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.
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.
While launches into space become more common with companies like Space-X, gone are the days of celebrity astronauts. Except for one record-setting astronaut who was raised along the North Carolina coast.
Tuesday is Indigenous People’s Day, a day set aside as a counter holiday to Columbus Day. Native American advocates pressed states to change the holiday over concerns Columbus helped launched centuries of genocide against indigenous populations in the Americas.
Three days after the Fourth of July, 4-year-old Ansley Honeycutt was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer called Hepatoblastoma. The disease is found in less than one in one million children. It is predominantly found in children ages three to four.
Leaders of the Waccamaw Siouan tribe believe they had started a revival before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. But the efforts to spread the word of the tribe’s rich history came to a halt, replaced by the efforts to keep families safe.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, everything shut down. People were stuck at home, not knowing what to do. Instead of sitting on his hands, he started using them and started his own business making Farmhouse swings.
In the current atmosphere of the country the topic of race has become an every day conversation. It’s something we all have to deal with and while police officers have received plenty of backlash on the topic, they too are subject to racial slurs.
School systems in Southeastern NC have tangled with how and when to start bringing students back to classrooms under plan B. Now, thousands of students could be headed back to the classroom full-time in a few weeks.