Rob Blomquist

Rob Blomquist

Assignment Manager

Robert Blomquist joined WMBF News in January 2009. As assignment manager, he coordinates daily news content and assists reporters in news gathering.

Before moving to the beach, Robert spent five years at WKRG in Mobile, Alabama, and a year at WNBC in New York.

Robert attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he was a member of the cross country and track teams, but completed his communication degree at the State University of New York at Geneseo.

When Robert isn't at the station, he enjoys teaching his Border Collie, Stella, new tricks and spending time with his wife Amanda and daughters Kelley and Emma.

Recent Articles by Rob

  CCU to set up COVID-19 sick bay for students

Myrtle Beach City Council expected to discuss CCMF at upcoming meeting

  Tourism numbers in S.C. drop during traditionally busy July 4th week

COVID-19 adds another layer to hurricane planning in Horry County

CCMF monitoring COVID-19 developments closely

  Carolina Forest leads Grand Strand with number of COVID-19 cases

WMBF Investigates: The cost of fighting COVID-19 in South Carolina

HCS wants parents’ feedback on students’ education for next school year

WMBF Investigates: Review of Grand Strand police departments’ policies on use of force following Trump’s executive order

  ‘We appreciate them’: Community shows support for Little River Medical Center staff through donations

Power outages reported in Grand Strand, Pee Dee following severe storms

  Warrants: Suspect pointed gun at Forestbrook MS student’s chest, pulled trigger

  'I see my friend ... screaming’: Conway Middle School student struck by vehicle at bus stop

Thief stole bronze fox sculpture from Hartsville park, police say

MYR has record-breaking year in 2019

HUD awards Myrtle Beach Housing Authority nearly $70K

HCS transportation director retires weeks after DUI arrest

Former Horry County IT employee accused of stealing over $260K in equipment will plead guilty, attorney says

‘Mayfest on Main’ organizers announce festival will no longer be held

Denny’s in Surfside Beach voluntarily closes for the day following DHEC inspection

  ‘Everybody is going to miss him endlessly’: Family of SCDOT worker killed in crash remembers him

Early-morning crash kills 25-year-old man in Georgetown County

  VIDEO: Rescue helicopter responds to accident on I-95

Florence County man charged with soliciting minor for sex

  Horry County asking DOT for more time to finalize plan for I-73

Accident backing up traffic to Conway on Hwy 501

Wide load coming through: Large transformer towed through downtown Conway

TRAFFIC ALERT: Collision snarls 501 traffic heading into Conway

Traffic Alert: North Bound 17 Bypass shut down at Coastal Grand Mall

Myrtle Beach park gets new fishing pier