Brandon Wissbaum joined the WECT/Fox Wilmington team in July 2013 as a production assistant. Over the next couple months, he made the transition to digital content producer. In 2015, he became the station's assignment manager. Brandon was named assistant news director in July 2019.
Brandon was born and raised in Charlotte, NC, but has lived in Wilmington since enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009. He graduated from UNCW with a B.A. in Communication Studies.
When not working, Brandon enjoys lifting weights in the gym and exploring the Wilmington area alongside his wife. He and his wife have a Siberian Husky named Melia and a Siamese cat named Felix.
You can contact Brandon via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with him on Twitter.
University of North Carolina Wilmington, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
A study has found it is feasible for the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) to incorporate the Cape Fear Museum into its regional museum system, but only if certain factors are met.
A student has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the UNC System and its Board of Governors to get back the tuition, fees and housing costs she feels should be refunded after the university closed campus and transitioned to online instruction ami
After a turbulent start to 2020, the New Hanover County Board of Education last week hired Dr. Del Burns to take over the reins as interim superintendent, with the hope the longtime educator can help right the ship.
Despite a thrilling second half resulting in Kansas City’s first Super Bowl win in 50 years, it’s safe to say one of the most talked about aspects of the big game was the halftime performance featuring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.
In a brief impromptu discussion at the end of the State Board of Education’s (SBOE) special meeting Friday morning, Board Chair Eric Davis addressed the “situation” in New Hanover County Schools (NHCS), saying the board is offering its support.
In an investigative audit of James Sprunt Community College’s incubator kitchen, the N.C. State Auditor’s Office found the college lost nearly $100,000 in revenue over a three-year period due to poor oversight of the program’s operations.
With a new town council in place, the town of Sunset Beach discussed an issue that has plagued the Brunswick County beach town for years: whether cabanas should be allowed on the beach for the upcoming season.
Two teenagers accused in the killing of a 32-year-old man last month confessed to the murder during interviews with law enforcement officers, despite initially denying any involvement, court documents reveal.
A proposal to redevelop land once used as recreational space for the Creekwood North community into an affordable housing complex is facing opposition from city staff and the Wilmington Police Department.
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington earlier this year reached a settlement with former longtime women’s soccer coach Paul Cairney, whose at-will employment was discontinued last year after a two-decades-old allegation of sexual assault sparked a Title IX inquiry and criminal investigation
The Wilmington Police Department is conducting an internal investigation into the actions of one of the department’s lieutenants following a 911 call that reveals he left his 8-year-old child naked and alone in a car while he was inside Ogden Tap Room.
A recently published study shows the total concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the Cape Fear River before 2017 was nearly 1,000 times more than the state’s recommended “health goal” level for GenX.
The New Hanover County Board of Education has reversed its decision not to conduct any internal/independent investigations to look into allegations the school district knew about suspected sex crimes against students.
More than seven months after the November general election, a Wake County judge has denied a motion to delay certification of the disputed sheriff’s race in Columbus County, meaning the local Board of Elections can certify Jody Greene’s election as sheriff of the county.