Jade Cunningham is a reporter and multi-skilled journalist for KPNX-TV 12News, Phoenix. She joined Team 12 in July 2022 and contributes across all shows and platforms. Jade moved to Phoenix from TEGNA’s sister station, 4WWL in New Orleans.
At WWL, Jade covered everything from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida to the shooting death of former Saints player Will Smith to major sporting events, and Mardi Gras. Jade Cunningham is an experienced multi-media journalist who filled a variety of roles at WWL. She anchored the noon news and reported afternoons. She joined WWL-TV in December of 2015.
Prior to New Orleans, Jade spent three years anchoring and reporting at KTAL in Shreveport.
Jade’s career began in Cheyenne, Wyoming where she was a reporter, weather forecaster, anchor, and producer at CBS affiliate KGWN. In 2011, Jade was honored with a Wyoming Association of Broadcaster’s 1st Place award for “Best Breaking News Reporter.” In 2012 Jade accepted the reporting and anchoring position at KTAL.
Jade is a native of San Diego and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado where she majored in Broadcast News and minored in French.
When not working, she is more than busy with her husband raising their two sons. She enjoys trying new things (like experimenting with different food recipes) being outdoors (hiking, biking, kayaking) and, like most broadcast journalists, Jade loves meeting new people.
13 years reporting and anchoring
The University of Colorado - B.S. Broadcast Journalism; French Minor
San Diego State University - French Immersion Program, Paris, France