Thomas Weybrecht

Multimedia Journalist

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Thomas Weybrecht joined the WITN team in October 2019 as a news producer.

NAME: Thomas Weybrecht
TITLE: Multimedia Journalist
E-MAIL: thomas.weybrecht@witn.com
ALMA MATER: East Carolina University
PREVIOUS STATIONS: none!
MARRIED: No
CHILDREN: Maybe in ten years...
FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Black Mirror, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Ozark, Community
FAVORITE BANDS: Kyle, Mac Miller, Snarky Puppy, Phoenix...really too many to name
FAVORITE BOOK: Either Looking for Alaska or Brave New World. The LOTR series is amazing too.
FAVORITE FOOD: Legit New York pizza
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Water!
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Play tennis or disc golf and discover new music
FAVORITE SEASON: Fall
FUN FACT: I can solve a Rubik’s cube in 45 seconds...usually.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A satellite phone. No way I’m getting stranded.



BIOGRAPHY:
Thomas Weybrecht joined the WITN team in October 2019 as a news producer. As of February 2020, he splits time between producing the noon and weekend evening shows and reporting on stories around Eastern Carolina.

Thomas hails from Wilmington, spending most of his life thereafter moving from Binghamton, New York at a young age. He loves everything Eastern Carolina has to offer: not too far from the beach, mountains, or big city. He has family all over New York and the Carolinas, as well as in Florida and New Mexico.

He’s always wanted to be a journalist. He often stole his dad’s camera so he could use it for projects until being gifted one of his own.

Thomas graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Carolina University in May of 2019 with a degree in Communication concentrating in Journalism. During his time at ECU, he held many jobs: a pedicab driver, a server at Pelican’s Snoballs, a “sample guy” at Sam’s Club, and the Visual Arts Editor at the East Carolinian. Most recently, he’s worked at a local radio station as a producer and on-air personality.

He’s very happy to have found his home on the WITN team.

When he isn’t producing a newscast or working on a story you can find Thomas playing video games with friends or working on his tennis game. He’s got a long way to go.


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