Documentary Filmmaker and Travel Show Host
Brandy Yanchyk is a Journalist and Edmonton-based independent documentary filmmaker. Since 2009, Brandy has made fourteen documentaries and nine series for television and an app. Ms. Yanchyk’s productions cover a wide range of social and factual genres. Brandy is the director, producer, writer and host of her films.
Her documentaries have aired on channels including the BBC, CBC, PBS, the CBC Documentary Channel, Rogers, CPAC, TELUS Optik, AMI, YES TV, SHAW TV, SBS for NITV Australia, AB Groupe France, VIASAT WORLD in Scandinavia, Axess TV in Sweden, 1HDTV in Russia, HRT Croatian Television, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, RUV in Iceland, PRIMA TV in the Czech Republic, Amazon Prime, Halhara Finances Limited in Cyprus, The Times Internet in India, Taiwanese international airlines Eva Air, Canadian airlines WestJet and Air Canada and at film festivals around the world.
Brandy reported for the BBC Travel Show covering stories in 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. 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.
Brandy Yanchyk has a BAA in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University and a BFA with a Specialization in Theatre Performance from Concordia University.