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Lin Sue Cooney

09.13.01

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Lin Sue Cooney is a news anchor for KPNX-TV 12 in Phoenix. Cooney joined Channel 12 in 1984 and currently co-anchors 12 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. with Kent Dana. Cooney also anchors the 12 News Health Team reports for 12 News at 5 p.m. She is also featured on the "Raising Arizona Kids" segment, which airs on 12 News Saturday Morning, and appears in a mini-feature called "A Quick Look" on 12 News at 10 p.m. She came to Phoenix from WFAA-TV in Dallas where she was a news reporter and co-host of "PM Magazine." Cooney has been honored four times as the Valley's "Best Anchor" by the Phoenix chapter of American Women in Radio and Television. She also has won numerous awards for her news reporting and community service efforts, including six Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. Cooney graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English and political science from Willamette University in Oregon. She holds a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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