Jade Cunningham is a reporter and multi-skilled journalist for 12News, contributing across all shows and platforms. Cunningham joined Team 12 in July, 2022, after working in a similar capacity for TEGNA sister station, 4WWL in New Orleans for seven years. During her time at 4WWL, 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.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jade was recognized as having one of the top three medical stories by the Press Club of New Orleans. Prior to New Orleans, she reported and anchored at KTAL, the NBC station serving Shreveport, Louisiana and at KGWN, the CBS affiliate in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
In 2011, Jade was honored with a Wyoming Association of Broadcasters’ first place award for ‘Best Breaking News Reporter.’ Jade grew up in San Diego and earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In her spare time, Jade loves the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two young sons.