Cynthia McFadden

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Journalist (1956)
Wed Oct 23 2019
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Two times Emmy Award-winning journalist Cynthia McFadden is best known as an anchor and correspondent of ABC News. She is also notable for her appearance on ABC News' program, Primetime. Further, she is currently serving as the senior correspondent for NBC News. She also appears in the news talk-show, Today.

McFadden was born on 27th May 1965 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. She belongs to a white ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality. Let's take a glimpse of McFadden's personal life.

McFadden's Currently Relationship With Foreign Affairs Editor

The 63-year-old journalist, Cynthia, is in a happy relationship with the editor of Foreign AffairsJames F. Hoge Jr. The couple started dating since 1998 and are sharing their company for more than 21 years.

Cynthia McFadden and James Hoge with their son and his friend
Photo: Cynthia McFadden and her partner, James Hoge with their son, Spencer Hoge (right) and his friend, Luca Silveria (left). 
Source: Getty Images

Although they are together for decades, they are not married yet.

Blessed With A Child

The lovebirds announced that they're going to welcome a baby from their relationship in the same year when they first met. McFadden later gave birth to their child, a son, Spencer Graham McFadden Hoge, in July 1998. They named their kid after the actor, Spencer Tracy.

Cynthia McFadden with his beloved son, Spencer Hoge
Picture: Cynthia McFadden and her son, Spencer Hoge attending a wedding ceremony held in Sibton, Norfolk, United Kingdom. 
Source: Instagram @cynthiamcfadden

Cynthia further is fond of sharing her pictures on her Instagram while she was spending a lovely time with her son. In one of her Instagram post, she is seen attending the wedding of Elizabeth Paton and James Wise on 1st July 2019.

Cynthia's First Marriage With Michael John Davies

Cynthia McFadden was married to her first husband, Michael John Daviesan editor and publisher of the Hartford Courant on 9th September 1989. Their marriage was held in an intimate ceremony.

Things were going very well, until they decided to get separated. The couple further field for divorce and finalized it in 1996.

Fortune - $3.5 Million

McFadden maintains a net worth of $3.5 Million as of 2019. Similarly, she earns a lucrative salary from her profession. Moreover, in the United States, a journalist makes $45,845 yearly in the average compensation, according to Glassdoor.

Cynthia McFadden during the 10th Anniversary Women in the World Summit
Image: Cynthia McFadden at Lincoln Center on 12th April 2019 in New York City, New York. 
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Apart, McFadden appears as a correspondent in several episodes of the news series and morning talk-show, Today, from which she earned the considerably good ratings throughout its views. Just like her, Brian Balthazar and Tim Ciesco also worked on the TV show.

Purchased A Lavish House

NBC journalist Cynthia bought a house in Upper East Side near New York City, New York, at $5 Milion in 2013. But, she later listed her house for sale for $6 Million. Her home was built in 1899, which consists of four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms on 4,240 square feet.

Cynthia McFadden's house in Upper East Side
Image: Cynthia McFadden listed her townhouse in Upper East Side near in New York City, New York. 
Source: 6sqft

The Carnegie Hill townhouse also features a home office, a landscaped terrace, three wood-burning fireplaces. It also shows a fully furnished kitchen with ceilings, a large dining room with a casual entertainment room, and a south-facing garden.

Succeeded as a Journalist

McFadden started her career as the executive producer of Fred Friendly's Media and Society seminars based at Columbia on the PBS channel from 1984. She later joined the Courtroom Television Network, where she served as a news anchor and producer in 1991.

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McFadden made her debut as an anchor of an American news magazine television program, Primetime on ABC News in 2004. She then moved from ABC to NBC News as a news anchor of Nightline, a late-night TV program. She also guests appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester HoltWeekend Today, and many more.

Awards & Recognition

A beauty personality, McFadden received a nomination of the CableACE Award in 1993. She was again nominated for the CableACE award, looking at her performance in A Question of Justice: The Trial of Jean Harris at the CableACE Awards ceremony in 1994.

Cynthia McFadden giving The International Women's Media Foundation Award to Meridith Kohut
Picture: Journalist, Cynthia Mcfadden with Meridith Kohut at Cipriani 42nd Street on 25th October 2018, in New York City, New York. 
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Cynthia also received five Emmy Award nominations for her outstanding coverage of breaking news stories in a newscast from 1997 to 2001. She also won numerous awards, including George Foster Peabody Award, Cine Golden Eagles, Grand Award of the New York Festival Award, and many more.

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