Judy Fortin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 May, 2017
Facts of Judy Fortin
Date of Birth: 1961 , October-7
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Judy Fortin
Nick Name Judy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hanover, New Hampshire
Ethnicity white
Profession Director of Communications and Media Relations for the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Working For National Director of Media Relations for the American Cancer Society
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Education Bachelor of Arts degree
Awards Excellence in Media Award
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Judy Fortin worked for the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University as Director of Communications and Media Relations in Atlanta, Georgia. She also worked for the American Cancer Society as National Director and Media Relations from 2011-2013. 

Early life and Education

Judy Fortin was born on 7th of October, 1961 in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America. Judy Fortin grew up in Hanover. She grew up by her parents with great compassion and care. She was very creative and enthusiastic since her childhood. She was interested in reporting and wanted to be a reporter.

Judy Fortin first attended Concord High School and completed her schooling from there. After completing her schooling, Judy Fortin attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and French in 1983.

Career and Path 

Judy Fortin began her broadcasting career worked as an announcer in Plymouth, New Hampshire. She then worked as news director at WPNH AM/FM Radio. After serving as weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WMUR-TV in Manchester, she moved CNN, where she became a  general assignment reporter for WCBV-TV in Boston. 

Judy Fortin anchored CNN Headline News from the year 1990 to 2006. Besides that, Judy Fortin served as a National Correspondent for CNN Newsource, which is a news service used by local affiliate stations. Judy Fortin became a Correspondent for the award-winning CNN Medical Unit in 2006.

Judy Fortin earned a number of awards while at CNN. She was honored with an Excellence in Media Award in 2009 and More Award for reporting excellence from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2008. She is also the recipient of a 1995 national Emmy Award for CNN group coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing. 

Judy Fortin served as National Director of Media Relations for the American Cancer Society. Currently, she is the Director of Communications and Media Relations for the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, United States of America.

Marriage and personal life

Judy Fortin is a married woman. She has been married to her boyfriend in 1989. Remembering her first valentine day, Antonietta Collins said: 

I’ll never forget the first time February 14 came around during our relationship. I didn’t even receive a card. My husband claimed it was a greeting card holiday and he didn’t want a company telling him when to express his feelings. He didn’t make that mistake again. I received a bouquet of flowers the next day.

On their first anniversary, her husband gave a fire extinguisher as a gift. The couple has one son and daughter. She is living happily with her husband and two children. Judy also active in Social medias and posts latest news. 

Net worth and height

Judy Fortin stands with her medium height 5 feet 7 inches. She must have a high salary. But, the exact figure regarding her salary and net worth isn't known.