Dan Burritt

Dan Burritt is the host and producer of CBC Vancouver News. Burritt joined CBC British Columbia in 2012, covering local stories in the Surrey and Vancouver bureaus.

He has reported on a wide range of breaking stories in the region including the Lower Mainland gang wars in 2008/09, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the Haida Gwaii earthquake of 2012. He has an extensive background in election coverage, covering both provincial and federal elections since 2008. He travelled across the province for CBC's special coverage of the 2014 provincial election and is regularly in Victoria to report on the B.C. Legislature.

Prior to CBC, Burritt spent six and a half years as a radio anchor and reporter. His last post in radio was as lead political reporter, driving special coverage of the B.C. Liberal and NDP leadership campaigns for news radio networks. He was awarded the "Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow" award by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters in 2010.

Born and raised in the Lower Mainland, Burritt holds degrees from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). He counts running alongside the 2010 Olympic torch, zip-lining across downtown Vancouver and interviewing animals among his favourite reporting memories.

Follow Dan Burritt on Twitter at @DanBurritt

Dan Burritt

Role

Host

Dan Burritt

Role

Host