Brandon Goldner is a reporter for WCNC-TV in Charlotte, N.C. who specializes in general assignment reporting in Catawba, Gaston and Lincoln counties.

Brandon is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, where he worked for the school's multimedia news operation, Capital News Service, as an anchor, investigative reporter and producer.

After graduating, Brandon spent time with KVRR-TV in Fargo, North Dakota and Voice of America in Washington D.C. There, he served as a lead reporter in a five-month groundbreaking investigative report into sea level rise in the state of Maryland, took an in-depth look at trends of crime and mental illness among veterans and won four regional student Emmys for his work.

He then moved to Greenville, North Carolina to join WNCT-TV. While at WNCT, Brandon was named "TV News Multimedia Journalist of the Year" by the Radio Television Digital News Assocation of the Carolinas.

During his more than two-year stay with WNCT-TV, Brandon filed multiple investigations that led to teh shutdown of illegal sweepstates operations, exposed lapses in North Carolina's tanning inspection program and revealed how a vital Greenville road's deficiencies caused traffic congestion. Brandon’s also spent time reporting for KVRR-TV in Fargo, North Dakota and Voice of America in Washington, D.C.

When he’s not reporting, you can often find Brandon at a coffee house drinking his favorite coffee and reading the newspaper.

Contact Brandon Golder at bgoldner@wcnc.com and follow Brandon Goldner on Facebook and Twitter.