Bringing several seasons of experience to the Sportsnet 650 broadcast booth, Brendan Batchelor joined the all-sports radio station as the play-by-play announcer of the Vancouver Canucks in 2017.
Prior to signing on with Sportsnet 650, Batchelor acted as the voice of the WHL’s Vancouver Giants for four seasons. In addition to his broadcast responsibilities, Batchelor was appointed the Director of Media Relations for the Giants in 2014.
Raised in Coquitlam, B.C., Batchelor graduated from the Broadcast Journalism program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 2010. Following his graduation, Batchelor jumpstarted his radio career with Vancouver’s TEAM 1040, where he served as an announcer, reporter and producer. In 2012, Batchelor accepted the role of play-by-play announcer for the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League, before joining the Vancouver Giants in 2013.
Batchelor currently lives in Coquitlam with his fiancée, Ellen.