Cynthia Newsome Profile
Cynthia Newsome is an American Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for KSHB-TV since joining the station in January 1997. She anchors the 11 am newscasts on 41 Action News, from Monday to Friday.
Previously, she was working for KWTV-TV in Oklahoma City, as a Weekend Anchor for 1 decade and 3 years. Also, she was working for WKY Radio and KFOR-TV, as the News Reporter.
Newsome was honored into the Mid-America National Association of Television Arts and Sciences’ Silver Circle for Excellence in Broadcasting and Community Service in the year 2012. Her Lung Cancer story and Radon Awareness won First Place in the American Cancer Society High Plains Division’s Community Awareness media awards in the year 2008. She was also awarded Third Place for In-Depth Reporting by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters in the year 2007 for her research of mold at Central High School.
Reporting the Oklahoma City bombing of the Murrah Federal Building was a highlight of her 30-year broadcasting career. The Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City has Newsome’s reports on the lives of bombing victims on display.
Newsome places a great value on community involvement. She created the Awesome Ambitions organization in the year 1997. It’s a high school college and career readiness program for females in the Kansas City Public School District in grades 8 through 12. Girls are inspired, educated, challenged, and encouraged to create and achieve positive goals for their future jobs, education, and health by volunteer business professional women who serve as coaches and mentors.
Newsome and her family attend a Baptist denomination, United Believers Community Church in south Kansas City. She cites fantastic music, great cuisine, and, most importantly, great people as her favorite aspects of Kansas City.
Quick Facts About Cynthia Newsome
|Age||41 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Cynthia Newsome Cancer
Newsome was diagnosed with breast cancer in the month of June 2011. She battled breast cancer and became a breast cancer survivor after 33 radiation sessions, 8 chemotherapy treatments, numerous prayers, a lumpectomy, and the loving care of her coworkers, husband, viewers, family, neighbors, and church members.
Breast cancer reappeared 7 years later, i.e. in February 2019. Newsome was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer that had spread throughout her body. She is undergoing immunotherapy and chemotherapy treatments in order to clear her body of cancer once more. She’s telling her tale on the radio in the hopes of inspiring and encouraging those who are fighting serious illnesses to keep fighting.
Cynthia Newsome Age
Newsome is 41 years old as of 2021. Her date and month of birth are unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Cynthia Newsome Height
Newsome stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Cynthia Newsome Family
Information regarding Newsome’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it’s available.
Cynthia Newsome Husband
Newsome is in marriage with her lovely spouse, Ed Newsome, who was formerly the President of the Kansas City Public School District. He is also the CEO, as well as the founder of Good News Appraisals, a real estate assessment firm. On the 13th of June 2001, Ed proposed to her on live television on NBC Action News, when she was anchoring the news. They tied the knot in that very year.
When Newsome met her husband, he found that he already had 2 children, Kimberly and Edward II. Therefore, she is the “stepmom” to Kimberly and Edward. There is no information that she and her husband have children together.
Cynthia Newsome Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KSHB-TV, Newsome earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Cynthia Newsome Net Worth
Newsome has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Cynthia Newsome KSHB-TV
At KSHB-TV Newsome works alongside;
- Taylor Hemness
- Kevin Holmes
- Daisha Jones
- Caitlin Knute
- Bryant Maddrick
- Gabriella Pagán
- Lindsay Shively
- Dia Wall
- Gary Lezak
- Lindsey Anderson
- Wes Peery
- Jeff Penner
- Mick Shaffer
- Aaron Ladd
- Hayley Lewis