Robert Burns joined FOX 5 San Diego as a reporter in late 2015.
He is also the host of ‘The Burns Report’ podcast on The Mighty 1090 AM.
While he has lived near the beach most of his life, he is an east coast guy new to the west coast scene. Robert moved to San Diego after spending 15 of the last 18 years of his life in South Florida.
Prior to working for FOX 5 San Diego, Robert was a reporter and sports anchor for CBS affiliates WINK in Ft. Myers, FL and KLFY in Lafayette, LA.
Robert walked off of the college graduation stage and in front of a camera, starting his television life at age 23.
Throughout his career he’s covered national stories from the BP Gulf oil spill to a pair of Presidential elections.
His sports background includes live coverage of Super Bowl XLI and XLII, the 2013 NBA Finals, the Orange Bowl and NCAA Tournament. He has also worked on-air for local radio stations like FOX Sports and ESPN Radio.
Born in Buffalo, NY and raised in Coral Springs, FL, Robert graduated from Lynn University with a BA degree in mass-communications. He also earned an associate degree in Broadcasting from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale.
Robert is a die-hard Miami fan (Dolphins/Heat/Marlins/Fla. Panthers/Hurricanes) but has since adopted the Chargers and Padres.
What’s on your iPod? I have more than 10,000 songs. Everything from Michael Jackson to Motley Crue, Frank Sinatra to Jay-Z.
What is something people don’t know about you? I am a certified ballroom and Latin dance instructor from my college days working at Arthur Murray Dance Studio.