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

  ‘Turn yourself in’: Family remembers slain Hickory mom on birthday, continues push for justice

  ‘We had no idea’: ASEP staff members face unknown future after decision to temporarily close locations

  ‘About time’: Those with high-risk health conditions look forward to N.C.’s Group 4 eligibility in a few weeks

  ‘I’m relieved’: 20K get second dose during COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Bank of America Stadium

  ‘It’s a good feeling’: Bars able to open with indoor seating for first time since start of pandemic

  200+ CMS employees to be laid off; district eliminates 60 After School Enrichment Program sites

  #LetUsInNC: Parents push to allow more spectators at outdoor high school sports events

  ‘No words on what they lost’: CMS welcomes back middle school, high school students

  The pandemic: How it’s affecting your child’s’ mental health

  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students begin return to in-person learning

  Local child care center prepares as N.C.’s Group 3 soon able to make vaccine appointments

  ‘Come and see me before you pull the trigger’: Mecklenburg Co. sheriff addresses recent homicides; vigil held for murdered teen

‘It’s about time’: Family relieved after arrest made in 2019 Charlotte murder

  ‘Like an American tradition’: Fans watch Super Bowl across the Carolinas

  Combating hesitancy: Charlotte church to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine

  Local pharmacy prepares for doses as feds announce plan to boost COVID-19 vaccine

  ‘Definitely worth the drive’: Man drives four hours to Charlotte Motor Speedway as vaccine supply remains low

  Students, parents react to news some CMS extracurricular activities will resume

  ‘I am my sister’s keeper’: Women celebrate VP Harris’ historic inauguration

  Charlotte Islamic center to close doors on Inauguration Day as a precaution

  Mecklenburg Co. deputies prepare for inauguration trip to D.C.

  Need to stay active? There are several options for your family during the pandemic

  Scholar, niece of ‘Fences’ playwright sends letter to Charlotte school after student contract terminated

  Leaders look to address food deserts across Mecklenburg County

  Mecklenburg County creates new partnership to distribute vaccines faster

  Push continues to get COVID vaccine to vulnerable groups

  ‘On to the federal case’: Jacob Blake Sr. says no charges against officer in son’s shooting was expected

  Nation’s top doctor addresses concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccine; disparities in Carolinas

  Winning with a mission: Local youth team wins national championship, teaching life lessons along the way

  ‘Instant crying’: Reaction to Pres. Trump signing relief, funding bill into law