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 firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out by facebook and twitter!
University of Kansas, Broadcast Journalism and Psychology
After officials with Cape Fear Public Utility Authority confirmed Thursday six of 25 ground water wells tested came back positive for PFAS in the northern area of New Hanover County, private well owners are wondering if their water is safe.
Community members and New Hanover County commissioners met Thursday evening at Cape Fear Community College Union Station to discuss further details on Project Grace and address in questions the community has.
In the digital age, everyone has a difficult time restricting themselves from their tablets, phones and TVs. To help with that, Snipes Elementary school hosted a film Tuesday evening for parents and students to learn how to cope with screen addiction.