Caroline Burkard

Caroline Burkard


Wilmington, NC

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!


  • University of Kansas, Broadcast Journalism and Psychology

Recent Articles by Caroline

  Cape Fear Comeback: Varno’s Musical Instrument Repair reopens after Florence

Treatment center coming to Wilmington faces lawsuit from neighboring businesses

  Wilmington family left homeless after reportedly falling victim to housing scam

  Wilmington native in Paris describes Notre Dame cathedral fire

  WPD responds to more than 50 wrecks caused by distracted drivers in the last 60 days