Caroline Burkard

Caroline Burkard joined WECT as a multimedia journalist in July 2018. She was born and raised in a small town in Kansas City, KS and has dreamed to work in the beautiful state of North Carolina since she was young. Caroline graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in psychology. During her time at KU, she was a student reporter and news anchor for her campus station KUJH News. Caroline also interned at Channel 6 News in Lawrence as a reporter. Before working for WECT, she was a Saturday morning producer and evening reporter for WIBW in Topeka, KS. Caroline loves exploring the outdoors, staying active and getting to know new people. You can find her roaming the streets of downtown or relaxing at the beach. Don’t be afraid to say hi to her and reach out for any story ideas! If you have story ideas email Caroline at or reach out by facebook and twitter!

Recent Articles by Caroline

Wilmington Tree Commission replants Greenfield Park

Wilmington Fire Department rolls in new engine

Pender County issuing fines for illegal dumping

Jimmy’s WB hosts Bushels for Bikes

Wrightsboro United Methodist Church hosts Christmas extravaganza

GORUCK march in remembrance of Pearl Harbor

Cape Fear Realtors donate to Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

Anheuser-Busch gives Wilmington canned water

Friends donate trailer to woman left homeless after hurricane

Wilmington welcomes BMX cyclists from around the globe for Olympic competition

Dozens of volunteers plant trees around Wilmington

Butler supports governor’s hurricane recovery plan

Giving Tuesday: Realtors group packs meals for those in need

Woman beats cancer three times, builds a small business because of it

Pender county woman gives back even when she has nothing left to give

Warrior family ministries serve working first responders

Pender County Schools repay commissioners $4 million of state funds

Woman known for helping others now needs help after hurricane

Pender County residents push for changes in hurricane cleanup

A couple helping hurricane victims falls victim themselves