Ian Klein

Ian Klein

Video journalist

Ian Klein is a Reporter at WMBF News. He started in September 2017. He comes to us from Raycom's sister station, KAUZ, in Wichita Falls, Texas where he was a Reporter/Producer/Weekend Anchor.

Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Ian is excited to be in Myrtle Beach, a place he has been vacationing with his family for nearly 25 years. He is also excited me be closer to his friends, family and of course the beach.

Ian graduated from Kent State University in 2016, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. There he served as TV2 News Director his senior year.

Ian is a huge Cleveland sports fan, loves WWE and hopes to one day host his own late-night talk show. He is very excited to be back in a place he calls home and continue telling the stories of others along the Grand Strand.

Recent Articles by Ian

  ‘We almost didn’t survive:’ Grand Strand barbershop, salon owners reflect on COVID-19 shutdown

  Search ends after missing 15-year-old girl last seen in Myrtle Beach found safe

  As COVID-19 vaccinations continue a year after pandemic, focus turns to next steps

  COVID-19: How our lives have changed one year later

  ‘Keep his light shining:’ Lake City community gathers to honor astronaut Ronald McNair

  ‘Our hearts are in pieces’: Family discovers 13-year-old daughter has leukemia following COVID-19 diagnosis

  Chants prep for BYU, Grand Strand preps for ‘College GameDay’

  Rolling Thunder in Myrtle Beach sets table to honor soldiers who never made it home

  Coastal Carolina University transforming its College of Education

  McMaster’s ‘Last Call’ order continues to hurt Grand Strand bars financially as football returns

  City of North Myrtle Beach names new chief of police

  Leaders unveil sign for rediscovered Eddy Lake Cemetery

  'It’s just a blessing’: Boys & Girls Club unveils new Myrtle Beach facility

  MBPD: 2 hurt in shooting, stabbing at Coastal Grand Mall; 1 in custody

  Fans return to Darlington Raceway for 2020 Southern 500

  Horry County Council honors fallen HCPD officer; proposes naming beach access after him

  ‘It’s just devastating’: Mother deals with tragedy after husband, daughter shot, killed in Georgetown Co.

  Darlington County School District to begin school year with all virtual instruction

  Myrtle Beach approves settlement in legal fight over hospitality fees

  Myrtle Beach City Council calls special meeting over possible hospitality fee settlement

  ‘I felt the house start moving’: NWS confirms EF-0 tornado hit Garden City during Isaias

  McMaster: No plans to issue evacuation order ahead of Hurricane Isaias at this time

  Loved ones, volunteers welcome home Conway soldier after 11-month deployment overseas

Conway City Council amends face mask ordinance to include all businesses

  Conway’s mask mandate in ‘essential’ businesses leads to confusion

  Atlantic Beach Town Council cancels Bikefest, passes emergency mask ordinance

  Surfside Beach Town Council picks construction company to build new pier

  Other Grand Strand cities researching possible mask requirements

  Surfside Beach Town Council holds off on bid selection for new pier

  Tournaments returns to Ripken Experience under new health safety protocols