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Brigette

Burnett

Brigette Burnett has an original way of captivating audiences through her emotionally driven reports. She is an Emmy award-winning journalist with a true passion for helping people.

   Burnett stepped out on faith and said goodbye to a perfect job to start her own video production and marketing company called Choice Productions LLC in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

   Ms. Burnett is the former host of the Daily Downtown in Toledo, Ohio. She has covered breaking news, feature reports and sports during the last nine years of her professional journalism career. She is most proud of her investigative pieces at 13abc that forced Toledo police to rescind charges on an innocent man. 

   Burnett has interviewed celebrities such as Sally Field, Natalie Morales, John Cusack, Tichina Arnold, Erica Campbell, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Tiffani Thiessen and more. Her career in television has taken Burnett to Wisconsin, Mid-Michigan, Illinois and Ohio.

   She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, dancing to a good Reggae song and traveling. If she’s not planning her next vacation you might see her at a football or baseball game.

Emmy Award-Winning

Journalist

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AWARDS

  • 2019 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy winning journalist for Human Interest- Single Story titled 'Dancing with the Heart'

  • 2019 City of Toledo resolution award recipient for outstanding work as a journalist

  • 2019 Press Club of Toledo Touchstone Award for Excellence in Journalism of a Television-Feature

  • 2016 Ohio AP award winner for Best Continuing Coverage; My story forced Toledo police to rescind charges on a man wrongly imprisoned

ORGANIZATIONS

  • National Association of Black Journalists

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • Standing Courageous, Inc. – Former Board Member

"Brigette Burnett is the consummate professional.

She is confident, poised, and eager to learn. When given a task, she takes that role seriously and makes it her own. She has an infectious personality and I highly recommend her to host your next event."

-Marcus Harrison, Supervisor, BCAN

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