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

  A couple helping hurricane victims falls victim themselves

Brunswick County school system holds open forum for parents, teachers

Woman feeling captive in own home due to epilepsy

UNCW students seek answers to larceny cases on campus

Veteran speaks of struggle to adjust to civilian life after service

Southern Brunswick islands work to boost business

Wrightsville Beach residents hope to rebuild public access stairway

Lice clinics of America offer free screenings

Hundreds walk to find a cure for Alzheimer’s

River Road still piled with miles of debris

Salvation Army helping at home and far away this holiday season

Carolina Beach town leaders discuss storm drain issues

Women Organizing Wilmington host Pearls for the Polls rally

UNCW hosts Cape Fear Heart Walk

Girl Scouts collect donations for Florence victims

Tabor City restaurant’s closing leaves residents heartbroken

Local carpenter helps homeowners the way he knows best

Wilmington holds its 11th annual zombie walk

Market North Apartments seeking volunteers

Anderson Elementary students hold free yard sale