Distribution Producer Brandy Johanntges has been working for WKBN since 2015 beginning as a news producer for WKBN and WYTV. In 2022 she became a Distribution Producer overseeing aspects of web content, creating digital packages for WKBN.com and WYTV.com as well as crafting and creating ads and posts for social media. She grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and moved to Youngstown, Ohio in 1991. Brandy graduated from Youngstown State University with a major in sociology.
Brandy started her career in NewsRadio as an on-air talent at WFUN-AM Ashtabula in 1997. In 1998, she became an on-air talent at WHOT-FM (Hot 101) in Youngstown for 14 years. While working on air, she also was the full-time promotions and marketing manager for Hot 101, Y103 and K105.
Brandy has starred in more than 70 plays and musicals locally and regionally.