Alexandra Burnley Biography
Alexandra Burnley is an American journalist working as a news anchor for 5News in Fayetteville, Arkansas, On-site. She anchors 4, 5, 6, and 10 p.m. shows Monday through Friday. Moreover, she also reports weekly with the 5NEWS “VERIFY” segment that answers viewers’ questions on local issues. Additionally, Burnley is a co-host of the “5NEWS Vault” series, showcasing news stories the station has covered over the past 70 years. Formerly, she worked at FOX21 KQDS-DT in Duluth, Minnesota as the main anchor for 4 years.
Additionally, she grew up with an interest in news and politics. Her journalism career began when she was working at WCBD-TV. Here, she was an advanced intern in the investigative Unit. Also, she served as a reporter and a multimedia journalist at WAOW for one year.
Alexandra Burnley Education
Burnley attended a local high school where she graduated with her high school diploma. Later, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in digital and broadcast journalism from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
Alexandra Burnley Career
Burnley began her career as a Sailing Instructor at Belle Haven Marina in Alexandria, VA for 3 years and 3 months since June 2009. She taught private adult group lessons during evenings and weekends and was also a camp counsellor for beginning and advanced sailing classes of 15-20 children, ages 7-15. Moreover, she also maintained a safe environment for participants at all times, including an injury-free record.
In December 2010, she moved to Washington D.C. to as an intern at C-SPAN conducting research for the anchors of The Washington Journal, specifically on the F.B.I. and Congressional databases for statistics and reports. Further, Burnley served as guest coordinator for The Washington Journal and Newsmakers and assisted in preparation for The Washington Journal at the Capitol Building leading up to the swearing-in of the 113th Congress.
Moreover, Alexandra was again an intern at CNN Newsource for 3 months in June 2013 reporting, writing, and producing packages that affiliate stations from multiple states and countries worldwide purchased for newscasts. Additionally, she wrote daily synopses of packages and VO-SOTs sent out to 1400 affiliates worldwide. Again, Burnley directed and produced live shots from D.C. connected to affiliates worldwide. She assisted reporters on-location for interviews and b-roll; logged all interviews in a database and reported as a photographer for a protest on the US Capitol West Lawn for CNNWire.
In January 2014, she joined Grady Newsource in Athens, GA to work as a reporter for 5 months. She served as an anchor, reporter, sports anchor, weather anchor, photographer, producer, and assignment editor in a rotational system twice a week. As a one-man band, she was responsible for shooting, interviewing, writing, and editing as a solo reporter.
At Charleston, SC, Burnley served as an Advanced Intern in the Investigative Unit at WCBD-TV 2 anchoring intern broadcasts, creating original packages and VO-SOTs for air, and pitching original story ideas during newsgathering meetings. After working at WCBD-TV 2 for 4 months she later joined WAOW in Wausau, WI as a reporter and Multimedia journalist in October 2015. Burnley was responsible for pitching 2-3 original story ideas for daily morning meetings, shooting, interviewing, writing, and editing all material.
In December 2016, Alexandra then joined WFRV and WJMN Television Station Inc. as a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor at Greenbay, WI. She worked as a nightside reporter covering breaking news, crime, city council, and more. Moreover, she also became a fill-in anchor after spending months coming in on days off to practice on the desk. In her career at the station, she was nominated for an Emmy for live reporting. Additionally, Alexandra also made a report on Brendan Dassey featured in Netflix’s “Making A Murderer: Part 2”
At FOX 21 KQDS-DT in Duluth, Minnesota, Alexandra worked as a full-time main anchor, evening news anchor, reporter, and producer for 4 years since May 2019. She was responsible for anchoring, producing, mentoring reporters, and proofing scripts. Moreover, Burnley was proficient in ENPS and exposed a hospital that charged a collective $171,000 for COVID-19 tests that were supposed to be free to patients. Furthermore, Alex was the first in the market to break a story that criminal charges were filed six months after a fatal crash that killed a military member.
Alexandra Burnley Age
How old is Alexandra Burnley? Alexandra has not shared her age currently. Alex is a person whose aura of mystery extends to the very essence of personal details age and birthdate unknown. In a world where timelines often define individuals, Alex gracefully navigates through life without the weight of age-related expectations. Not sharing her exact date, month, and year of birth resulted in us not identifying her zodiac sign. However, judging from her physical appearance, she seems to be in her mid-30s. Once she discloses his information you will find it updated.
Alexandra Burnley Family
Burnley was born and brought up in Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States of America. She holds American nationality and belongs to a white ethnical background. Meet Alexandra, a person whose love for family is as unwavering as her commitment to their privacy. Despite a life that occasionally places her in the public eye, Burnley has consciously decided to shield her family from the spotlight.
In a world that often demands glimpses into personal lives, Burnley draws a firm line, valuing the intimacy and sanctity of her familial bonds. She has not shared any information about her parents, their names, or their professions. However, she shared a photo of her mother on her Instagram account on the 9th of May 2021 wishing her a Happy’s Mother Day. She has also not shared whether or not she has siblings. Once she confirms this to us, we will update you.
Alexandra Burnley Husband
Is Alexandra Burnley married? Yes. Burnley is happily married to her husband Mark McPherson an American journalist and news personality serving as a morning anchor at KKTV in Colorado Springs. On 21st April 2021, she posted a photo of her husband wishing him a 5th Happy Anniversary of dating on her Instagram account.
Alexandra Burnley Height | Weight
How tall is Alexandra Burnley? Burnley stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 4 inches (1.62 m) tall. She has a moderate weight which matches her height. Moreover, she has a blonde hair colour.
Alexandra Burnley Salary
Burnley receives an approximate salary of $40,000 to $110,500 annually. She receives this from her job as an anchor and reporter for FOX 21 KQDS.
Alexandra Burnley’s Net Worth
Burnley has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $1 million to $ 5 million. Her main source of income is her successful journalism career.