Zach Wilcox

Zach Wilcox

Video Journalist

Zach Wilcox is a reporter at WMBF News. He came to us in March, 2020 from Gray’s sister station, WTVY, in Dothan, Alabama.

While Zach was in Dothan, he had the opportunity to cover events like Hurricane Michael and Dothan City Schools restructuring.

Zach attended the University of South Florida in Tampa where he reported and anchored on the school’s station, Florida Focus. He also interned with Fox 13 and The Yankees magazine, Pinstripes Plus.

Zach is no stranger to living by the beach, he grew up in Jensen Beach, FL.

In his time off, you’ll probably find him surfing Myrtle Beach’s best waves, participating in community theater or watching just about every movie that comes to theaters.

You can get in touch with Zach by emailing him at

Recent Articles by Zach

  Horry County Courthouse to have drive-thru first appearances during COVID-19 closure

  Neighbors welcome S.C. teenager home with Christmas parade after battling leukemia, COVID-19 over holidays

  ‘They have that family environment’: Foster care program for veterans expands to Grand Strand

  McMaster calls on hospitals to speed up COVID-19 vaccination process during stop at CMC

  Body recovered from pond confirmed to be missing Horry County man, authorities say

  Dive teams to resume search for missing Horry County man Friday morning

  Horry County Schools to resume hybrid instructional model next week

  Overwhelming support pours in for Grand Strand teenager battling leukemia, COVID-19

  Horry County Council on Aging to provide rides for seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine

  Family, fellow officers say final goodbyes to North Myrtle Beach Sgt. Gordon Best

  Technology company donates to homeless shelters to help during pandemic

  Pair of Myrtle Beach homeless shelters experience first COVID-19 case

  South Carolina begins receiving first shipment of second doses for vaccine recipients

  ‘Truly a blessing’: Several Horry County nonprofits get financial boost heading into 2021

  Slow left lane drivers could face harsh penalties if S.C. bill becomes law

  The Market Common scales back New Year’s Eve celebration; tickets support businesses

  ‘Take every precaution’: Myrtle Beach temporarily closes City Services building due to COVID-19 exposure

  Grand Strand theater sells out several showings of Christmas blockbuster ‘Wonder Woman 1984′

  From mullets to wrestling: How CCU’s social media tries to capture the football team’s persona

  City of Conway lets nature take the lead to address flooding issue

  Myrtle Beach State Park notices trends in sea turtle nesting patterns

  ‘Dancing Lights on Luttie’ in Socastee features 20,000 holiday lights synchronized to music

  South Carolina Mothers Against Violence hosts annual toy drive

  Beach Ball Classic preparing to tip-off for 40th year in Myrtle Beach

  Tidelands Health latest area hospital to begin giving employees COVID-19 vaccine

  Carolina Forest long-term care facility prepares for first round of Pfizer vaccinations

  Myrtle Beach Bowl projected to bring $1 million in sports tourism to Grand Strand

  Surfside Beach Police Department introduces ‘sector policing’ to address recurring issues

  Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson gives back through multiple charities this holiday season

  ‘That’s not right’: Aquarius Motel closing, gives residents short eviction notice