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 email@example.com or reach out by facebook and twitter!
After a month of no answers, UNCW students are wanting to know what the school is going to do about the several counts of larceny. Dozens of students reported items stolen after coming back from the hurricane.
That area of the county is experiencing population growth, but not much push in businesses. The purpose of the breakfast series is find ways to attract business that can accommodate the growing population.
A popular pathway to the sound in Wrightsville Beach has been closed since it was destroyed by Hurricane Florence. People living along West Henderson Street lost their access to the sound after the storm and neighbors in the area hope to have it again.
Hundreds gathered at Wrightsville beach for the 3rd annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. Alzheimer’s an incurable disease that 5.7 million Americans are living with everyday; causing the brain to slowly deteriorate and lose memory.
The famous baby trump blimp that has traveled the world made its way to Wilmington for the Pearls to the Polls event. After many signed petitions, Women Organizing Wilmington group was able to get the blimp to their rally to encourage voting.
Anderson Elementary student body council held a free yard sale at their school. The students have been previously going out into the community to provide service for others. Now, they wanted to do something for their county.