Brian Hickey

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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.

hickey@phillyvoice.com

March 29, 2017

Opinion

Local Antifa leader: 'I fight what’s wrong and I know I’m winning'

To many white supremacists, Daryle Lamont Jenkins is Public Enemy No. 1.

March 29, 2017

Opinion

Should robbery victim have been charged for shooting suspect?

What grabbed most people’s attention regarding Sunday’s armed robbery at a Fairhill laundromat were images of folks scooping up $2,000 in cash money that the perp made rain while running away.

March 27, 2017

Advice

Ask Hickey: What is the most rewatchable movie of all-time?

Got something you want to ask? Send me your questions through Facebook, Twitter or email (with "Ask Hickey" in the subject line). Your anonymity is guaranteed — if that’s how you want it — so feel free to send them via private/direct message.

March 27, 2017

Police

Philly police investigating officer who swung bicycle at protester

Philadelphia police confirmed Monday that its Internal Affairs Division has launched an investigation of an officer captured on video swinging a bicycle at a protester near Saturday’s Pennsylvania Make America Great Again March.

March 24, 2017

Opinion

Protest organizer: Saturday's MAGA March in Philly 'will be disrupted'

Things could get ugly in Philadelphia this weekend, and maybe that’s the point.

March 24, 2017

Politics

Honkala on 197th District election drama: 'It's all an inside job'

When she arrived at the Board of Elections hearing room near Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden Street on Friday morning, Cheri Honkala knew she wouldn’t be declared the winner of this week’s special election for the 197th District statehouse seat.

March 22, 2017

Odd News

Philly man declares war on thieving payphone

As a writer, pitches involving the quixotic pursuit of righting abhorrent wrongs always grab my eye. That would include a reader's complaint about a city payphone stealing quarters from unwitting passersby.

March 21, 2017

Opinion

Chalk up another win for bullies after Cinco de Mayo party cancellation

In many ways, the appropriated Cinco de Mayo holiday offers a well-timed excuse for people to party even if they don’t know why they’re doing so.

March 21, 2017

Odd News

WATCH: Pro wrestler captures video of man pooping outside his home

On Sunday afternoon, a gentleman by the name of Brian Johnson sent a question to Philadelphia Police via Twitter.

March 20, 2017

Advice

Ask Hickey: Is it cool to lie to get out of jury duty or nah?

Got something you want to ask? Send me your questions through Facebook, Twitter or email (with "Ask Hickey" in the subject line). Your anonymity is guaranteed — if that’s how you want it — so feel free to send them via private/direct message.

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