Whitney Burney Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WXYZ, Salary, and Net Worth

Whitney Burney is an American Multimedia Journalist /Reporter/Anchor working for WXYZ News serving the station as a News Reporter.

Whitney Burney Profile

Whitney Burney is an American Multimedia Journalist /Reporter/Anchor working for WXYZ News serving the station as a News Reporter since September 2022. Prior to this, she was working for WSET ABC 13 News where she was serving the station as a Multimedia Journalist since June 2017.

Whitney Burney Education

Burney attended Michigan State University where she studied between 2012 and 2017. There, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Political Science. While there, she was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Pretty Brown Girl.

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Whitney Burney Career

Burney was born and raised in Grand Rapids and works for WXYZ/7 Action News serving the station as a News Reporter. She was previously working with the station serving as an intern back in the year 2016. She states that working in Detroit has become a full-circle moment.

Back in the year 2017, she started her career in Lynchburg, Virginia where she was serving as a Multimedia Journalist. While there, she covered a devastating tornado and the 2017 Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville which resulted in the death of one protester and two Virginia State Troopers. Through her work during the rally, she got helped to earn the station an Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast.

Back in the year 2019, she landed a reporter position at WOOD TV 8 in Grand Rapids. Whitney began as the lakeshore reporter covering devastating erosion which threatened homes along the lakeshore. In her time there, she covered racism in a local school district, an officer-involved shooting, and civil unrest in 2020. Asides from this, she helped to overhaul the station’s Black History Month Special uncovering unique history and perspectives.

Back in the year 2021, she began anchoring the Evening Weekend Newscasts and never lost her love for telling stories in her community. Her work as a reporter resulted in an award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters for Best Reporter in Market 2 for 2021.

Who is Burney?Burney is an American Multimedia Journalist /Reporter/Anchor working for WXYZ News
Age29 years old as of 2023
Height5 feet 7 inches
SpouseNot Available
Salary$20,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

She states that the stories she enjoys telling the most are those which affect marginalized communities and looks forward to giving more Metro Detroiters the platform to tell their stories. She is a proud Michigan State Spartan and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Sorority Incorporated. During her weekends, she enjoys spending her time checking out new restaurants as she is an advent foodie.

Whitney Burney Age

Burney was born on the 31st of August 1994 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of August every year. Burney is, therefore 29 years old as of 2023.

Whitney Burney Height

She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Whitney Burney Family

Burnet was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan to her loving and caring parents. She was raised in a Black descent family and did three generations shoot along with her mother and grandmother. She is a family-oriented person and posted a photo of her mother on the 11th of May 2020 wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day. Whitney was raised alongside her younger brother who she manages to keep information about away from the limelight.

Whitney Burney Husband

Information about Whitney’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Whitney is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.

Whitney Burney Salary

Being one of the top Anchor/Reporters for WXYZ, Whitney earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000. 

Whitney Burney Net Worth

Burney has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Multimedia Journalist /Reporter/Anchor.

Whitney Burney WXYZ

Burney is working at WXYZ where she works alongside other famous WXYZ anchors and reporters including;

  1. Brian Abel
  2. Glenda Lewis
  3. Alicia Smith
  4. Kim Russell
  5. Keenan Smith
  6. Ameera David
  7. Mike Duffy
  8. Dave Rexroth
  9. Hally Vogel
  10. Mike Taylor
  11. Ali Hoxie
  12. Brad Galli
  13. Jeanna Trotman
  14. Alex Bozarjian
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