Linnea Anderson

Host, The First Five Years

Linnea Anderson
Linnea Anderson
Credit Doug Lent

Linnea Anderson is tenured and talented broadcaster and voice over artist with deep roots in Central Maryland.  For years she was co-host of the nightly, Baltimore -based and nationally syndicated Evening Magazine on WJZ-TV.  On this half-hour program, Anderson interviewed the likes of George Carlin, Muhammad Ali and Jack Lemmon as well as Baltimoreans of all stripes providing insight and local flavor to her adopted hometown.  Prior to that she was a news anchor, reporter and producer in multiple markets including Baltimore, Charleston, WV and Louisville, KY.

Beginning in 1992 Anderson spent more than two decades working the other side of the microphone as the Public Relations/Marketing Director for the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region.  There she could be found on the front lines of local and national disasters reassuring the community that help was on the way.  Anderson’s voice can still be heard around town as she freelances as a voice over artist on projects that connect to her passions.

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First Five Years
6:16 pm
Thu August 20, 2015

First Five Years: The Science of Reading

When reading a bedtime story to a child, have you ever wondered what he or she is thinking about? Well, researchers say they have more evidence that reading to young children has an impact on their developing minds. Listen now and then visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more information.

First Five Years
2:27 pm
Thu August 13, 2015

First Five Years: Adventures in Babysitting

Wouldn't it be splendid if Mary Poppins appeared one day with all her magic to babysit for your children? In real the world, finding the right babysitter can be a source of anxiety.


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First Five Years
3:18 pm
Wed August 5, 2015

First Five Years: Baby Scientists

Is your baby conducting experiments? Well, if she drops peas from her high chair or loves to toss baby food across the room, than you have a little scientist. Visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more information.


First Five Years
5:00 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

First Five Years: Diapers and Depression

Did you know there is a connection between diapers and depression? Listen to find out why. Then visit www.marylandfamilynetwork.org for more early childhood information.

First Five Years
12:00 am
Wed July 22, 2015

First Five Years: Positive Parenting

Just how important are the first years of life? Well researchers have found further evidence that the type of emotional support a child receives as a baby and toddler, can shape educational outcomes and relationships as an adult.


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