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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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 has decided to end her own life with lethal medication prescribed by a doctor.
Monday, October 27, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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 are increasingly being used both at home and in the workforce to help humans.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Friday, June 20, 2014
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.
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
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
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
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.