Caroline Burkard

Caroline Burkard


Wilmington, NC

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!


  • University of Kansas, Broadcast Journalism and Psychology

Recent Articles by Caroline

World War II vet celebrates 100th birthday

NC DOT hosts public meeting on new interchange at US 17 in Brunswick County

  Wilmington teens say restrictions on JUULs won’t stop them

  While it’s still years away, some in Wrightsville Beach ponder pros and cons of new drawbridge

  U.S. Coast Guard hosts boat safety class