Jamie Burch is the News Director at KBTX. He returned to Aggieland in December 2013 after a 14-year tour of newsrooms around the south.
Jamie graduated from Texas A&M in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication and a minor in Broadcast Journalism. He got his start in television as an editor at KBTX that fall and was later promoted to producer of News 3 at 6:00 and News 3 at 10:00. He left in 2000 to work for KDFW, the FOX affiliate in Dallas.
Jamie comes back to us from our sister station, WJHG, in Panama City Beach, Florida, where he was also a News Director. Under his leadership, the station won numerous awards from the Associated Press. He has also worked for WKRG in Mobile, Alabama and WGCL in Atlanta, and is an award-winning journalist, with numerous awards from the Associated Press and a regional Emmy.
When he is not at work, Jamie enjoys spending time with his wife and two little future Aggies.