Brian Hickey


Brian Hickey has been a journalist in Philadelphia and South Jersey for the past 20 years, most recently as an editor at WHYY covering the mayoral race and stories throughout the city. He’s written for Deadspin and NewsWorks and other outlets, and has been honored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, Pa. Society of Professional of Journalists and others.

Raised in Haddon Township, he lives in East Falls with his wife Angela and son Louden. There, he hosts Quizzo every other Tuesday night (come on out sometime!) and coaches in the neighborhood’s youth-soccer program.

Tweet at him @brianphickey.

November 16, 2017


WATCH: Wawa superstore foes pack Conshohocken council meeting, lose

The abandoned car dealership at 11th and Fayette Street in Conshohocken can best be described as an eyesore amid a neighborhood that blends commercial and residential properties rather seamlessly.

November 15, 2017


Dog left for dead outside Philly rec center making strides

Charlie the 2-year-old pit-bull mix has been recovering since he was found on October 24. He had been abandoned after being used as bait for fighting dogs.

November 14, 2017


Ask Hickey: If the Earth is flat and protected by a dome, how did aliens get here?


November 14, 2017


BLM's Asa Khalif on his arrest at AG's office and 16 hours in custody

The Black Lives Matter activist spent roughly 16 hours in custody. He was charged with misdemeanors including terroristic threats, harassment, defiant trespass, disorderly conduct (noise) and instigating vandalism.

November 13, 2017


WATCH: Philly Union youth player scores on amazing bicycle kick

Still bummed about the U.S. Men’s National Team failing to qualify for next year’s World Cup and the Philadelphia Union not making the MLS playoffs this season?

November 13, 2017


Where do you stand in the 'soft pretzels for breakfast' debate?

The soft pretzel “has to be the most overrated native food in Philadelphia,” concludes a local food writer.

November 9, 2017

Good News

WATCH: 'Haircuts 4 Homeless' barbershop will open doors to public this weekend

How quickly lives can change.

November 8, 2017


WATCH: Lovelorn Trump voter shares tale of dating woe on Fox & Friends

Remember last November 8 when some guy who used to file for bankruptcy protection regarding his casinos in Atlantic City won the presidency?

November 7, 2017


Help police find bank robbery suspect who resembles most Eagles fans in Northeast Philly

Surveillance footage often helps police solve crimes insofar as photos capture images of perpetrators.

November 6, 2017


WATCH: Is it OK to spit on a Nazi?

It’s the type of situation where nobody appears to be in the right.

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