Brandon Hamilton

Brandon Hamilton

Reporter

Charlotte, NC

Brandon graduated from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, where he earned his degree in journalism with a minor in sociology. He also has a master’s degree in Radio/Television from Texas Southern University in Houston.

During his time in Orlando, Brandon worked as a reporter and web producer at News 96.5 WDBO. At WDBO, he has covered numerous events including the Casey Anthony trial and President Barack Obama’s visit to Central Florida.

After leaving WDBO, Brandon spent a year working in the NBA with the Orlando Magic on the broadcast side. There, he hosted postgame shows, created halftime packages and served in other capacities for Orlando Magic’s radio broadcast.

His work from Florida led him to Houston where he joined the digital staff at ABC-owned station, KTRK-TV. At ABC13, Brandon’s daily tasks included content creation, posting on social media and finding viral/trending stories across the world.

Before joining WBTV, Brandon worked as a reporter in Central Texas at Gray sister-station KWTX in Waco.

Send him your news tips, food suggestions and other local ideas to brandon.hamilton@wbtv.com.


Recent Articles by Brandon

  Local group holds voter event on National Black Voter Day

  Five sworn CMPD employees ‘cited for termination’ in connection to in-custody death of Harold Easter

  Remnants of Sally felt across Charlotte-metro area

  Parents' opinions split on in-person and remote learning ahead of CMS decision

  Charlotte Army veteran on a ‘mission,’ set to help in Hurricane Sally relief efforts

Charlotte police officers surprise boy for fourth birthday

  Rock Hill school leaders step closer to changing mask policy

  ‘It’s a very difficult day.' 9/11 remembered across Charlotte area

  Adult, 14-year-old boy charged in connection to fatal shooting of 5-year-old Charlotte girl