Brandon Merano Bio, Wiki
Brandon Merano is an award-winning Journalist and visual storyteller working at WCIA3 News in Champaign, Illinois, serving as a Monday – Friday Evening Anchor at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. He has been working with this station since January 2023.
Brandon Merano Age
Born and raised in Central Illinois, in the United States, Brandon keeps the information about his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from his appearance, he might be around his 30’s.
Brandon Merano Height/Measurements
Merano stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1. 77 m) and weighs around 70 kg.
Brandon Merano Education
For his education, Brandon attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2013.
Brandon Merano Career
Merano works at WCIA3 News in Champaign, Illinois, serving as a Monday – Friday Evening Anchor at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. He joined this station in January 2023. Brandon is excited to work in his home in Central Illinois working alongside the likes of Jennifer Roscoe, Kevin Lighty, Jessica Kunz, and his former college classmate and coworker Bret Beherns.
Merano was born and raised in Central Illinois and started his journalism profession in his senior year at SIU in Carbondale, Ill. working for WSILTV in nearby Carterville where he served as a morning show photographer and associate producer prior to becoming a reporter and graduating from SIU with honors.
At age 17, Merano enrolled in the Illinois Air National Guard where he acted as an in-flight refueler, otherwise known as a “boom operator,” deploying over a dozen times in the Pacific, Middle East, and Europe. He is presently still serving as a Lieutenant in the Air National Guard to this day.
After six years and a promotion to evening anchor at WSIL, Merano went ahead to serve as a reporter/anchor at KSDKTV in St. Louis for three years, then at WBBM in Chicago as a reporter. He has been nominated for numerous regional Emmy honors along the way, winning one in St. Louis.
Brandon is also a self-proclaimed enormous St. Louis Cardinals and Blues, Chicago Bears, and Bulls lover. He has covered multiple Cardinal pennant chases, a Blues Stanley Cup Championship in 2019, and the PGA Championship in 2018. When Brandon isn’t at work at WCIA, you can catch him spending time with his YorkiePoo Boomer, playing in the area’s many golf courses, or volunteering in the community.
Brandon Merano Net Worth
In Brandon’s career as a journalist, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Brandon Merano Salary
Merano acquires annual earnings that range between $ 71, 775, and $ 170, 225.
Brandon Merano Parents and Siblings
Merano was born and raised to parents in Central Illinois, in the United States. Growing up, his devoted parents gave him the best upbringing and nourishment possible. Besides this, Brandon has not disclosed any further details about his parents or siblings if he has any.
Brandon Merano Wife
Merano keeps information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update on his wife or girlfriend will be done when general details are out.
Brandon Merano Kids
Information on whether Brandon has a child or not will be updated soon.
Brandon Merano WCIA3 News
Merano works at WCIA3 News, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Jennifer Roscoe
- Jessica Kunz
- Karina Rubio
- Matthew White
- Marley Capper
- Kevin Lighty
- Jacob Dickey
- Adam Sherwinski
- Bret Beherns
- Andy Olson
- Brice Bement
Brandon Merano Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Merano is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 1,929 Followers around 3.8K followers on his Facebook page, and 1627 followers on his Instagram account.