Caroline Burkard

Caroline Burkard joined WECT as a multimedia journalist in July 2018. She was born and raised in a small town in Kansas City, KS and has dreamed to work in the beautiful state of North Carolina since she was young. Caroline graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in psychology. During her time at KU, she was a student reporter and news anchor for her campus station KUJH News. Caroline also interned at Channel 6 News in Lawrence as a reporter. Before working for WECT, she was a Saturday morning producer and evening reporter for WIBW in Topeka, KS. Caroline loves exploring the outdoors, staying active and getting to know new people. You can find her roaming the streets of downtown or relaxing at the beach. Don’t be afraid to say hi to her and reach out for any story ideas! If you have story ideas email Caroline at or reach out by facebook and twitter!

Recent Articles by Caroline

  Kure Beach woman makes St. Patrick’s Day signs for Whitestocking road

Summit allows youth to speak up for justice

  First responders battle it out in a game of hockey for charity

  Wilmington students skip school for climate change strike

  Distribution compromise could be a boon for NC breweries

  Disabled Florence victim facing eviction from hotel gets 10-day reprieve

  Displaced residents move into new housing before FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering program ends

St. Marks Episcopal Church celebrates 150 years by landscape dedication

Dozens of residents attend Surf City Dune workshop to talk about restoration

Students put their hunter skills to test for annual Hunter’s Safety Competition

  From bar town to family friendly: Carolina Beach rebranding underway

  Community members learn how they can make a difference in keeping water clean

Reaves Chapel to be resurrected after a decade passes of not being in use

  Hurricane survivors frustrated with nowhere to go after FEMA transitional sheltering assistance deadline approaches

  Friends With Benefits Charities teams up with One Tree Hill members for fundraiser

  Groups team up to clean Wrightsville Beach

  Friendly Food Project helps Pender County residents in more than one way

  Special Olympics hosts 14th annual Polar Plunge

  State lawmakers propose new hands free driving bill

  County leaders hear public input on Project Grace