Brandon VanSickel

Brandon VanSickel joined the WFXR Good Day Virginia Team as a morning anchor in June of 2023. He comes to the New River Valley from WFXR’s sister station in Youngstown, OH.

Brandon graduated from the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University in 2015. During his college years, he worked at the campus radio station, WWVU-FM, where he served as the Baseball Producer and Play-by-Play announcer for WVU Baseball games.

Brandon landed his first job as the Sports Director at WVNS-TV in Beckley, West Virginia. He covered local sports in Southern West Virginia for three years before making the move to the Evening Anchor desk in 2018. 

In 2020, Brandon started a new position at WKBN in Youngstown, serving as the Morning Anchor for three years.

Brandon married his college sweetheart, Alicia, in April 2017. They have two boys – Carson & Caiden, and an Australian Shepherd named Maverick. 

During his free time, Brandon spends as much time as possible on the golf course and is constantly tracking his many fantasy sports teams.

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