Burnside has been in the news business for more than 20 years; as a reporter,
anchor or manager in cities such as Seattle, Boston and now Miami. He
was one of the reporters for the WTVJ NBC 6 Decision 2004 team and has
covered presidential politics from Carter, Bush 1, Clinton and Bush 2,
as well as local and state politics.
years, Burnside took a break from broadcast journalism to work on the
inside of politics. He worked in public affairs media doing work for a
variety of statewide and Congressional campaign in Massachusetts and Washington
State, as well as not-for-profit organizations. He also wrote position
papers, drafted speeches, raised money, and crafted media strategies for
candidates, think tanks and NGOs.
He has served
on numerous panels covering political issues, as well as media ethics
and environmental issues, his other area of focused coverage. As such,
Burnside created NBC 6's award-winning EcoWatch segment. He was a Fellow
at the Metcalf Institute for Environmental Reporting at the University
of Rhode Island, and has been an invited speaker at the Pew Marine Fellows
global conference three years, and twice at the Aldo Leopold Leadership
Seminar. He is serving on a National Science Foundation commission examining
climate change and the media. Burnside won a Packard/Seaweb grant to cover
the Int'l Coral Reef Symposium in Bali, Indonesia and the Marine Conservation
and Biology conference in San Francisco.
Coral Gables, Florida 33124
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