Greg Barnes
In 1983, Greg Barnes joined ABC11 Eyewitness News, where he opened and now operates the station's Fayetteville News Bureau. Greg got his start in broadcasting in 1967, when he signed on as a part-time (and later full-time) radio announcer at WAGR-FM in Lumberton, NC. He also worked as an Engineer and Announcer at WFLB-AM in Fayetteville, NC. He got his first anchor position at WECT-TV 6 in Wilmington, NC, in 1981, and, in 1993, Greg was a recipient of the Associated Press' "Roy Hardee" Award. He has received citations for his work with various civic and social groups. Greg also has received Military merit and achievement awards for coverage of the 82nd Airborne troops deployment to Panama and the Persian Gulf.


Greg has been actively involved in the Walker-Spivy School for the mentally and physically challenged and CHADD, a group for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Greg attended Pembroke State University and lives in Lumberton with his wife, Lynne, and two children.

Email Greg.

Request Greg to speak at your event.

Archive
Two Vietnam War veterans who haven't seen each other in nearly 50 years met Friday for a special reunion.
Dozens of Fort Bragg paratroopers who were supposed to leave North Carolina last week finally deployed Thursday.
For the third time since Saturday, members of the 82nd Airborne Divisions' Combat Aviation Brigade have been told their deployment has been pushed back.
In Moore County, it's a dream come true for a 10-year-old girl who struggled to live like a normal little girl before her kidney transplant.
Two Vietnam War veterans who haven't seen each other in nearly 50 years are meeting this weekend for a special reunion.