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Emily Wakeman Biography

Emily Wakeman is an American news reporter and anchor at WIS. Wakeman joined the WIS team on July 2019 as a reporter. Previously she was working in the other Carolina

Emily Wakeman Age

The American news reporter is a 19-year-old, born and raised in North Carolina.

Emily Wakeman Personal Life

She grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, apparently, information about her personal life has not yet been mentioned.

Emily Wakeman Education

Wakeman is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in journalism and political science.

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Emily Wakeman Career

Wakeman joined the WIS team on July 2019 as a reporter. Before joining the WIS team, she called the other Carolina her home. She grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in journalism and political science.

During her time in the Chapel Hill and Raleigh area, she anchored and reported for the award-winning newscast Carolina Week for three years. Her investigative work covering campus safety systems made her the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Southeast Regional Winner in 2019.

She has a deep love for meeting new people and traveling to new places. Her passion for international storytelling has led to her covering breaking news overseas. In 2018 and 2019, she freelances reported from Cambridge, United Kingdom, and Lilongwe, Malawi bringing back critical stories to North Carolina residents. Her international storytelling made her a Hearst National Championship semi-finalist. She interned at Gray station WBTV in 2017 and interned with Fox News Channel in the Atlanta Bureau and Washington D.C. Bureau during the summers of 2017 and 2018, covering various breaking news from the opioid epidemic in Atlanta to President Trump’s foreign policy in Washington D.C.

She is excited to be in Palmetto state, covering the stories that are important to you. She is excited to call both the Gamecocks and the Tar Heels her teams now. Emily is a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority and enjoys working with the Ronald McDonald House, where she has been involved for seven years both in Charlotte and in Chapel Hill.

Emily Wakeman Net Worth

Wakeman has an estimated net worth of $million, but the amount is yet to reveal and is still under review. Her major source of income is her journalism career where she is working for years. According to some sources, a Journalist earns an average salary of $61k. Whereas a best news reporter makes the salary that ranges from $75k to $80k.

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Emily Wakeman News

Published: March 6, 2019, at 4:26 AM

Source: www.wistv.com

BAMBERG COUNTY, SC (WIS) – Investigators are still trying to find out what caused a fire right in the middle of downtown Bamberg late Tuesday night. Officials say a number of buildings caught fire just before 10 p.m. on Main Highway. Fire crews worked for several hours before putting out the flames Wednesday morning. “As soon as we pulled up on the scene, we knew we had to have more help,” Bamberg County Fire Chief Timmie Taylor said.

Taylor said there were six departments in total helping put out the flames. “This is the nightmare we’d been hoping wouldn’t happen, but it did happen,” Taylor said. Fire officials said the fire started in an antique shop. They said one building collapsed, and another had to be torn down. Buzzy Bunch watched as the flames devoured the buildings. “Intense flames, reaching 40, 50 feet above those buildings, but you could have your eyes closed and know it was a fire,” he said. You could hear it you could feel it.” “I was up here last night when it was burning,” said Bamberg Mayor Nancy Foster. “I thought the whole town was going.”

WIS spoke with Steve Leninski, the owner of the buildings that went up in flames. He said one of the buildings was his antique store, Polo Antiques, with about $100,000 dollars’ worth of antiques inside. “It’s a disaster but what are you going to do?” Lenski said. As a Holocaust survivor, he said he’s seen worse than this. He said that’s how he’s able to stay so cheerful in the face of a disaster. “I was in Berlin for the second World War, when they bombed Berlin, he said. “It burned from one end to the other. This reminds me of Berlin.” At this time, SLED is involved in the cleanup process.

WIS asked the Bamberg County Fire Chief if this is a typical protocol. He said he couldn’t answer that question. WIS is waiting to hear back from SLED. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. As for what’s next for the property, Leninski says he’s already thinking about donating the land to the town, with hopes maybe a park will be built. “It’s done, it’s gone, you got to keep going,” Leninski said. “You don’t stop. I’m not going to cry over it.

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