Cynthia Smoot Biography
Cynthia Smoot is an American and an Emmy award-winning journalist who currently serves as a co-anchor of the FOX 13 News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. She joined the station in 1997. Additionally, she has honored a prestigious Emmy award for “A Real-Life Horse Whisperer.”
She attended and graduated from James Madison University where she earned her B.A. in communications.
Cynthia Smoot Age
She was born and raised in Yorktown, Virginia. She has not yet revealed her date, month, and year of birth hence information about her age is not available. However, we will update as soon as it is made available to the public.
Cynthia Smoot Height
Smoot stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches.
Cynthia Smoot Family
Cynthia was born and raised in Yorktown, Virginia. She has not yet revealed any details concerning her family. However, information about her parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Cynthia Smoot Husband
She is happily married to Bill. She has not revealed any other information concerning her husband. However, the information will be updated as soon as it is made available;e to the public.
Cynthia Smoot Children
Smoot has not yet revealed any details concerning whether she has children or not. However, this information will be updated as soon as possible.
Cynthia Smoot FOX 13
Prior to coming to WTVT in 1997, she spent 13 years at the FOX-owned and operated TV station in Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, North Carolina as the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. news anchor. Furthermore, she was deeply involved in children’s issues and received a number of community awards and honors for her involvement and advocacy on issues relating to foster care and adoption, infant mortality, teenage pregnancy, and working women in North Carolina.
She was also involved with the North Carolina chapter of “Operation Smile,” twice traveling abroad with medical teams to report on the life-changing surgery they perform on children with facial and limb deformities. Smoot resides in Tierra Verde with her husband Bill, greyhound Karma, and Bo the cat. Cynthia’s horse, Bucky, prefers the country life in Manatee County.
Cynthia Smoot Career
When she’s not on-air, she covers stories about Florida’s fabulous wildlife or people and their pets. She loves nature and enjoys helping Tampa Bay viewers get to know some of the interesting creatures in our own backyard, such as “Winter,” the little dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium that lost her tail but now swims with the help of a prosthesis.
In addition, she has covered some of the area’s most notorious animal cruelty cases, following the story of “Casper,” a boxer that was nearly starved to death, from the day he arrived at the county until he went home with his new adoptive owner.
Smoot was privileged to travel to Everglades to cover the threat of Burmese pythons to our native wildlife, and to Boca Grande, where invasive spiny-tailed iguanas are pushing out threatened gopher tortoises and eating native birds.
Smoot was honored with the prestigious Emmy award for “A Real-Life Horse Whisperer,” the story of Monty Roberts, who helped revolutionize horse training with his non-violent methods in 1998.
She was born and raised in Yorktown, Virginia, and attended and graduated from James Madison University where she earned her B.A. in communications. Smoot began her in radio with a 30-year veteran of broadcast journalism, and an award-winning morning news anchor and news director, and for the past 28 years, in television as a producer, reporter, and anchor.
Cynthia Smoot Salary
Smoot earns an annual salary ranging between $ 10,000 – $ 50,500.
Cynthia Smoot Net Worth
Smoot has an estimated net worth of $500K – $ 1 Million.