A Binghamton, New York native, Kellie Burns is a journalist and award-winning anchor who currently anchors NBC2 News at 5:00, News at 5:30, and News at 6. She is married to Ed with whom she has three wonderful children.
Kellie is a highly engaged and respected member of the community, actively involved in various organizations and non-profits, making a positive impact in Southwest Florida. As a dedicated member of the executive board of Canterbury School, she contributes her valuable insights and expertise to help shape the educational institution.
Her commitment to serving the community extends to her roles on the boards of organizations such as the Children’s Advocacy Center and the Advisory Board of Gulfshore Life Magazine, where she actively advocates for important causes and initiatives.
As a broadcast journalist at Waterman Broadcasting Of Florida LLC, Kellie uses her media platform to bring attention to pressing issues and highlight inspiring stories from the local community.
Kellie’s passion for philanthropy and community involvement is evident through her active participation in fundraising efforts for various non-profits in Southwest Florida. Notably, she hosts significant events like the Neighborhood Health Clinic Gala and the Lee-Collier County Heart Ball, which have a meaningful impact on the lives of many.
Her dedication to environmental causes is showcased through her role as the host of Magic Under the Mangroves for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, where she raises awareness for the importance of conserving and protecting the region’s unique ecosystems.
Kellie’s engagement with the local community extends to supporting Florida Gulf Coast University Athletics as she regularly hosts events such as the Food Festival and “Night at the Nest,” fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among sports enthusiasts.
Her journey in journalism began in 1994 as a reporter at NBC2, where she honed her skills and eventually earned promotions to the positions of weekend anchor and main anchor by 1996. Additionally, Kellie played a significant role in anchoring the award-winning children’s show, “Action News For Kids,” demonstrating her versatility and dedication to engaging and educating young audiences.
Kellie Burns Age
Kellie is 55 years old as of 2022. Burns was born on February 28, 1967, in Upstate, New York, and celebrates her birthday on the 28th of February every year.
Kellie Burns Height
Kellie is 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Kellie Burns Family
Burns was born and brought up by her loving American parents. She experienced her childhood in Binghamton, New York along with her siblings. Kellie is a proud graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Political Science. She also has a minor in International Relations.
Kellie Burns Husband
Kellie is married to her loving husband Ed with whom she has three wonderful children. They are son Jack, daughter Elle, and stepdaughter Kara.
Kellie Burns Salary
Kellie’s career as a news journalist earns her a salary of $85,000-$95,000 on an annual basis. Burns sits at a net worth of $200,000-$500,000 as of 2022.
Kellie Burns Awards
- Two regional Edward R. Murrow Award
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