Cynthia Smoot Biography
Cynthia Smoot is an American Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter working for FOX 13 WTVT in Tampa, Florida. She joined the station in 1997. Previously she worked at WGHP TV as a news anchor.
Cynthia Smoot Date of Birth / Birthday
Smoot is 65 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1957 in Yorktown, Virginia, United States. Smoot manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Cynthia Smoot Measurements/Height
She is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Cynthia Smoot Partner/ Husband
Smoot is married to her better half Bill. The couple resides in Tierra Verde together with their greyhound Karma, and Bo the cat.
Cynthia Smoot Kids/Children
Smoot manages to keep information regarding her kids and or whether or not she has any away from the limelight. We will update this information once information regarding whether she has any children is available to the public.
Cynthia Smoot Relatives/ Family
Smoot was born and raised in Yorktown, Virginia. She manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether or not she has any siblings. Smoot is the aunt of Brandon Gdovic, a Lamborghini Instructor, NA, and World Champion in 2015.
Cynthia Smoot Schooling/Education
After graduating from high school and earning her High School Diploma, she had to further her education. She joined James Madison University to pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
Cynthia Smoot Profession
Smoot is an Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter at FOX 13 in Tampa, Florida. She co-anchors 5 p.m. and 11 p.m newscasts on FOX 13 News. Prior to joining FOX 13 News, she worked at the FOX-owned and operated TV station in Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, North Carolina. While there, she served as a news anchor for 5, 6, and 10 p.m newscasts. During her working time there, she was involved in children’s issues and advocated for issues relating to foster care and adoption, working women, teenage pregnancy, and infant mortality. Her involvement helped her to receive a number of community awards and honors.
Throughout her career, she has reported on some of the area’s most notorious animal cruelty cases. Starting with the story of “Casper,” a boxer that was nearly starved to death. She covered the story from the arrival day at the county shelter to the day he went home with his new adoptive owner. In addition to that, she traveled to the Everglades to cover the threat of Burmese pythons to native wildlife. She also moved to Boca Grande invasive spiny-tailed iguanas are pushing out threatened gopher tortoises and eating native birds.
Smoot has an experience of over three decades in the journalism industry. Her career began in radio as a morning news director and anchor. In television, she started as a reporter, producer, and anchor. Apart from her journalism career, she also likes being involved in the community including the North Carolina chapter of “Operation Smile.” She also traveled with the medical teams to Panama and Ecuador. Smoot reported on the life-changing surgery they perform on children with facial and limb deformities.
When she’s not at the anchor desk, Cynthia’s likely covering a story about Florida’s fabulous wildlife or people and their pets. She’s a nature lover with a passion for animals, including “Winter the Dolphin,” whose story she covered from Winter’s arrival as a baby with an uncertain future, to the development of her prosthetic tail and her amazing life and legacy.
Cynthia Smoot Income
Smoot receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Cynthia Smoot Net Worth
Through Sample’s career as an anchor and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $1.5 Million.
Her great work has been seen and she has received several awards and honors. These awards include an Emmy award for “A Real Life Horse Whisperer,” which she received in 1998. This is after covering the story of Monty Roberts, who helped revolutionize horse training with his non-violent methods.
Cynthia Smoot Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Smoot is active on her social media accounts. She has about 14K followers on her Facebook Page, about 7,972 followers on her Twitter account, and around 1,609 followers on her Instagram account.