Meet Brandy McDonnell
BAM! Now you know.
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts, and other aspects of entertainment.
She is NewsOK’s top blogger: since 2008 her entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than one million page views a year.
Raised on a crop and cattle farm near Lindsay, McDonnell started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school’s 4-H Club.
Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News and worked for the local weekly through high school.
Governor’s Arts Award for The Media in the Arts, 2015