N.J. Burkett Biography and Wiki
N.J. Burkett, born Newton-Jones Burkett III, is an American journalist and news personality currently working as a correspondent for WABC-TV, Channel 7, which is the ABC flagship station licensed to New York. N.J. joined the Eyewitness News team in July 1989.
N.J. Burkett Age and Birthday
N.J. was born on May 6, 1962, in Orange, New Jersey, United States. He is 59 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Taurus. Burkett turns 60 years old on May 6, 2022.
N.J. Burkett Height
Burkett stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 meters)tall.
N.J. Burkett Education
N.J. attended and graduated from Elizabeth High School in 1980. He later enrolled at Columbia University. Further details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.
N.J. Burkett Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. However, he grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and his nationality is white. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when revealed.
N.J. Burkett Wife, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed news anchor is happily married to his loving beautiful wife, Margie Rice Burkett who is a realtor. The romantic duo became espoused in 1998 in a lovely wedding attended by family members and friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.
N.J. Burkett Kids
Burkett and his wife, are blessed with two lovely children, named Newton-Jones Burkett IV born in 1998, and Amanda Burkett born in 2000.
N.J. Burkett Salary
According to ABC estimates, Burkett receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,300 to $77,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
N.J. Burkett Net Worth
N.J. Burkett has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
N.J. Burkett WABC-TV News
WABC-TV, channel 7, is the flagship station of the ABC television network, licensed to New York, New York, United States. The station is owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
N.J. joined the Eyewitness News team in July 1989. He has reported on everything from war and diplomacy to crime and politics; from aviation disasters to natural disasters, race relations, and police misconduct.
He is recognized as one of WABC-TV’s lead reporters for many of the region’s biggest stories, from Superstorm Sandy to the crash of TWA Flight 800, the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and landmarks police misconduct trials.
Burkett previously served as a correspondent for WFSB-TV, the CBS station in Hartford, CT., from 1986-1989.