Jim Burns - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Jim Burns

Jim Burns has been with KFVS12 for 34 years, having come to the Heartland from Dothan, Alabama where he worked as a news reporter, bureau chief, and anchor.  His 41 year broadcasting career began at the age of 16 when Jim took a part-time job in radio.

He graduated from the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia and remains a loyal Bulldog fan. Following Southeastern Conference football is one of his favorite activities in the fall. Other hobbies include golf and weight training.

Jim has been anchor and associate producer for The Breakfast Show at KFVS12 for 31 years and still enjoys working the morning hours (even if it does mean reporting to work at 2:00 a.m.).

Click here for video tributes to Jim's 30th anniversary on The Breakfast Show

He and his wife, Lisa, have two children. Jessica and her husband, Pat, live and work in Atlanta. Michaelyn and her husband Adam live in Cape Girardeau. E-Mail Jim .

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