Sherree-Burruss
Sherree Burruss | Biography
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  • Full Name Sherree Burruss
  • Occupation Sports Journalist
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Chicago, USA
  • Birth Date Aug 05, 1990
  • Age 32 Years, 1 Months
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Sherree Burruss | Biography

First Female Sports Reporter In The History Of NBCNB

At NBC 4, she became the first woman reporter in history to cover sports. She worked as a weekly sportscaster and anchored sports magazine shows on Sundays. She covered every story of Washington-based professional sports teams like Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins, and Washington Nationals. Moreover, she served as the live field reporter of every Washington Redskins game.


Sherree Burruss is a sports anchor and news reporter. She currently represents CBS Interactive as their studio and is a remote host for NFL, college football, and college basketball.

Sherree Burruss Bio

Sherree Burruss began her career in journalism in February 2013. She started as a fill-in news anchor in ABC 17 KMIZ-TV in the Missouri area. Later, she transferred to the sports division in October 2013 and began anchoring high school and college sports. Moreover, she worked as a field reporter and shot several interviews with local sports athletes.

After spending around two and a half years with KMIZ-TV in the Missouri area, Burruss moved to Atlanta for her new job. There she joined the CBS’s Atlanta affiliate, WGCL-TV CBS46, in July 2015. She then left WGCL in December 2016 to work at NBC 4 Washington.

Burruss’s first day at NBC was on 20 December 2016. She also posted an image of her first day at NBC as a sports reporter on her Instagram handle and shared her excitement. She wrote,

First day on the job at NBC Washington! I always wanted to be a sports anchor, reporter but I could never imagine all the places it would take me. Excited to make DC home.

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Sherree Burruss During Her First Day at NBC 4 in 2016 (Source: Instagram)

At NBC 4, she became the first woman reporter in history to cover sports. She worked as a weekly sportscaster and anchored sports magazine shows on Sundays. She covered every story of Washington-based professional sports teams like Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins, and Washington Nationals. Moreover, she served as the live field reporter of every Washington Redskins game.

CBS

Burruss left NBC after working there for three years in December 2019 and joined CBS Interactive, Connecticut, in January 2020. At CBS, she is a studio host of Connecticut college basketball. In addition, she is a sideline reporter for college football games and National Football League (NFL). Her most recent NFL coverage was the Titans-Texans rivalry (Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans) on 17 November 2021.

Early Age

Born and raised in Chicago, Sherree Burruss has not disclosed her birth details yet. However, she once shared her Olympic-themed childhood birthday image on her Instagram handle @sherree_burruss on 5 August 2016. In addition, according to rollingout.com, she was 27 years old in February 2018. Thus, we can deduce her birthdate as 5 August 1990, making her 31 years in 2021.

As for formal education, Burruss was a student of Mass Communications and Journalism. She studied at the University of Wisconsin in 2009 and graduated in 2012.

Husband

The NBC sports reporter Burrus married her husband David Cruse on 2 June 2018. According to a post on her Instagram handle, she had officially engaged with him on 27 June 2016. She captioned, “got my guy, now got the ring!”

As of 2021, Burrus and her husband have completed three years together. The pair recently became parents to their first daughter, born on 10 May 2021. She shared a picture with her newborn daughter on Instagram on 26 June 2021.

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