Brandon Wissbaum

Brandon Wissbaum is originally from Charlotte, NC, but has lived in Wilmington since enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009. After graduating from UNCW in 2013 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, Brandon began working at WECT as a production assistant. Soon after, he moved into several other roles before becoming assignment manager in late 2015, where he contributes to the day-to-day operations of the newsroom. He also works with the reporters on investigative stories. Outside of work you can fine Brandon in the gym, walking his Siberian Husky or grilling out in his backyard. You can contact Brandon via email at, or connect with him on Twitter.

Recent Articles by Brandon

Brunswick Community College selects its next president

Federal warrant issued for doctor accused of operating ‘pill mill’

Boiling Spring Lakes police chief expected to resign for new job

Appeals court upholds man’s conviction in presumed death of his coworker

Wilmington Police Department looks to purchase ‘cold case’ forensic tool

Brunswick County Schools admits it ‘inadvertently’ broke state law in superintendent search

Vertex to close its doors after four tumultuous years in Wilmington

Police chief, lieutenant’s firing based on presumption they were declining interview with auditor

State suspends assisted living facility’s license after finding ‘evidence of neglect’

Former SBI agent confesses to removing, discarding political banner

Southport police chief, top lieutenant fired amid criminal investigation

‘Nuisance’ hotels allowed to rent rooms to locals displaced by Florence

‘People need a place to live’: Century 21 president says housing market bouncing back post-Florence

Battered schools closely monitoring Hurricane Michael

Court blocks company accused of price gouging from providing tree removal services

Businesses closed during Florence can recover operating expenses through SBA loan

Man displaced by Florence accused of raping woman who took him in

Appeals court reverses order requiring secret peeper register as a sex offender

Investigators seize personnel file in former school employee’s child rape case

Japanese snow monkey fatally shot after attacking woman