Sherree Burruss is a name that resonates in the world of sports journalism. She began her career in 2013 as a fill-in news anchor for ABC 17 KMIZ-TV in Missouri. She quickly shifted gears and joined the sports division in October of the same year, anchoring high school and college sports. She also worked as a field reporter, shooting interviews with local sports athletes.
Burruss’s career took off when she joined CBS46, the Atlanta affiliate of CBS, in July 2015. She became the first woman reporter in history to cover sports at NBC 4 Washington, where she worked for three years. Burruss covered every story of Washington-based professional sports teams like Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins, and Washington Nationals, serving as the live field reporter of every Washington Redskins game.
In January 2020, she joined CBS Interactive in Connecticut, where she is currently a studio host of Connecticut college basketball and sideline reporter for college football games and the National Football League (NFL). She covered her most recent NFL game, the Titans-Texans rivalry, on 17 November 2021.
Born and raised in Chicago, Burruss graduated in Mass Communications and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin in 2012. She married her husband, David Cruse, on 2 June 2018, and they welcomed their first daughter on 10 May 2021.
Burruss’s achievements in sports journalism are remarkable. She has broken barriers and proved that women can excel in sports journalism, a field typically dominated by men. Her passion and dedication to covering sports stories are evident, and she has inspired countless individuals to pursue their dreams in this field.