Linda was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Hillsdale, New Jersey. She studied liberal arts at the University of South Florida and previously worked as a reporter for Newsweek in Los Angeles. Just before joining KEF Media, Linda was public relations director at Universal Studios Orlando. Linda resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband Bob. They have two sons, Brendan and Robbie and three cats, Addison, NoNutz and PJ. For leisure, she gardens, knits and travels.