Brandon VanSickel

Brandon VanSickel has been with 59News since May 2015. He originally served as the Sports Director before making the transition over to News in 2018.

Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Brandon began his career at West Virginia University in 2010.

Brandon earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Reed College of Media at WVU. During college he spent three years working for the campus radio station, WWVU-FM Morgantown serving as their Baseball Producer and Play-by-Play announcer for WVU Baseball games. Brandon was also the Sports Anchor for WVU News during the Fall of 2014 and later served as the WVU News Sports Director.

Brandon married his college sweetheart, Alicia, in April of 2017. They have one dog, 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.

If you have any News or Sports tips, you can email Brandon at or call (304)-929-6474

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