Kailey Tracy

Kailey Tracy


Wilmington, NC

Kailey Tracy joined WECT as a multimedia journalist in July 2017 after graduating from Elon University. There, she studied broadcast journalism and public health. Kailey reported for Elon’s student-run news channel, Elon Local News, where her love of storytelling took off.

During college, she interned for WECT, WRDE News in Delaware and for 60 Minutes.

Kailey is extremely excited to report the stories that matter to Wilmington. A Maryland native, and avid foodie, you can find Kailey relaxing on the beach or on a run.

If you have any story ideas, email Kailey at ktracy@wect.com, or reach out to her on Facebook and Twitter.


  • Elon University, Majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Public Health

Recent Articles by Kailey

Man finds megalodon shark tooth in Ocean Isle Beach

‘I felt like my foot was inside the shark’s jaw’: 19-year-old surfer recalls moment he was bitten by shark

Mother of three moves out of hotel, into apartment nine months after Hurricane Florence

  ‘Not all heroes wear capes’: Teen befriends neighbor with Autism

Girl finds megalodon tooth during spring break trip to NC beach

Strangers help bring Christmas to neighborhood affected by Florence

Some UNCW students return; 400 still displaced as classes begin after hurricane