Brandon Merano Bio, WCIA, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Brandon Merano?

Brandon Merano is an American Anchor/Reporter who works for WCIA  where he serves as an Evening Anchor for the 5 and 10 PM Newscasts. He has been working with the station since January 2023.

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Brandon Merano Date of Birth / Age

Merano is approximately 30 years as of 2022 although his exact age is unknown as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Brandon Merano Height

Merano stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Brandon Merano Parents and Siblings

Merano was born and raised in central Illinois. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. However, he is posting his father on his Instagram page wishing him a happy fathers day. He is also seen on May 18, 2019, posting his mother congratulating her and stating that she is a very beautiful bride. We will update you once more information regarding this is available to the public.

Brandon Merano Spouse / Wife

Merano has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating privately. It is therefore not known whether Merano is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Brandon Merano Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Merano has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Brandon Merano Education

Merano went to Southern Illinois University, Carbondale in 2010. There he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2013. During his time there he specialized in several skills in reporting and analysis and also in writing.

Brandon Merano Career

Merano works at WCIA as an anchor at the network’s 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts on weekdays. Prior to joining the network he tenured at Merano Multimedia as a self-owned in November 2022. Being a central Illinois native,  he began his journalism career at WSILTV during his senior year at SIU in Carterville, Illinois. There he served as a reporter, a morning show photographer, and as an associate producer. At the age of seventeen, he was enlisted in the Illinois Air National Guard. There, he was serving as an in-flight refueled also known as a “boom operator.”

While there, he deployed more than a dozen times in Middle East Europe, and the Pacific. Additionally, he also serves in the Air National Guard as a Lieutenant. Six years later he was tenured at WSIL where he was promoted to evening anchor. He was also tenured for three years in St. Louis as an anchor/reporter at KSDKTV and later as a reporter at WBBM in Chicago. Being an Emmy award-winning journalist, he also has several regional Emmy nominations that are attributed to his excellent work. He has also covered several Blues Stanley Cup Championships in 2019, multiple Cardinal pennant chases, and the PGA Championship in 2018.

Merano finds it a great pleasure working alongside his former coworker and college classmate Bret Behrens, Jennifer Roscoe, Kevin Lighty, and Jessica Kunz. He currently tenures at WCIA 3 on weekdays anchoring the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. Additionally, he also enjoys telling stories of central Illinois people doing wonderful things for his franchise ‘Everyday Heroes’. During his free time, he enjoys playing at one of his area’s many golf courses, volunteering in the community, and also spending time with his YorkiePoo Boomer.

How Much Does Brandon Merano Earn?

Merano approximately earns an annual salary ranging from $100,000 to $500,000.

How Much is Brandon Merano Worth?

As an anchor, Merano has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.

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Brandon Merano WCIA

Merano works at WCIA where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jennifer Roscoe
  2. Jessica Kunz
  3. Karina Rubio
  4. Matthew White
  5. Marley Capper
  6. Brice Bement
  7. Andy Olson
  8. Adam Sherwinski
  9. Jacob Dickey
  10. Kevin Lighty
  11. Bret Beherns