Briana Harper

POSTED: 1:29 PM Aug 11 2014   UPDATED: 1:32 PM Aug 15 2014

Briana Harper joined the WCTI news team in August 2014. She's a North Carolina native, born and raised in the beautiful mountains of Asheville.

Briana is a 2013 graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Electronic Communications. While an undergrad, Briana interned at several television stations in the Raleigh-Durham area, including ABC 11, WRAL, and NBC-17.

Her journalism experience includes working as a multimedia journalist at GTN News in Gainesville, Fla. In this position, Briana had the opportunity to cover the VA Hospital investigations, as well as interview the Florida governor. Briana is also a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

When she isn't reporting, she enjoys traveling, photography, and spending time with family.

If you have any story ideas for Briana, feel free to email her at You can also keep up with her latest stories via social media by following her on Twitter @BriHarper_TV or liking her Facebook page.

Briana's Most Recent Stories

Pamlico County Fire Pt.2

Pamlico County home catches fire for the 2nd time

Firefighters in Pamlico County respond to a fire on 737 NC Hwy 306 North in Grantsboro for the second time in less than two weeks.

Duplin County K-9 deputy left in squad vehicle dies

A Duplin County K-9 deputy left in a squad vehicle was found dead the next day.

New Bern Utility Protest

New Bern residents protest new utility bill policy

City of New Bern residents speak out against higher utility bills as the result of a recent change to the city's utility policy.

Police find 2 dead in Trent Woods home

Police and the SBI are investigating the death of two people in Trent Woods.

Caden Candlelight Vigil

Candlelight vigil seeks justice for 1-month-old killed

Family and friends gather to honor the life of 1-month-old Caden Williams

Freeboot Friday Kicks Off

Greenville kicks off Freeboot Friday

Pirate Nation celebrates the start of the ECU football season.

Hurricane Irene Recovery

Homeowners continue rebuilding three years after Hurricane Irene

One woman receives the keys to her new home after Hurricane Irene destroyed her house three years ago.

Dunk Hunting Debate

Pamlico residents petition duck impoundments

Some people living in Pamlico County say they are experiencing a growing controversy-- and the discussion of ducks is at the center of it all.

Train Collision

85-year-old driver survives collision with train

An 85-year-old driver survives after a train hit her car in Kinston Friday morning, officials said.

Carteret County Flooding

Carteret County residents face heavy rains and flooding

Places in Carteret County saw flooding-- including Morehead City-- where a main highway was shut down for some time.

Fisher's Landing Proposed Alcohol Ban

Fisher's Landing officials consider alcohol ban

There's a debate about alcohol use in a certain portion of the Croatan  National Forest-- and it's up for public input.

Sex Offender Wanted

Deputies search for wanted sex offender

A wanted sex offender is still on the loose in Craven County.  He's accused of failing to properly register his address.