Mara McJilton

Multimedia Journalist
Wilmington, N.C.
Mara McJilton

Mara joined the WECT team in May of 2021 as a multimedia journalist/reporter.

Mara grew up outside of Atlanta in Dunwoody, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a B.S. in Agricultural Communications and a minor in Journalism & Electronic Media. While in college, Mara interned with WATE.

In her free time, she loves to spend time on the beach, with family and friends, cooking in the kitchen, or cheering on Pittsburgh sports teams!

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