Whitney Burbank joined the ABC-7 news team in July 2011.
She began her career in news as an intern at the Fox Business Network
in New York City her sophomore year in college.
Whitney also worked with FOX-25 News in her hometown of Boston, where
she worked closely with FOX Undercover, and put her skills as a
journalist to the test. She spent her time there hounding crooked
officials and uncovering scams. She went undercover to expose a local
doctor who was illegally dispensing medications to his patients in
exchange for sexual favors.
As a graduate of the Boston University School of Communications,
Whitney majored in broadcast journalism and minored in political
science. During her time at BU, Whitney was a three-year reporter for
the student-run political debate show, "On That Point," which is
featured on the Telly Award-winning student television station
Before graduating, Whitney produced an in-depth look at chronic
traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a form of progressive dementia found
in athletes, for BUTV10.
Whitney is a New England native. While she says she’s loving the heat
in El Paso, she does miss the beautiful beaches and her friends and
family back East.
As an avid concert attendee- and self-proclaimed music lover of all
kinds, Whitney is always looking for great new bands and up-coming
Whitney says she wants your feedback! Have a killer story idea? Send
her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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