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

  County leaders hear public input on Project Grace

Harris Teeter requests extension for permit on Carolina Beach property

Men of all ages gather for personal growth workshop

Boys and Girls Homes in need of more foster families

Dozens gather in Wilmington to remember those who died in the Parkland mass shooting

Hampstead incorporation discussions continue at public meeting

Shark Tank’s Storm Stoppers comes to Wilmington to help prepare for the next hurricane

House fire survivor thanks firefighter for saving his life

Affordable Housing Project rehabilitates Wilmington historic home

Valentines Day signs asking for help in Whitestocking community

Women attend a workshop to learn value of self love

Trinity United Methodist Church hopes to make a comeback by Easter Weekend

NHRMC staff brushes up on skills at trauma and acute care symposium

GLOW Academy welcomes celebrity chef Robert Irvine for new building fundraiser

UNCW breaks ground on multi-million dollar student housing complex

Pender County Courthouse employees ‘stressed out’ by less than ideal working conditions

First Baptist Church hosts Super Bowl party for community

Cape Fear Comeback: The Battleship’s visitors center planning new eco-friendly future

Above All Roofing donates new roof to Wilmington couple in need

Family gets new home thanks to Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity