A massive explosion Wednesday killed one person, injured at least 11 others and resulted in a building collapse and raging fire in Manhattan's East Harlem, authorities said.
Before coming to North Carolina in 1997, Wes worked in New York and Missouri, his home state.
Born and raised in Pride, La., Val received a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Louisiana State University.
Brian was born and raised in Hartford, New York. He earned his degree from James Madison University.
Jaime was born in the Florida Keys and graduated from the University of Georgia.
Anna was born and raised in a suburb of Detroit. She earned her degree at St. Bonaventure University.
Jon is from Michigan, and earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and finance from Michigan State University.
Originally from Richmond, Va., Kyle began his TV news career at the local station, WRIC-TV, in early 2008.
Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters was born in Greensboro and attended the University of South Florida.
Les graduated from Millersville University and had worked in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Ellen graduated from Valparaiso University in 2010, and had previously worked in Helena, Mont.
Jonathan is the weekend morning meteorologist at NewsChannel 12. He is a native of High Point.
North Carolina native Amanda Brannon graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009.
Michael grew up in Newtown, Conn., and graduated from Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Jamie is a native of Florence, S.C., and graduated from the University of South Carolina.
Alison grew up outside Martinsville, Va., and graduated from James Madison University.
Amber Roberts joined the news team in October 2013. She's a North Carolina native, born and raised in Charlotte.
A Nashville, Tenn., native, Juliana Valencia joined the news team in July 2013 as a multimedia reporter.
Lyle is the vice president and GM of WCTI-TV and WFXI-TV. He has worked in broadcasting for 35 years.
Scott is the news director of NewsChannel 12. He began his career in Elmira, N.Y.
Ashley is NewsChannel 12's assistant news director. She grew up in Virginia and most recently worked in Charlotte.
Elizabeth is NewsChannel 12's executive producer. The UNC grad was born and raised in Raleigh.
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