Caitlin Burchill is an esteemed reporter for NBC Connecticut, and her roots in Massachusetts have brought her back to the heart of New England, where she is excited to be working once again.
Her outstanding coverage during the coronavirus crisis earned her well-deserved recognition by the CT Rivers Council as one of the most influential women of 2020. This honor was bestowed upon women who rose above the challenges of the year and made a significant impact.
Before joining NBC Connecticut, Caitlin showcased her journalistic talent as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KSL in Salt Lake City, Utah. During her time there, she covered a diverse range of stories, from wildfires to the Utah Jazz’s thrilling playoff run in 2018.
Caitlin’s dedication led her to be the first Utah television reporter on the ground in Las Vegas to cover the tragic Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival massacre in 2017, earning her the first-place Utah SPJ’s Multimedia Journalist Award. Her impactful reporting also earned her two nominations for a Rocky Mountain Region Emmy Award.
Caitlin’s journey in journalism began as an intern at New England Cable News, where she contributed to covering significant events such as Whitey Bulger’s arrest and the Boston Bruins’ triumphant Stanley Cup victory in 2011. Her talents eventually led to her being hired as an assignment editor and associate producer. She then ventured into on-air reporting at WABI in Bangor, Maine, where she excelled as a reporter and anchor.
A proud graduate of Colby College, Caitlin achieved a double major in American Studies and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her leadership qualities and sportsmanship shone through as she captained the volleyball team, earning her the prestigious Pamela Hoyt-Sanborn Award.
Outside of her thriving career, Caitlin remains an ardent supporter of New England’s professional sports teams. In her leisure time, when she’s not dedicating herself to workouts, Caitlin finds joy in unwinding on the beach, where she can relax and indulge in her passion for reading.