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 firstname.lastname@example.org or find him on twitter @BReedWECT6 or Facebook at Bryant Reed WECT.
A push Monday night, to reach marginalized communities and build their trust in the COVID-19 vaccines. Doctors, public health experts and leaders in the minority community answered questions as part of this virtual forum on the vaccine.
For nearly 30 years, Wilmington police officers have taken needy children shopping this time of year, letting them pick out presents as part of the Santa Cop program. Since that could not happen this year, they decided to deliver the gifts instead.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it anything but business as usual for months. Because of restrictions on the number of people allowed indoors at shop and restaurants, owners who once had booming businesses have worried about closing down.
The Red Cross has responded to more than 130 fires in Eastern North Carolina in almost three months...and that’s before Thanksgiving Day, which typically sees more fire calls than any other time of the year.
As more cases pop up around Southeastern North Carolina there’s an increased push for contact tracing. It’s where health workers track down people who may have been exposed to the virus and let them know they may need tested as well.
In the two years since Hurricane Florence devastated parts of southeastern North Carolina, many families have rebuilt their homes and lives. For others, the road back to normal has taken much longer. Cynthia Henry’s journey will soon be over.
With so much happening in our country today, it can be hard to find some positive news. So, a group of every day Americans as they call themselves have decided to drive the American flag from the Atlantic Ocean in Wrightsville Beach, to the Pacific Ocean in California as a show of unity.