Linda Schmidt Profile
Linda Schmidt is an American reporter working at FOX 5 News since she joined the station in 1993. Schmidt’s hard-hitting investigative and consumer-related reports have garnered 20 Emmy nominations and won 7 Emmy Awards.
Linda Schmidt Education
Schmidt was born to an Army family in Fayetteville, North Carolina and graduated high school in Denville, New Jersey. Schmidt earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Penn State University.
Linda Schmidt Career
After graduation, Schmidt worked for Q100 radio station in Easton, Pennsylvania before moving to Springfield, Missouri to work for KOLR-TV as a weekend weather forecaster and a reporter. Schmidt’s career path then took her to New Haven, Connecticut to work for WTNH-TV, on to WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and ultimately back home to New York.
Her work has also been recognized with awards from the Associated Press, The New York Press Club, the New York State Broadcasters Association, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She has covered the country’s biggest stories, including the World Trade Center attacks, the Susan Smith case, the crash of TWA flight 800, the 9/11 Commission Hearings and the deaths of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and John F. Kennedy Jr.
Schmidt has also traveled around the world covering news for FOX 5 in Israel, Guatemala, Europe, and Costa Rica.
She is also active in the community, reading to elementary school children, serving as emcee for various fundraising events and non-profit organizations and charities, particularly causes involving kids with autism, homelessness, and people who suffer from spinal cord injuries.
Linda Schmidt Age
Schmidt’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Linda is or when she celebrates her birthday.
Linda Schmidt Husband
Information about Schmidt’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Schmidt is engaged to someone or whether she is married.
Linda Schmidt Salary
Being one of the top reporters at FOX 5, there is no doubt Schmidt earns a good salary although the exact amount has not yet been disclosed. However, according to reliable sources her salary ranges between $79,675-$87,079 annually.
Linda Schmidt Net Worth
Schmidt has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter.
Linda Schmidt FOX 5 New York
At FOX 5 New Schmidt works alongside;
- Dari Alexander – Anchor
- Dana Arschin – Reporter
- Sharon Crowley – Journalist
- Ernie Anastos – Anchor
- Dan Bowens – Anchor/Reporter
- Tina Cervasio – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Arthur Chi’en – Journalist
- Stacey Delikat – General Assignment Reporter
- Kerry Drew – Reporter
- Lisa Evers – Reporter
- Jodi Goldberg – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Gregory – Chief meteorologist
- Ryan Kristafer – Reporter
- Lew Leone – Vice President and General Manager
- Steve Lacy – Anchor
- Bianca Peters – Anchor
- Kayla Mamelak – General Assignment Reporter
- Antwan Lewis – General Assignment Reporter
- Raegan Medgie – Reporter