Feature: Ava-joye Burnett

Ava-joye Burnett

Ava-joye joined WRIC in January of 2012 as a Weekend Anchor and Video Journalist, and she is excited to explore Richmond and the surrounding areas.

Prior to joining the 8News team, Ava-joye worked in a number of newsrooms. She worked at WUSA-TV in the nation’s capitol. While at WUSA, Ava-joye did many things, including field producing from the Commerce Building overlooking the White House, for President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

Ava-joye also worked as a reporter at CTV-News in Prince George’s County, MD, and as a Reporter/Anchor at WHAG-News in Hagerstown, MD.

Ava-joye graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., and is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists.





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