About Brandy

Brandy Yanchyk

BRANDY YANCHYK is an award winning independent documentary filmmaker and journalist.
Since 2009, Brandy has made fifteen television documentaries, four web series and the travel APP #BecomingAlbertan.

Brandy has reported for BBC World’s The Travel Show since 2009. She has covered stories worldwide including Canada, Finland, Australia and New Zealand for a global audience of 72 million viewers.

She has also worked as a Broadcast Journalist at BBC World TV and the BBC World Service in London.

Brandy was a News Reporter for CBC for over a decade in the Toronto, Edmonton and London, UK bureaus.

In 2014/2015 Brandy worked as a Statement Gatherer collecting the stories of Indian Residential School Survivors for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Brandy’s radio documentaries have aired on CBC’s The Current, CBC’s Dispatches, Public Radio International’s The World, Deutsche Welle Radio and the BBC World Service.

Click here to see Brandy Yanchyk’s demo reel from the BBC’s travel show Fast Track.

Click here to see Brandy Yanchyk’s BBC Travel Show stories.


    Brandy Yanchyk has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Specialization in Theatre Performance from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.