Caitlin Burke


Caitlin Burke serves as a reporter for CBN News. Some of her recent stories have focused on the Millennial generation, technology, the coal industry, the U.S. power grid and the reshoring effort.

She joined CBN News in June 2010, starting as an Associate Producer but her ultimate goal was to report. In January 2014, all of her hard work paid off when she was promoted to her dream job of being a reporter. She graduated from Harding University in 2008 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

Caitlin began her news career working as a production assistant in Richmond, Virginia, for the NBC affiliate, WWBT.

She is the oldest of seven children and enjoys playing any sport (especially soccer), leading in her church's young adults group, and going to the beach.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

That Time the President Spoke Truth about Our Enemies

While President Barack Obama won't call terrorists "radical Muslims," President Ronald Reagan was known for taking the opposite approach with America's enemies.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Ladies Packing Heat: Guns No Longer a Man's World

The firearm industry is a man's world no longer. With gun sales slowing, gun makers are increasingly turning their focus to women, who are buying in in a big way.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Could White House Undercut Netanyahu Victory?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised no Palestinian state if he won reelection. But the United States may go to the U.N. and force Israel into a deal with the Palestinians.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Tunisia Terror Attack

Tunisian security forces are searching for three remaining suspects Thursday in yesterday's lethal terrorist attack at a museum in the nation's capital.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

For Critics, Clinton Email Explanation Falls Flat

Hillary Clinton told reporters Tuesday using her personal email exclusively while serving as secretary of state was a "matter of convenience." But critics aren't satisfied, accusing her of a lack of transparency.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Fake Eyelashes A Risk to Your Health?

Fake eyelashes are nothing new. For years they've been used to give the appearance of longer, fuller lashes. But optometrists say they actually pose some very real health risks.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Hidden Danger: Beware of Winter Weary Garage Doors

The cold can cause springs, screws, and other metal parts in your garage door to shrink and seize up, causing the door to fail to open or even to close properly.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Sharia Tribunal in Texas an Islamic Trojan Horse?

An Islamic tribunal in Texas comes as a shock to many Americans. Some say it's introducing Sharia law in the country. But imams say it’s no different than the Catholic Church making its own rules.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obama Defies Congress, Vetoes Keystone Pipeline

Defying Republican lawmakers, President Barack Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill. It's the president's first veto since the GOP took control on Capitol Hill.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What to Do in the Event of a Terror Attack

According to an FBI study, mass shootings are on the rise and experts say it's only a matter of time before there's another terrorist attack on American soil. So what can you do to be prepared?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Relationship Expert Offers Tip for Valentine's Anxiety

Reporter Caitlin Burke spoke with relationship expert Sameera Sullivan to get some answers that will, hopefully, help you navigate Valentine's Day more confidently.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Details Emerge about Mueller's Time with ISIS

As the world mourns the death of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller, new details are emerging about her time in captivity and efforts by the United States to bring her home.

Friday, February 06, 2015

China Hackers Suspected in Anthem Inc. Breach

Millions of personal records were stolen when computer hackers broke into the database of Anthem, the nation's second largest health insurer. Investigators suspect Chinese-sponsored hackers are responsible.

Monday, February 02, 2015

Unhappy Myth? Millennials Pop the Question on Marriage

In her book, The Good News About Marriage, Feldhahn debunks several myths about marriage, including the myth that 50 percent of them end in divorce.

Monday, February 02, 2015

Huge Snow Storm Broadsides Midwest, Heads East

A massive winter storm is slamming the Midwest and then heading East. Twenty-three states are being affected, including many of the same places that were preparing for a blizzard only a week ago.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Cervical Cancer: What Young Women Should Know

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time when issues related to cervical cancer, HPV Disease and the importance of early detection are discussed across the country.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Northeast Braces for Monster Blizzard of 2015

Blizzard warnings are in effect Monday from New Jersey through Maine as the worst winter storm in years hits the Northeast.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Hidden Wounds of War: 'The Demons Come at Night'

Many war wounds cannot be seen. What begins as a sensitivity to light or sound can spread to the brain's emotional areas until it debilitates. Carrick Brain Centers are helping these "invisible vets" find hope after the battle.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

‘Answered Prayer.’ Obama Calls Saeed ‘Top Priority’

President Barack Obama's meeting Wednesday with the wife of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini lasted 10 minutes, but she says it was an answer to prayer.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Feds Foil ISIS-Inspired Attack on US Capitol

An Ohio man accused of plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol is behind bars. The incident comes amid growing concern that more jihadists worldwide are beginning to model themselves after ISIS.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Faith Leaders Challenge Equal Rights Measure

Church leaders in Plano, Texas, are asking residents to sign a petition against the city's new equal rights ordinance, saying it violates religious freedom.

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Brutal Temps: 'This Is Die-in-Your-Sleep-Cold'

It's dangerously cold across the country Thursday. Wind chill warnings, watches or advisories are in place for more than 150 million people all the way from Montana to Maine to Florida.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Using Technology to Outsmart the Flu

If you're trying to avoid getting the flu, you may be able to use your smartphone to outsmart the virus.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Stay Home! Arctic Blast Puts Nation in Deep Freeze

A blast of Arctic air is causing temperatures to plunge across the U.S. this week. With extreme cold and blinding snow resulting in deadly conditions, much of the nation is being told to stay home.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Concerns Remain over Military Sex Assault Cases

Some lawmakers think the prosecution of sexual assault cases should be taken away from the military chain of command after a new study reports that rapes and sexual assaults are on the rise.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Bodies, Debris Found Where AirAsia Flight Vanished

Recovery crews have spotted bloated bodies and debris floating in Indonesian waters Tuesday, bringing the search for the missing AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard to a grim end.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Crews Scour Waters in Search for Missing AirAsia Jet

Search crews report they've spotted oil slicks and objects floating in the ocean, two days after an AirAsia jet disappeared over the Java Sea with 162 people on board.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Sloppy Weather Set to Gum Up Holiday Travel Plans

Millions of American families are packing up and preparing to brave the roads and airports this week. But in this final countdown to Christmas, weather could affect those travel plans.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Law Enforcement Extra Cautious after NYPD Slayings

Police in New York City and across the country are taking extra precautions after a gunman ambushed two officers over the weekend. Meanwhile, civil rights leaders are coming forward to condemn the slayings.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Double Whammy: Winter Blasts East, Pacific Coasts

A nor'easter is dumping rain and snow as it moves up the East Coast. Meanwhile, heavy rain is hammering the Pacific Coast as a powerful storm moves in, raising fears of flooding and mudslides.

Monday, December 08, 2014

Empowered: How a Woman Can Escape Any Attack

Many believe that women wouldn't be able to overpower a man using martial arts self-defense techniques. But Gracie Jiu Jitsu was created to achieve just that.


Thursday, December 04, 2014

Ladies, It's Your Body. Here's How to Protect Yourself

It takes three ingredients for an assault to happen: a bad guy, a victim, and the right venue. With proper training, women can equip themselves and remove one of those ingredients. 

Monday, December 01, 2014

ISIS Targeting Military Personnel through Social Media

The FBI is warning members of the U.S. military to protect themselves from a possible attack by ISIS on U.S. soil, urging them to erase all information on social media that could help extremists learn their identitites.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Nasty Weather Puts Kink in Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving travelers could be in for a tough trip this year. Snow, slush and rain are already falling across the country Wednesday just as more than 46 million people hit the road.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

For Some, Hagel Departure Doesn't Pass Sniff Test

The White House says the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is a "mutual decision," but not everyone is buying that.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Safe from Abuse: Beulah London's Fashion for Freedom

Beulah London is an ethical fashion label with a cause. It's making a worldwide name for itself, thanks in part to one major high-profile customer: Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

GOP Vows to Block Executive Action on Immigration

The president is expected to sign an executive order on immigration this week. But the newly elected Congress, still months from being sworn in, is vowing to do what it takes to keep him from acting unilaterally.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

NATO Alert as Russia Moves Weapons into Ukraine

Russia is moving tanks, artillery, and troops into Ukraine, raising concerns that it's preparing to make move against the Eastern European nation.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Job-Hopping Millennials Want Purpose in Work

Companies are spending millions to find out what makes Millennial's tick. Some of the things on their minds: fulfillment, flexibility, and fast progression. And, of course, they're always looking for something new.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Making History: Meet W. Virginia's Youngest Lawmaker

Saira Blair, who did most of her campaigning from her West Virginia University dorm room, defeated Democrat Lyne Diel Tuesday to win a seat in the state House of Delegates.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Brittany Maynard Ends Her Life

Brittany Maynard has decided to end her own life with lethal medication prescribed by a doctor.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Clash of the Titans: Has America Lost Its Edge?

Worry over the economy and terrorism are leaving U.S. voters with little confidence in the nation's leadership. At  the 12th annual Clash of the Titans, a panelists discussed these issues and America's reputation on the world stage.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Business as Usual in London Despite Terror Threat

The threat posed by Islamic terrorism is as real in the United Kingdom as it is in other countries. Nevertheless, on the streets of London, business goes on as usual.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Paralyzed Man a Walking Miracle after Transplant

After being paralyzed from the chest down during a 2010 knife attack, Darek Fidyka is walking again, thanks to a groundbreaking new cell transplant therapy.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Denver Teens Latest to Be Lured by ISIS Propaganda

The FBI is investigating three American teenage girls suspected of trying to join the Islamic State. It's just the latest case of ISIS recruiting young Westerners with social media propaganda. 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Millennials Becoming Disillusioned with White House

The youth vote is a powerful force. President Barack Obama was able to tap into it in 2012, and it landed him a second term in the White House.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Spain Ebola Case Confirmed: People 'Freaking Out'

There's new concern Tuesday of a European Ebola outbreak as doctors in Spain confirmed the first known case of the virus spreading outside the outbreak zone in West Africa.

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Robots for Hire? Welcome to the New Workforce

Robots are increasingly being used both at home and in the workforce to help humans.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

US Ebola Survivor: Virus a 'Fire from Pit of Hell'

Dr. Kent Brantly, an American survivor of Ebola, told a Senate panel that it's only a matter of time before the deadly virus spreads to the United States.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lawmakers Warn Obama US is Next on ISIS's List

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are helping to weaken ISIS. But lawmakers are calling on the White House to do more as concerns grow about the threat the jihadist army poses to the West.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Your Doctor Could Be a Total Stranger Soon

Imagine healthcare without your familiar doctor and every time you're sick you're forced to seek treatment from a doctor who's never seen you before.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Ca. Quake Destroys Hundreds of Homes, Buckles Streets

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands on Sunday.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

'Miraculous Day' as US Ebola Patients Sent Home

The two American missionaries who had contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly called it a "miraculous day."

Friday, August 15, 2014

Government Healthcare Killing the Family Practice?

Thanks to increased pressure from the government, Medicare, and insurance companies, an increasing number of family doctors are closing their doors on private practice.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Ebola-Stricken American Arrives at Atlanta Hospital

Nancy Writebol, the second American missionary to contract Ebola, arrived Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital, where doctors will monitor her closely.

Friday, August 01, 2014

African Ebola Outbreak Worsens, Americans Warned

It's the worst Ebola outbreak in history. The virus is now being blamed for more than 700 deaths in four West African countries, and it shows no sign of coming under control.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Not Everyone Happy with Religious Ambassador Pick

President Obama's decision to nominate Rabbi David Saperstein to the post of Ambassador for International Religious Freedom is drawing mixed reactions.

Friday, July 25, 2014

China's Unshaken: Church's Battered Cross Still Stands

A battered cross stands a the top of a one-roomed prayer hall in Zhejiang Province, China today. It's an act of defiance by a community of about 100 Christians.

Friday, July 25, 2014

US Mostly Absent in Meriam Ibrahim Release

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudan mom who refused to recant her Christian faith even in the face of death, will soon head to the United States.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

What Conflicting Rulings Mean for Obamacare

Hours after a federal court dealt a major blow to the Affordable Care Act, another court issued an opposite ruling. So, what does that mean for Obamacare?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Made in the USA: Regulations Keeping Jobs Overseas?

Hundreds of companies are bringing production home to the United States instead of chasing cheap labor. But are government regulations standing in the way?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Taxicab App 'Uber' Convenient. But Is It Legal?

Hailing a cab is only a click away in many cities. The smartphone app, "Uber," may be speeding to the top in customer satisfaction, but it's hitting legal speed bumps.

Friday, June 20, 2014

'Snowflake' Giving Leftover Embryos a Chance at Life

Thousands of babies-in-waiting currently sit in frozen storage labs, often being left to be destroyed. But one adoption agency is offering couples another option.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Gen iDistracted? Business the Millennial Way

To an older generation, social media looks more like a distraction. But to tech-savvy Millenials entering the workforce, it's a way of doing business.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Regulations Leave US Lead Industry Out in the Cold

EPA regulations have forced the nation's only remaining primary lead smelter to close -- and we could soon feel its absence.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Cancelled Health Policies: 'How Dare You in Washington!'

For millions, the reality of Obamacare is hitting home in the form of a letter informing them that they're losing their current coverage since it doesn't comply with the new law.