Reporter / Weekend Anchor
Brendan Tierney joined WSAZ as a multimedia journalist in June 2019. He reports each weekday from Charleston and began anchoring "NewsChannel 3 Saturday Morning" in August of 2019.
He came to the Tri-State area from Binghamton, NY where he worked at WBNG as a multimedia journalist while attending Syracuse University. Brendan graduated from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism, and was recognized with the Dean’s Service Award for his work at the school.
Brendan worked at CitrusTV, Syracuse University’s student-run television studio, as a news anchor, reporter and executive producer. He also served as the studio’s general manager, implementing a digital-first distribution strategy and reformatting two shows.
Brendan grew up on the Main Line of Philadelphia and is a huge Eagles fan. He got his start in the industry as a production assistant at KYW NewsRadio and CBS Philly after winning the Mark Drucker Award as the most promising young journalist in the Delaware Valley. At KYW, Brendan had the opportunity to assist with coverage of the 2015 World Meeting of Families, 2016 Democratic Convention and more.