Brian Whitesell joined the Liberty athletic department as an Athletics Video Content Coordinator in September 2015.
In his current position, Whitesell directs, films and edits video content for all 20 of Liberty's NCAA programs for LibertyFlames.com. He also creates graphics and manages and produces content for athletics video boards. Whitesell coordinates video content internally for sports and externally for other institutions, local media and other entities. He also handles video and still content from other departments, sponsors and the conference to be used on video boards.
Prior to coming to Liberty, Whitesell worked for WSET: ABC 13 in Lynchburg for six years covering local news and international news. Whitesell also covered local college teams (Liberty, Virginia Tech and Virginia) while covering major bowl games and the NCAA Tournament.
Whitesell graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications with focus on electronic and print media from Virginia Tech in 2009. He also earned a minor degree and sports marketing cognate from Virginia Tech.
Whitesell and his wife, Estefania, reside in Lynchburg. Estefania is also employed by Liberty, working in the International Student Center as an Operations Assistant Health Insurance Representative.