Whitney BurneyReporter

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Whitney Burney is new to Lynchburg and excited to explore.

She joined the WSET family in 2017 as a multimedia journalist and reporter.

Before moving to Lynchburg, she worked various internships; her first at a government access channel in Lansing, Michigan called HOMtv where she anchored the Thursday morning news.

She also worked at channel 6 WLNS in Lansing and channel 7 WXYZ in Detroit. There she was able to meet a lot of great journalists and continue learning the ropes.

Whitney has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for her election coverage on Michigan State's Focal Point News Show. She was also nominated for a student Emmy by the Michigan chapter of National Academy of Television.

She's very excited to be in Virginia and to continue perfecting her craft.

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