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.
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.
Free agent David Ortiz said Tuesday he hopes to re-sign with the Red Sox.
WBZ-TV Sports Director Steve Burton remembers Mrs. Myra Kraft.
After premiering their Stanley Cup Championship DVD on Monday night, some of the Bruins will head around the state to autograph copies for Bruins fans.
WBZ-TV’s Steve Burton caught up with US Open winner Rory McIlroy Monday morning at Willowbend Golf Club, just a few hours after he won his first major.