Lin, Carol

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Lin, Carol


Married (husband died, 2003). Education: University of California, Los Angeles, bachelor's degree, political history, 1984.


Television news anchor, reporter, and correspondent. CONUS Communications, Washington, DC bureau, White House reporter; KTTV-TV, Los Angeles, weekend news anchor and correspondent in the Special Undercover Investigations Unit, 1990-95.

Awards, Honors:

Radio-Television News Directors Association Award, best investigative reporting, 1995; Radio-Television News Directors Association Award, best breaking news, 1998; three Los Angeles Press Club Awards, outstanding investigative reporting, for stories on immigrant smuggling, consumer fraud, and Los Angeles riots; National IMAGE Award, Organization of Chinese Americans; Award of Excellence, Minorities in Journalism Association, Los Angeles, CA. The Knowledge Is Power Program (charter school), New York City, board member.


Television Appearances; Series:

Correspondent and substitute anchor, Good Morning America, ABC, 1995-98.

Reporter, World News Tonight With Peter Jennings, ABC, 1995-98.

Anchor, CNN Early Edition, CNN, 1998—.

Anchor, CNN Live at Daybreak, CNN, 1998—.

Friday anchor, CNN NewsStand, CNN, 1999.

Anchor, CNN Saturday Night, CNN, 2006.

Anchor, CNN Sunday Night, CNN, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Hosted a one-hour CNN special on the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, UT.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, CNN Live Today, CNN, 2003, 2006.

Herself, CNN Live From …, CNN, 2006.