Marquis Emmerson

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 or find him on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Articles by Marquis

Cape Fear Volunteer Center and big buddy program launches bookmobile event

Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership Development Offers Vaccination Event for At-Risk Community Members

  NCDOT assists with debris pickup in Brunswick County after tornado

Suspects wanted in New Hanover County Walmart theft

City of Wilmington unveils new work order system

  Non-profit pharmacy distributes free medicines

  Traffic gridlock caused by truck crash puts Hampstead Bypass back in spotlight

  Non-profit set to appeal city council for community center lease to curb youth violence

UPDATE: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office locates missing teen

  Juvenile transported to NHRMC after shooting on south college road

  Executive order eases COVID restrictions and lifts curfew statewide

  Wrighstville beach board of aldermen hold retreat; issues include beach biking

  Firefighters face additional pressures amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Brunswick County neighborhood flooded, issues caused by heavy rain

  COVID-19 vaccine raises skepticism among some members in the Black community