Dasha Burns (NBC): Bio, Age, Photos

Who is Dasha Burns? Dasha Burns is an American journalist who works as a reporter at NBC news. She contracted COVID-19 in March 2020 and had documented her journey. Burns has also previously worked as a 1A Control Room Producer for Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist, covering news on politics.

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Birthday & family

Dasha Burns was born on March 1st 1992 in New York, she is 28 as of 2020. She is very close with her mother, Larysa Burns, and has one younger sister


Burns studied Anthropology and Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a 3.9 GPA. She was also a Matsui Washington Fellow at the University of California Washington D.C. Center.


With Willie Geist Burns produced weekly live segments discussing the internet zeitgeist like Highs & Lows and The Orange Room. She has also contributed to special events coverage such as Election Night 2016 and the Olympics.

From March 2015 to May 2016, she was a writer and contributor for CNN, covering topics ranging from campaigns and politics to equal pay and gender inequality in the media.

Marriage, husband

Burns is married to Ben Winkle, the couple got married on September 14th, 2019. Winkle works as a Senior Associate at Global Health Strategies. They have not had any children currently.

Net worth

Burns is estimated to have earned $400,000, as the average salaries at NBC range from $21,908-$32,403.


Burns has a quite tall figure, she is known to be 5 ft 4 in tall.

Social media

Instagram @dashaburns

Twitter @DashaBurns


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