Brandon Wissbaum

Brandon Wissbaum

Assignment Manager

Wilmington, NC

Brandon Wissbaum is originally from Charlotte, NC, but has lived in Wilmington since enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009.

After graduating from UNCW in 2013 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, Brandon began working at WECT as a production assistant. Soon after, he moved into several other roles before becoming assignment manager in late 2015, where he contributes to the day-to-day operations of the newsroom. He also works with the reporters on investigative stories.

Outside of work you can find Brandon in the gym, walking his Siberian Husky or grilling out in his backyard.

You can contact Brandon via email at, or connect with him on Twitter.


  • University of North Carolina Wilmington, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Recent Articles by Brandon

  Bill regarding land transfer for Pender County jail passes unanimously in NC House

  Neighboring business drops out of The Healing Place treatment center lawsuit

  Embattled attorney R.C. Soles accused of mishandling entrusted funds

Developer withdraws application for controversial affordable housing development

  Warrant: Man deleted searches for escort services days before dumping wife’s body