Brandon Wissbaum

Assistant News Director
Wilmington, NC
Brandon Wissbaum

Brandon Wissbaum joined the WECT/Fox Wilmington team in July 2013 as a production assistant. Over the next couple months, he made the transition to digital content producer. In 2015, he became the station's assignment manager. Brandon was named assistant news director in July 2019.

Brandon was born and raised in Charlotte, NC, but has lived in Wilmington since enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009. He graduated from UNCW with a B.A. in Communication Studies.

When not working, Brandon enjoys lifting weights in the gym and exploring the Wilmington area alongside his wife. He and his wife have a Siberian Husky named Melia and a Siamese cat named Felix.

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

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