Lynn Cahoon Biography & Facts
Katherine Chloé Cahoon (born May 6, 1986) is an American writer, TV Anchor, Producer, and Multi-Media Journalist.
Early life and education
Cahoon grew up in Seattle, Washington, attending Pacific Northwest Ballet School. At age nine, she was diagnosed with a crippling spine condition. However, she recovered, danced in a solo role with the Pacific Northwest Ballet Company at the age of fifteen, and at eighteen graduated from Pacific Northwest Ballet School.As a child, Cahoon's disability forced her to give up her backyard trampoline. She created a garden in its place and entered it in Northwest Flower and Garden Show, winning an award.Cahoon attended Vanderbilt University while continuing with treatments straightening her spine and serving on the dance/cheer team. She spent summer semesters in Europe. Her studies included a filmmaking course. She graduated with honors in 2008.
Cahoon wrote a book, The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting European Men, based on her experiences in Europe as a student. Two weeks after publication the book was listed #1 in Solo Travel on Amazon’s best-seller lists. Cahoon donates proceeds from her book tours to charities.Cahoon bought a video camera and an editing program, and made some videos in which she acted the part of a travel host while dispensing facts about Europe and her opinions about European men. The videos were shown on a number of television stations. Her first video, "Why Single Girls Want to Meet European Men," made the list of Best Viral Videos of 2010.As a result of the success of her book and videos, Cahoon became a love and romance consultant for Seventeen and Cosmopolitan magazines.In 2017, she became an Anchor, Producer, and Multi-Media Journalist for a CBS affiliate. Here she has reported on a variety of different news stories.
Awards and honours
In 2013, Royal Reel Award at Canadian Film Festival for But I Do, Best Director at the LA Film Festival for But I Do direction and Best Music Video at Toronto Independent Film Festival.
Wyoming Association of Broadcasters award for Best Breaking News 2017 – 2018
Wyoming Association of Broadcasters award for Best News Station 2017-2018
Winner, “Dancing with the Stars of Cheyenne” 2017References
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