Lin Sue Cooney TV Journalist

Lin sue cooney

Lin Sue Cooney is a television reporter who works at Arizona's Channel 12 NBC affiliate, KPNX. In her childhood her family moved from her birth place, Taipei, Taiwan, to Great Falls, Montana. After graduating with honors from Great Falls High School, Cooney attended Montana State University and transferred to Willamette University following her freshman year. She graduated cum laude from Willamette obtaining a bachelor's degree in English and political science. She completed her studies towards becoming a news reporter by earning a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. Soon after graduating from both universities she moved to Beaumont, Texas where she got her first on-camera experience as a journalist. After her stint in Beaumont she moved to Dallas where she became news anchor at WFAA-TV and a local celebrity. While in Dallas she was the host of a local show geared towards young adults named PM Magazine. Having obtained experience in Texas as a news anchor and show host, Cooney next moved to Phoenix where she immediately became news anchor at KPNX-TV Channel 12. Cooney has embraced many causes such as breast cancer and education.

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United States of America
Places lived
Beaumont , Texas
pop. 117,796 (2013)




1. Willamette University Colleges/University

Willamette University is an American private institution of higher learning located in Salem, Oregon. Founded in 1842, it is the oldest university in the Western United States. Willamette is a member of the Annapolis Group of colleges, and is made up of an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and post-graduate schools of business, law, and education. The university is a member of the NCAA's Division III Northwest Conference. Willamette's mascot is the bearcat and old gold and cardinal are the school colors. Approximately 2,500 students are enrolled at Willamette between the graduate and undergraduate programs. The school employs over 200 full-time professors on the 69-acre (280,000 m) campus located across the street from the Oregon State Capitol.

Institution info

Type Private university
2011. 230 mil. $
Institution colors
900 State St, 97301 - Salem, Oregon
2011. 2,027
2010. 1,940
2011. 800
2010. 911
Acceptance rate
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 37.2 K $
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People attended Willamette University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1932., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1853., Politician
b. 1849., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1844., Judge
b. 1951., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1920., Judge
b. 1879., Judge
b. 1851., Politician


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