‘Survivor’ Hall of Fame 2012 Ballot – Executive Producer David Burris


David Burris (CBS)

As a member of the Executive Voting Committee, “Survivor” Executive Producer David Burris (along with Host Jeff Probst, Producer Jesse Jensen, and other “Survivor” luminaries) has an awesome responsibility. The committee’s votes will make up 50% of the final tally for entry into the prestigious Class of 2012. The other 50% will come from “Survivor” fans like you.

Note: Polls closed November 30, 2012 at 5 pm ET. Be sure to come back Monday, December 10, 2012 to meet the first member of the Class of 2012!

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David Burris has spent the last nine years working on the Emmy Award-winning reality series “Survivor.”  From his early beginnings as supervising producer, to his current role as executive producer, Burris has put his stamp on the series that redefined a genre.  In his current role as executive producer, Burris serves as the show runner, overseeing all aspects of developing, producing, and delivering the show.

David Burris’s 2012 “Survivor” Hall of Fame Ballot

Note: David Burris decided to only vote for two players this round.

Yul Kwon – (“Survivor: Cook Islands”): I re-affirm my re-affirmation; Yul’s ability to maneuver, manipulate, and mesmerize without being nasty makes him the heroic intellectual (and therefore ultimately more savvy!) version of Russell Hantz.  Which proves that nice guys do actually win. Plus, if not for Ozzy being on the same season he would have been remembered as a physical threat as well.

Benjamin “Coach” Wade – (“Survivor: Tocantins,” “Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains,” and “Survivor: South Pacific”): I re-iterate… Coach’s third time playing was the charm. With “Survivor: South Pacific,” Coach has proven that in addition to being a Dragon Slayer he is a clever, canny, adaptable player. He went from a “day-one” status of being dead in the water to leading his tribe, defining an alliance’s ethics and strategy, and making it to the final three.  And he did it with a genuine desire to be a principled player – as much as one can be in “Survivor”… If not for a jury poisoned by sour grapes he would have been a winner.

Be sure to come back Monday, December 10, 2012 to meet the first member of the Class of 2012!

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