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

  ‘We ask for grace’: Community responds after man dies in officer-involved shooting in Horry County

  Program can bring financial relief to those waiting for coronavirus test results

  Pawleys Island is home to the ‘nicest people in South Carolina’ according to Reader’s Digest

  HISTORIC MOMENT: Horry County Fire Rescue graduates largest class in state history

  170 Horry County businesses make pledge to keep Greater Grand Strand Promise

  Grand Strand hospitals running into occupancy issues as COVID-19 cases increase

  CCU unveils ‘Coastal Comeback’ reopening plan for students, faculty, staff

  Family-friendly non-essential businesses try to manage kids having fun and staying safe

  AccelerateED lays out some S.C. back-to-school protocols

  Horry County Elections Office reviews primary procedures to prepare for upcoming elections

  McLeod drive-thru coronavirus testing site brings in 500 people

  Proposed plans for new amusement park in Myrtle Beach move forward

  ‘I’m black... but I’m not a danger’: Local NFL player joins hundreds of marchers in Florence

  Myrtle Beach homeowner, appliance technician share eye-opening discussion about racism

  'It feels so nice to be out and about’: Families excited to be back out at Myrtle Beach playgrounds

  McLeod Health prepares for coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome in children

  Decision 2020: Clemmons, Brittain face off in S.C. House District 107 race

  Decision 2020: Robertson, Hardee go head-to-head in the South Carolina House District 105 race

  Police: Six in custody in Ocean Blvd. shooting that injured several early Sunday morning

  Myrtle Beach ‘extraordinary event’ declaration gives police more authority for Memorial Day weekend

  ‘She never left me’: Recovered COVID-19 mother, infant reunite with ICU nurse who provided help

  Myrtle Beach water park adds extra safety precautions ahead of reopening

  Myrtle Beach State Park adding new lane to improve traffic flow

  South Carolina deems some Grand Strand gyms ‘essential’ ahead of reopening

  Operation BBQ Relief serves 70,000 meals to Horry County Schools students

  Briarcliffe Acres woman celebrates 100th birthday with parade, proclamation

  Myrtle Beach High School seniors pick-up caps, gowns in drive-thru fashion

  Grand Strand beaches face lifeguard staffing issues due to coronavirus restrictions

  ‘It’s really sturdy now’: Springmaid Pier construction close to completion; reopening set for June 1

  Frustrations build as issues continue for those seeking unemployment benefits in S.C.