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

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

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

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

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

Christmas tree lots see shortage of trees; demand steady despite pandemic

  'He gave his life’: Popular Myrtle Beach road named after WWII hero from Darlington

Gov. McMaster: ‘No reason to change’ S.C. absentee voting system

'I made a horrible mistake’: Judge sentences North Myrtle Beach woman convicted of killing 2 newborns to 40 years

  Horry County fills election box full of invalid mail-in absentee ballots

NAACP renews calls for Pawleys Island mayor to resign over social media post

  CDC develops new nasal swab to test for coronavirus and flu

‘Angel of Hope’ statue remains untouched in S.C. dunes after Hurricane Isaias

Soldier returns home to Myrtle Beach, meets newborn daughter for the first time

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

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