Jeff Burnside, a special projects reporter at WTVJ was fired from the South Florida NBC O&O last Friday after it was determined he selectively edited audio of George Zimmerman‘s 911 call in the Trayvon Martin case. Two weeks ago, a Miami-based NBC News producer lost her job in a similar situation, using an almost identical, sloppily-edited 911 call related to the Martin/Zimmerman case.
According to a report from South Florida TV News, the person allegedly responsible for the misleading edit to George Zimmerman's 911 call was a local reporter/producer named Jeff Burnside, and he has been fired by Miami NBC affiliat... Read Post
Last week, we reported that NBC Miami reporter Jeff Burnside became the second NBC producer to be fired over a misleading edit to Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman's 911 call that made it into several Today Show broadcasts. Acc... Read Post