N. J. Burkett

N. J. Burkett


Correspondent, WABC-TV in New York, America's largest ABC station; First Vice Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

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Congratulations to my hometown heroes, the #ElmoraTroopers , for a fantastic win to advance in the 2019 #littleleagueworldseries . #GoTroopers  @ABC7NY  @espn 

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Here’s to the flight crew onboard @delta  2093 from JFK to LAS on Wednesday. Great flight, great people!

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Onboard @Delta  flight 2371 to JFK after a three hour departure delay at Las Vegas. Pilot apologized to passengers, saying he would try to make up some lost time, saying “We’ll fly it like we stole it.”

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At the annual @TheEmmys  awards and presidents meetings with my friend, the great @WayneFreedman, correspondent for San Francisco’s @abc7newsbayarea . We’re all thrilled that Wayne was named chairman of the Academy’s prestigious Awards Committee. Congratulations, my brother!

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Terrific lineup of matches today at the @usopen ! Grateful for the roof over the new #Armstrong  stadium at Flushing Meadows. #USOpen2019 

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Suffolk County Legislature votes 11-7 on party lines to continue its vast network of 100 red light cameras. Critics pointed to statistics showing that while fatal crashes are down, collisions are up 60% at red light camera intersections.

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That’s a terrific story! Bravo, hermano.

@5ol1d5n4ke  His n @elindburga  @Zen_Soulme  is Marty Glembotzky. And I spoke with him just this afternoon. He left many y @ABC7NYears  ago, but we still make a point to speak every year on 9/11.

Excellent reporting on Kashmir, @yogital . I saw your report on @BBCWorld  here in New York on Sunday evening. You and your BBC team are making important contributions.

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BREAKING: Killer couple's landlord tells @ABC7NY , "They didn't say they were terrorists when they moved in."

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BREAKING: Francesco Cali, the 53 year-old reputed boss of the Gambino crime family, is gunned down outside his Staten Island home. The highest-ranking organized crime figure to be murdered in New York City in recent memory.

BREAKING: Police confirm football player has died after suffering an injury during practice at Sachem East High School, Farmingville, LI.

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BREAKING: Subway lines shut down, mass evacuations at Times Square subway station beneath Port Authority. Sources confirm reports of an “explosive device,” possibly a pipe bomb.

It’s both a haunting reminder and a sobering warning. #Auschwitz : Not long ago. Not far away.” A new exhibit opening on May 8 at in Battery Park City.

#Squirrel attacks in #ProspectPark . 7yr-old María Guerrero says it leapt up, sank its teeth into her arm. 5 people attacked in 5 days.

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BREAKING: #Bridgegate  jury finds Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly guilty on all counts.

BREAKING: Three demonstrators arrested outside #Trump  International Hotel at Columbus Circle after climbing inside globe sculpture and unfurling anti-deportation banner.

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EXCLUSIVE: The derailment didn’t tell you about. tr #LIRRin  enroute to Penn Station from Hudson yards derails Saturday evening. No riders on board; minor injuries to one crewmember. Impact on Monday service not clear. Why did fail to disclose it?

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