Alex Guarino

Alex is a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist for WECT. She joined the news team in May 2017, after graduating from the University of South Carolina. At USC, Alex studied broadcast journalism and Spanish while cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks any chance she could get. She also interned with WIS-TV in Columbia, SC, Newton News in Newton, MA, and Dirty Water Media in Boston, MA. Alex is a Boston native with a love for the city’s sports teams, especially the New England Patriots. She is passionate about telling the stories that matter most to her community and is thrilled to start her journalism career in the beautiful city of Wilmington. When she’s not reporting the news, Alex loves to travel and is always adding to her list of places to explore next. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and going to the beach. If you have a story idea Alex would love to hear it! You can contact her at Also be sure to connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.

Recent Articles by Alex

  Seaside Bagels giving autistic students job experience through Spectrumship Program

Drivers could face tougher penalties for violating the move over law

NCDEQ holds public hearing on Chemours in Bladen County

Rouzer says office can do little to help with White Oak Dike, will look at flood mitigation

Eastwood Rd. safety, aesthetic improvements moving along

Failure to Protect: Decades of dike’s neglect leave residents with unanswered questions

Pender Co. Courthouse still in disrepair; conditions causing problems for employees, residents

Time running out for hurricane survivors to apply for hazard mitigation grants

East Boiling Spring Road opened Monday, but construction planned again in March

Health expert warns of mold-related illnesses after Hurricane Florence

Wrightsville Beach leaders vote to increase parking fees

Local, state, federal agencies combine to make 30 drug-related arrests in Bladen Co.

Bladen County commissioners approve new regulations for public demonstrations

Despite property management’s claims, no signs or record of repair at Market North community

TSA employees showing up to work at ILM despite government shutdown

Endangered whale strands itself on Masonboro Island

Caswell Beach Police Department gets new chief

Wilmington Fire Department captain makes last call on New Year’s Day

Nir Family YMCA grand opening Sunday

Volunteers deliver 2,000 Christmas Eve meals