JJ Burton


JJ Burton joined the FOX23 team in February 2015 as a multimedia journalist.


He is very excited to be a part of an award-winning news team, and to be in Green Country.


JJ comes to FOX23 from Savannah, GA, where he worked as the Lowcountry bureau reporter for WTOC.


Prior to  WTOC, JJ worked as an assignment editor/ reporter for WTVQ ABC 36 in Lexington, KY, assignment editor for News 8 in New Haven, CT, and he was a beat reporter for The Middletown Press in Middletown, CT.


JJ graduated from Washington County High School, in Sandersville, GA, in 2006. He earned a bachelor degree in journalism and a minor in communications from Southern Connecticut State University.


While at SCSU, JJ worked for the student-run newspaper as a reporter and advertisement manager, and for the television station SCSU-TV as a reporter and anchor.


He interned for News 8, The New Haven Register and Walt Disney World.


When JJ is not out looking for stories around Green Country, he enjoys hanging with friends, visiting the beaches, participating in poetry readings, writing and spending time with family.


He is always looking to meet new people and hearing their stories, email him at jburton@fox23.com.


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