A.J. Burnett’s Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WCVB, Salary, and Net Worth

A.J. Burnett is an American award-winning journalist who serves as a meteorologist and the weather producer for WCVB in Boston, MA

A.J. Burnett Biography

A.J. Burnett is an American award-winning journalist who serves as a meteorologist and the weather producer for WCVB Channel 5’s StormTeam 5 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Burnett has worked across the New England market working in Boston, Maine, and New Hampshire. Being a person who likes giving back to the community, Burnett has worked with Birthday Wishes and is a huge supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association chapters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Volunteering with the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA, he has recorded written works for the visually impaired

A.J. Burnett Education

Burnett attended Barnstable High School for his high school diploma from 1988 to 1992. In high school, he was involved in the Marching Band, Lacrosse, Cape Cod Conservatory Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band. He went ahead to join Rutgers University in 1992 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences. At Rutgers, he was a member of the Scarlet Knight Marching Band and was also a University Computer Services (RUCS) Computer Consultant (2-4).

A.J. Burnett Career

Burnett began his meteorology career as a radio broadcast meteorologist for Weather Services Corp in Greater Boston Area from September 1996 to September 1998. There, he produced forecasts and provided radio clients nationwide with live and pre-recorded on-air presentations.

Burnett joined The Weather Company, an IBM Business in Andover, MA in September 1998. There, he produced graphical content for television stations throughout Canada, in Lima, Peru, the U.S., and Brazil. He was also the voice of Bloomberg Television, Discovery Wings, TimeWarner Cable 24-hour weather stations, and Discovery Health Channels. A J appeared in live weather reports for FOX News Channel.

A.J. joined WFXT FOX25 in Greater Boston Area in May 2000 as a freelance meteorologist. He served as a fill-in for the weather department. He became a full-time meteorologist in January 2004. During that time, he prepared accurate forecasts and engaging, dynamic presentations for television news and web audiences. He also coordinated interviews and produced special scientific and environmentally-driven stories.

A.J. Burnett Photo
A.J. Burnett Photo

In February 2012, he became a seasonal meteorologist for Hometown Forecast Service in Nashua, NH. Until his departure in April of the same year, Burnett forecasted for highly weather-sensitive businesses and municipalities. He also voiced recorded and live forecasts for radio clients around the country. He served as a freelance meteorologist for New England Cable News from August 2012 to September 2013.

Burnett joined WMUR-TV in New Hampshire in July 2012 as a freelance meteorologist in Manchester, NH. He augmented the Storm Watch 9 coverage of weather across the Granite State using WSI’s TruVu Max weather presentation system. He also freelanced as a weekend meteorologist with WCVB-TV’s EyeOpener morning newscasts from January to March 2013. A.J. served as a substitute math and science teacher at Beverly Public Schools in Beverly, MA. He became a meteorologist for TEGNA (formerly Gannett) in Portland, Maine Area from October 2013 to August 2015. A.J. pioneered the station’s severe weather coverage during breaking weather situations, among other roles.

Burnett is the president of Burnett Media Group which provides voice-over recordings for narrations, e-learning, marketing, or commercial needs. The organization has worked for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, MassVacation.com, Sallie Mae, Perkins School, and Alzheimer’s Association. The organization also provides consulting services for smaller businesses looking to advertise and grow their brands.

A.J. joined WCVB in Greater Boston Area in January 2016. He produces best-in-class weather content for broadcast, web, and social media platforms. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society. For his success in broadcast meteorology, he holds the AMS Television Seal of Approval.

A.J. Burnett Age

Burnett likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, he might be in his late 30s.

A.J. Burnett Height

Burnett stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

A.J. Burnett Family

Burnett has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if A.J. has any siblings.

A.J. Burnett Wife

Burnett is married to the love of his life Carrie Burnett. The couple is blessed with two amazing daughters, Grace Burnett, and Caroline Burnett. The couple and their family including their pet dog Emma live on the North Shore.

A.J. Burnett’s Net Worth

Burnett has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he/she has earned through being a meteorologist.

A.J. Burnett Salary

Burnett earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

A.J. Burnett Achievements

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter awarded him a regional Emmy award in 2022. The award was for his storm coverage during a Nor’easter. For his work with NewsCenter 5 and Chronicle teams covering climate change, he has received several award nominations.

A.J. Burnett WCVB

Burnett works at WCVB where she works alongside other famous WCVB anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. David Williams
  2. Shaun Chaiyabhat
  3. Jennifer Eagan
  4. Anthony Everett
  5. Ed Harding 
  6. Karen Holmes
  7. Doug Meehan
  8. Ted Reinstein
  9. Rhondella Richardson
  10. Mary Saladna
  11. Ben Simmoneau
  12. Maria Stephanos
  13. Erika Tarantal
  14. Katie Thompson
  15. Josh Brogadir
  16. Bob Halloran
  17. Matt Reed
  18. Mike Lynch
  19. Kelly Ann Cicalese
  20. David Bienick
  21. Cindy Fitzgibbon
  22. Sera Congi
  23. Harvey Leonard
  24. Brianna Borghi
  25. Naoko Funayama
  26. Michael Page
  27. Sharman Sacchetti 
  28. Peter Eliopoulos
  29. Mike Beaudet
  30. Mike Wankum
  31. Duke Castiglione
  32. Danae Bucci
  33. Antoinette Antonio
  34. Nicole Estaphan
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