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

Brunswick community ripped apart by tornado, putting the final touches on recovery

  New Hanover chapter of Reopen NC says voices will be heard even after state opens completely

  Flags fly, many pay respects to our fallen heroes on Memorial Day

  Barbershops and salons booked for months after two months without business

  Whiteville seniors get traditional graduation with social distancing twist

  NHCS holds town hall with parents on restart, year-round calendars

  Brunswick County mayors ask state leaders for COVID-19 relief funding

Beach town now requires masks in indoor public spaces

UNCW graduate says college experience was built on resilience

  Entering Phase One, many businesses open while some elect to stay closed

  Beach goers pile-in with restrictions lifted in some towns

  Sunset Beach locals frustrated in lack of initiative to reopen beach accesses

  New Hanover County drive-thru COVID-19 test site opens Wednesday

Families struggle to maintain while awaiting stimulus checks

  Restaurants keep finding ways to reel in customers with dine-in closed

  Some businesses receive PPP loan, others waiting for round two of payments

  Surf City locals, business owners hope re-opening of beach brings life back into economy

  Neighbors rally in an effort to re-open Carolina Beach

  Too early to tell real estate impacts during coronavirus pandemic

  Drive-in Easter services go on as scheduled for Wilmington churches

  Stores prepare for Gov. Cooper’s order to limit shoppers

  Churches scramble to put on drive-in services after WPD prohibits, then allows

  Fair Bluff farm finds silver lining in loss of sales

  Brunswick Family Assistance tries to keep food on shelves

  “Faith over fear, hope over hopelessness,” groups join forces to feed 300 families

  Truck drivers losing out on shipments due to slow production from overseas

  Girl Scout hopes to bring the country together by singing “Lean on Me”

  Community members step up to create protective gear during pandemic

  On the cusp of revitalization, Whiteville business owners disappointed over shop closures

Vet services go curbside to limit inside foot traffic of pet owners