Whitney Burney Biography
Whitney Burney is an American news anchor and reporter who is currently working at WOOD-TV. She joined the News 8 news team in 2019 and serves as the Saturday evening anchor and as a general assignment reporter during the week.
Whitney Burney Age
Burney was born in Grand Rapids. She has not revealed the date, month, or the year she was born as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, she might be in her 30’s.
Whitney Burney Height
Burney stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Whitney Burney Family
Burney has not revealed the names of her parents or siblings however, she often posts pictures of them on her Instagram page.
Whitney Burney Husband
Burney is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Whitney Burney Net Worth
Burney has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and reporter.
Whitney Burney Salary
Burney earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Whitney Burney Career
Grand Rapids is her native home. She attended the City High School and graduated proudly. later on, she joined Michigan State University where she studied journalism and political science. Furthermore, while she was still at Michigan State University she interned at HOMTV a public access channel in Meridian Township, WLNS in Lansing, and WXYZ in Detroit. She served as the anchor of the Thursday morning news on HOMTV. In addition, she did report and anchored for Michigan State’s student-run newscast, “Focal Point News.”
For her outstanding work as a student in the field of journalism, she was nominated for a number of Emmy awards in addition to, earning an award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
She relocated to Lynchburg, Virginia where she worked at ABC 13 News serving as a reporter. While she was in the station, some of the stories she covered include; the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville, an investigation into local school spending, and a tornado that devastated several families and businesses. Furthermore, she assisted in earning ABC 13 and Edward Murrow award for best newscast while working during the rally.
She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. During her leisure time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and traveling.
Whitney Burney WOOD-TV
Burney is currently working at WOOD-TV where she works alongside other famous WOOD-TV anchors and reporters including;
- Matt Kirkwood
- Seth Well
- Teresa Weakley
- Heather Walker
- Brian Sterling
- Bill Steffen
- Susan Shaw
- Emily Schuitema
- Rachael Ruiz
- Donovan Long
- Emily Linnert
- Casey Jones
- Tom Hillen
- Larry Figurski
- Jack Doles
- Terri DeBoer
- Ellen Bacca
Whitney Burney Social Media Platforms
Burney is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 2k followers on Twitter, over 670 followers on Instagram, and over 1k followers on Facebook.