News General Assignment Reporter
Brendon joined the Blue Ridge News team in September, 2016. He was born and raised on Long Island, New York. Don’t let the big city life fool you, all his life he was working on the family farm. He graduated from the State University of Plattsburgh in upstate New York with two degrees in Communications: Broadcast Journalism and Audio/Radio Production. One of his favorite moments in college was producing/directing his college’s sports show, Cardinal Sports. Prior to joining News-11, Brendon was a freelance reporter for PBS in New York.
On his free time, Brendon loves to live an active lifestyle going to the gym daily, and playing sports. But, he still loves to geek out and just lay around playing Xbox. As a side job, he loves doing photography and videography.
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