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

  Famous inhabitants of Murrells Inlet’s Goat Island make their return

  Myrtle Beach leaders planning to close off road, create ‘Safe Zone’

  Horry County Council considers property tax increase as emergency calls hit record highs

  Bill lifting some restrictions for S.C. microdistilleries passes state Senate

  South Carolina microdistilleries ‘take a shot’ and push for fewer restrictions

  McLeod Seacoast hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics

  Playground on the move: Proposed road runs right through Sandridge Park in Conway

  SCDNR opens Aynor office for boating, hunting, fishing licenses

  Myrtle Beach church welcomes Easter congregation with service, block party

  Murrells Inlet Food Bank expands service area because of food abundance

  State offers repairs, buyouts for Horry County homes damaged in Hurricane Florence

  Downtown renovation efforts unveil pieces of buried Myrtle Beach history

  McLeod Health unveils new facility geared toward patient experience

  Lifeguards take new approach to keep people safe as they return to Grand Strand beaches

  Santee Cooper works to turn Grainger Power Station back into a wetland

  Legends in Concert puts stars on the stage for first time in more than a year

  ‘Let’s open that can of worms right now’: Rice addresses impeachment vote with Grand Strand residents

  Myrtle Beach revisits COVID-19 hotel safety regulations under state of emergency

  S.C. lawmakers differ on penalties for proposed ‘left lane bill’

  Highway 17 business owner gets fed up with flooding, puts up concrete wall

  Construction underway to turn Indian Wells Golf Club into housing development

  Myrtle Beach International Airport could double gates by 2038

  ‘We’re still looking’: Conway family searches for grandmother’s ashes after being lost in mail for a year

  Dozens reach out for help after fire at Carolina Forest apartment complex

  Tidelands Health partners with DHEC to help administer overdue second COVID-19 vaccine shots

  Horry County Police Department earns state accreditation after three-year-long examination

  Rezoning approved for new Tidelands Health medical park in Carolina Forest

  New Directions homeless shelters signing up clients for vaccine appointments

  Conway Medical Center hopes to start vaccinating HCS teachers, school staff next week

  Horry County Emergency Management lowers emergency status as flood waters start to recede