Marquis Emmerson joined the WECT team in February 2021 as a multimedia journalist.
A graduate from the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he returns to North Carolina after several years working behind the scenes in New York City with Bloomberg Television. While there he was a part of the video editing team and transitioned to a segment producer, covering the latest news in global finance and politics for Bloomberg Television's morning flagship program " Bloomberg Surveillance".
During his time in college, he interned with NBC’s “ Today Show”, “ NBC Nightly News” in New York City, as well as WTVD and WNCN in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Marquis is excited to be back in the Tar Heel state. When he’s not working, you might find him at the gym, exploring new restaurants with family and friends, and taking in all that Wilmington has to offer.
If you have a story idea for Marquis, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or find him on Facebook or Twitter.
New Hanover County Fire Rescue conducted a live fire training in the Monkey Junction area for junior staff members to get more realistic experience as well as a chance for seasoned firefighters to brush up on skills.