Brandon Taylor worked as a reporter for a bit down in Myrtle Beach, then decided to head in a whole new direction and became a youth minister.
Then the TV bug started biting again and he sent us his application. Here's another irony for you, Brandon and Kevin Wuzzardo grew up togther in Columbia, SC.
Brandon brings excitement and passion to our newsroom, and I love it. He makes us all laugh and gives us some perspective since he's had to mentor hundreds of kids while a youth minister.
Here's more about him:
After a brief hiatus Brandon Taylor is returning to his lifelong passion of television news. He is a no stranger to the Carolinas. Brandon grew up in Columbia, SC, where at a very young age he realized his loved for television.
At the age of 10 Brandon began hosting the South Carolina Educational Television Book Awards and other special events on the state's educational network.
Brandon graduated from Winthrop University in 2007 with a BA in Communications and Journalism. His first job out of school was in Lumberton as a Multi-Media Journalist with WBTW, the CBS Affiliate in Myrtle Beach.
Most recently Brandon has spent the past four years working with students in the Myrtle Beach area as the Director of Youth Ministry at First United Methodist Church.
When he isn’t bringing you the news, Brandon enjoys traveling, food and meeting new people. Brandon and his dog Bailey moved to Southeastern North Carolina in April 2013 to join the WWAY News Team.
If you see Brandon around town make sure to say hello, because he is looking forward to meeting the great people of the Cape Fear. Email Brandon at firstname.lastname@example.org