currently the senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News. She was an anchor and correspondent for ABC News who co-anchored Nightline, and occasionally appeared on ABC News special Primetime. She was with ABC News from 1994 to 2014 and joined NBC News in March 2014.
Cynthia McFadden Age
She was born in May 27, 1956 in Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
Cynthia McFadden Education
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, in 1978. Afterward, she received her Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia Law School in New York City in 1984.
Cynthia McFadden Parents
She was adopted and her parent’s names is undisclosed.
Cynthia McFadden Siblings
There is no record regarding her siblings.
Cynthia McFadden Husband
She married Michael John Davies, editor and publisher of the Hartford Courant, on September 9, 1989. They divorced in 1996.
Before getting married to McFadden, John Davis was previously married which ended in a divorce. She is currently in a relationship with James F. Hoge Jr.
Cynthia McFadden Kids
She has a son with Foreign Affairs editor James Hoge, Spencer Graham McFadden Hoge, who was born in 1998 and named after the actor Spencer Tracy.
Cynthia McFadden NBC News
She joined NBC News on March 29, 2014. She serves as the senior legal and investigative correspondent, contributing to NBC’s investigative unit across all NBC News platforms.
Cynthia McFadden ABC News
She was named co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline” in October 2005. She joined ABC News in February 1994 as the network’s legal correspondent. Two years later she was named a correspondent for “Prime Time,” and was made a co-anchor of the broadcast in 2004.
In 2004, she served as the legal editor and narrator of the ground-breaking ABC News documentary series, “In the Jury Room,” which chronicled six homicide trials from a unique, fly-on-the-wall perspective. Also in 2004, she co-anchored and reported an hour-long documentary on school integration, 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education.
Before coming to ABC News, McFadden was an anchor and senior producer at the Courtroom Television Network, beginning with the network’s inception in 1991. From 1984 to 1991, she was the executive producer of Fred Friendly’s Media and Society seminars based at Columbia University.
Cynthia McFadden Awards
She has won the following awards; George Foster Peabody Award (1985), Cine Golden Eagles (2), Ohio State Award, Silver Gavels (2) from the American Bar Association, Grand Award of the New York Festival, Blue Ribbon of the American Film Festival, Earned an Emmy in 2020, Gerald Loeb Award for Video in 2020.
Cynthia McFadden Salary
Her salary is expected to be $76,393 per year.
Cynthia McFadden Net Worth
Her net worth is around $3 million.