Alex Guarino

Alex is a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist for WECT. She joined the news team in May 2017, after graduating from the University of South Carolina. At USC, Alex studied broadcast journalism and Spanish while cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks any chance she could get. She also interned with WIS-TV in Columbia, SC, Newton News in Newton, MA, and Dirty Water Media in Boston, MA. Alex is a Boston native with a love for the city’s sports teams, especially the New England Patriots. She is passionate about telling the stories that matter most to her community and is thrilled to start her journalism career in the beautiful city of Wilmington. When she’s not reporting the news, Alex loves to travel and is always adding to her list of places to explore next. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and going to the beach. If you have a story idea Alex would love to hear it! You can contact her at Also be sure to connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.

Recent Articles by Alex

  WPD using new DNA equipment that could help solve cold cases

  ‘A lot of people are falling through the cracks’: Switching Gears Bicycle Ministry helping others after losing everything to Florence

  CBD for dogs popular among owners; vets warn of quality control

  Proposed bill would toughen penalties for criminals who target pharmacies with intent to steal opioids

  Wilmington Response creating jobs for workers displaced by Hurricane Florence

  Fort Anderson historic site rebuilding lost waterfront through environmentally friendly technology

  Large turnout for ‘Living with Coyotes’ meeting amidst problem in Kure Beach

  ‘We’re going to find him either way’: WPD confident suspect who hit bartender on walk to work will be found

  Old scam causing new problems for Florence victims

  Seaside Bagels giving autistic students job experience through Spectrumship Program

  Drivers could face tougher penalties for violating the move over law

  NCDEQ holds public hearing on Chemours in Bladen County

  Rouzer says office can do little to help with White Oak Dike, will look at flood mitigation

  Eastwood Rd. safety, aesthetic improvements moving along

  Failure to Protect: Decades of dike’s neglect leave residents with unanswered questions

  Pender Co. Courthouse still in disrepair; conditions causing problems for employees, residents

  Time running out for hurricane survivors to apply for hazard mitigation grants

  East Boiling Spring Road opened Monday, but construction planned again in March

  Health expert warns of mold-related illnesses after Hurricane Florence

  Wrightsville Beach leaders vote to increase parking fees