Bryant Reed

Bryant Reed

Reporter

Wilmington, NC

Bryant Reed joined WECT to start the new year in January 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Bryant graduated from UNC Pembroke in 2018 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish. While in school he worked on the student-run TV newscast, Carolina News Today, as a reporter, anchor, and producer.

He also worked as a color commentator for Braves athletics for a few years before graduating.

In 2016, Bryant had the opportunity of a lifetime to intern with NBC at the Olympics in Brazil.

Born and raised in Charlotte, NC he is looking forward to making Wilmington his next home. Bryant has a few family members already in the media so journalism runs in his blood!

You’ll always be able to find him out with friends and taking in all the city has to offer. If you have any story ideas, don’t hesitate to reach out! Email Bryant at bryantreed@wect.com or find him on twitter @BReedWECT6 or Facebook at Bryant Reed WECT.

Education:

  • UNC Pembroke

Recent Articles by Bryant

  Food Bank expects food insecurity to remain high in 2021

  8-year-old fighting rare brain cancer making strides to recovery

  Thief turns time for giving into crime spree, racking up more than just stolen goods

  New street name causes confusion, neighbors say no notice was given

  Community leaders outline COVID-19 vaccine plans for minority communities

  WPD Santa Cops hand out presents to Wilmington area children

  Man pulled from fire says first responders showed up “just in time,” as he slept

  Coastal town adopts method to help businesses still hurting from pandemic

  Deputies release new details in shooting that injured one person, shut down major intersection

  New Hanover County commissioners voice approval of re-opening elementary schools under Plan A

  Teen driving deaths rise in 2020, law enforcement urges safe driving

  Giant salvinia threatens ecosystem in Columbus County, task force formed to eradicate

  In year three, leaders call the Quick Response Team’s fight against the Opioid epidemic a success

  Student engagement is key for teachers, students during mixed learning lessons

  Tips to keep your family safe this holiday season

  A final farewell for beloved Wrightsville Beach Fire and Ocean Rescue Captain, Jeremy Owens

  Pet food bank to open, help families lighten the toll of COVID-19

  Health officials warn COVID-19 spread will get worse if people don’t answer contact tracing questions

  Shots fired calls over recent weeks lead to several “soft lockdowns” of Whiteville school

  New Hanover commissioners hear COVID-19 update, plan to distribute vaccine

  Families unnerved after learning 6-year-old student struck by bullet at school

  Remnants of Tropical Storm Eta flood homes and create dangerous conditions

School leaders look to combat rising student failure rates

Family walks to end Alzheimer’s for generations of family members

  Two years later, Hurricane Florence-damaged home gets torn down and a new one built

  New Hanover County receives five times more absentee ballots than in the last presidential election

American flags being handed off, traveling from Wrightsville Beach to California

Ghouls, spirits and ghostly stories of past diseases

  NHC Schools closes learning labs, offers in-person learning for employees' children

  Vice President Pence takes campaign trail to Wilmington, COVID-19 cases rising