Michael Pelzer, born in Detroit Michigan, moved to Wilmington when he was 8 years old. He is a product of the New Hanover County School system, graduating from John T. Hoggard High School.
After going to school for television in NYC he took a job in California doing a weekly TV show traveling across the US. He move back to Wilmington when his Mother and Father health was failing
Michael began his career in Wilmington in 1986 with WWAY he move to Charlotte in 1988 and worked at WSOC tv9 for a year. He decided to return home and became Chief Photographer at WWAY. 24 years later, now making a home at WECT he is doing the job he love to do.