Erin Jenkins

Erin Jenkins joined the WNCT team in June of 2021 as a multimedia journalist.  

She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.  

During her time in Chapel Hill, Erin was a reporter and anchor for UNC-Chapel Hill’s news program, Carolina Week. She was also a reporter, anchor and analyst for the school’s sportscast, Sports Xtra. Additionally, she worked on the production side of live sports broadcasts for the ACC Network.  

She was awarded the Society of Professional Journalism, Region 2 award for best in-depth television reporting.  

Outside of her time at WNCT, Erin loves spending time with family and friends, playing softball and exploring the uniqueness of the Tar Heel state. 

Erin grew up in Western North Carolina and is excited to now get to know and tell the stories of Eastern North Carolina! For news tips or to say hi, please email ejenkins@wnct.com or follow her on social media.  

Twitter: @ejenkinstv 

Facebook: Erin Jenkins 

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