Steve Burton is a sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News on WBZ-TV and on sister station myTV38 in Boston. A New England native, he joined WBZ-TV in August 1994. Prior to that Burton worked as a sports anchor and reporter for New England Sports Network (NESN) since 1988. While at NESN, Burton hosted the pre and post game shows for the Boston Red Sox.
Raised in Framingham, Massachusetts, Burton grew up in a sports family. His father, Ron Burton, played for the New England Patriots football team. Young Burton graduated from Framingham High School, where he was the quarterback for the school’s football team and went on to play quarterback for Northwestern University.
When he’s not working at WBZ-TV, Burton spends much of his time working at the Ron Burton Training Village, a 5-week sports camp for inner city youths. He also serves as a board member on several children’s charities including the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Burton received a bachelor of science degree in Communications and a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University. He lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife and four children.
Whether it was serving a Thanksgiving dinner or preparing fundraising pies, volunteers were out in force helping those less fortunate.
WBZ-TV’s Steve Burton sat down with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to talk about his career in coaching and his new foundation.
Active kids are healthy kids and the New England Patriots are doing their part to tackle childhood obesity.
David Ortiz would love to keep the good times going, and would love to finish his career in a Red Sox uniform. But the slugger says that will be up to the Red Sox and the next contract they offer him.
WBZ-TV’s Steve Burton made some new friends on Sunday night’s Sports Final on WBZ-TV.
Sources tell WBZ-TV’s Steve Burton that an unannounced meeting was held Monday with a high-ranking official from both the NHL players and owners.
Steve Burton found some interesting things out about Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd during their Patriots GameDay interview.
Not only does MIT have a basketball team, but they’re heading to their first Final Four in 112 years this weekend.
Could Chad Ochocinco be the secret weapon on Super Bowl Sunday against the Giants?
Red Sox principle owner John Henry said despite a two-month-long “methodical” hiring process, he believes new manager Bobby Valentine is the right guy for the job.