Briana Whitney, Reporter of True Crime Arizona in 3TV/CBS5, Age, Parents, Is she married, Profile Summary

Briana Whitney is a general assignment reporter, and created and hosts True Crime Arizona at 3TV/CBS5 in Phoenix, Arizona. She joined the Arizona family in February 2018. The True Crime Arizona podcast has over a million downloads and it has won her an Edward R. Murrow award.

Before joining 3TV/CBS5, Briana worked as a Reporter at KIII TV in Corpus Christi, Texas, for a period of 3 years. While there Briana won two Associated Press awards and an Emmy nomination for a half-hour special she wrote and hosted on the issue of child pornography.

Age | Zodiac Sign | Birthday

The hard working reporter was born on December 12, 1992 in Granite Bay, California. She is currently 30 years old and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Briana Whitney Profile Summary

Birth NameBriana Whitney
Date of BirthDecember 12, 1992
Age30 years old
Place of BirthGranite Bay, California
Zodiac signSagittarius
GenderFemale
ParentsFather(Kim Whitney) and Mother (Linda Horst Whitney)
Siblings1 sister (Alyssa Whitney)
Marital StatusSingle as of 2023
ProfessionTrue Crime Reporter at 3TV/CBS5 in Phoenix, Arizona
Education2011 – 2014: California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo –  Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism
2006 – 2011: Granite Bay High School

Parents | Father | Mother

Briana Whitney with her mother and father

She was born to her father (Kim Whitney) and mother (Linda Horst Whitney) in Southern California. Her father is a Project Director Design and Construction at Merlone Geier Partners

Siblings | Sister

Briana Whitney with her sister Alyssa Whitney

She has a sister whose name is , Alyssa Whitney.

Relationship | Who Is she dating? | Boyfriend

She has been in a relationship with Travis Nic, a sports anchor and reporter at KREM 2 News. It is not clear whether the two are still dating as of 2023. We will update you as soon as we get this information.

Children

Briana has no children as of 2023.

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Education

In 2006, Briana joined Granite Bay High School, and graduated in 2011. She later went to California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and graduated in 2024, with a degree in Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism.

Career | Weeknight reporter at 3TV/CBS 5

Briana Whitney is a general assignment reporter, and created and hosts True Crime Arizona at 3TV/CBS5 in Phoenix, Arizona. She joined the Arizona family in February 2018 and she reports for the 8, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts on weeknights.

Her exceptional hard work and dedication has seen her winning five Emmy awards and an Edward R. Murrow.

 Before joining 3TV/CBS5, Briana worked as a Reporter at KIII TV in Corpus Christi, Texas, for a period of 3 years. While there Briana won two Associated Press awards and an Emmy nomination for a half-hour special she wrote and hosted on the issue of child pornography.

True Crime Arizona series Podcasts | Documentaries

True Crime Arizona is a podcast, Television specials, documentaries and case investigations, written and hosted by Briana Whitney.

The podcast is a series that concentrates on both solved and unsolved cases around Arizona it has over a million downloads and it has won her an Edward R. Murrow award.

Briana Whitney Impactful Coverage

In her career, Briana has covered and reported on various life changing stories. For instance in 2019, her story of Hacienda Healthcare, where a woman in an incapacitated state was raped and gave birth, with nobody at the facility knowing she was pregnant.

This story brought to limelight what was happening at the facility, and it even led to closing of part of the facility.

Hobbies and Interests

  • She loves trying out new restaurants
  • Briana enjoys hiking local mountains
  • She enjoys taking trips to all the towns while exploring Arizona.
  • She loves spending visiting and spending time with her parents
  • Briana enjoys spending time with her friends and her sister Alyssa

Who is Briana Whitney?

Briana Whitney is the True Crime Reporter at 3TV/CBS5 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Is Briana Whitney married?

No. Briana Whitney is not married as of 2023.

Who is the host of True Crime Arizona:The Forgotten?

Briana Whitney is the host of the podcast series True Crime Arizona.

How old is Briana Whitney?

She is currently 30 years old.

Does Briana have children?

No. Briana has no children as of 2023.

Where does Briana Whitney live?

She is currently living in Scottsdale, Arizona