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WTVJ Reporter Fired For Making Similar Edit in George Zimmerman 911 Call

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.
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NBC Affiliate Aired Edited Zimmerman 911 Call A Week Before Today Show

News : Mediaite (3 years ago)

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

Third NBC Producer Fired Over A Second George Zimmerman 911 Tape Edit

News : Mediaite (3 years ago)

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

Report: NBC staffer fired for editing Zimmerman tape editing was reporter at WTVJ

Industries / Media : Media Wire (3 years ago)

SFLTV Jeff Burnside was fired Friday after making an edit to tape of George Zimmerman’s 911 call before he shot Trayvon Martin, SFLTV is reporting. Burnside, a reporter, still has a page on the website of Miami’s WTVJ, an… Read more Read Post


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