Bryan joined the 5NEWS team in January 2016. He comes to the Natural State after a stint with a television station in Maine.

Bryan is an Indiana native and an Indianapolis Colts fan. Also a graduate of Ball State University, Bryan holds a degree in Telecommunications and Journalism. He also has a passion for weather and holds a minor in meteorology and climatology.

When not on the job, you can find Bryan enjoying anything and everything Arkansas.

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Recent Articles
  • Nearby Business Reacts To Fayetteville Strip Club Shooting

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  The shooting at a strip club along College Avenue in Fayetteville early Sunday (Jan. 21) morning has prompted a police investigation. Richard Morgan’s tattoo shop sits two buildings north of the Silver Dollar Cabaret along College Avenue in Fayetteville. Early Sunday morning, a man fired at least a dozen shots at the back of the building, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. The bullet holes left behind are clearly visible, with each accompanied by an evidence marker. […]

  • Warmer Weather Could Spell Trouble On Frozen Pipes

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Warm weather following cold temperatures can keep plumbers just as busy as they are during freezing temperatures. Freezing temperatures can cause pipes inside a home to freeze and leave  homeowners without running water. If frozen pipes are left unattended, or unnoticed, they will begin to expand and potentially bust as the weather gets warmer. Frigid temperatures have kept Eric Blanton, owner of Blanton’s Plumbing and Drain, busier than usual. His 10 to 12 hour workdays will likely […]

  • Police: Man Shot In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A man is in the hospital after being shot Wednesday night (Jan. 17). The man was taken by ambulance to Washington Regional Medical Center. Police have yet to comment about his condition. Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Boxley Avenue near Franciscan Way in the Fieldstone neighborhood after gunshots were reported. The shooting was reported at 7:58 p.m. Police are searching for the suspect. The suspect ran away from the scene after the shooting happened. They […]

  • Fayetteville Mayor Addresses City With Year-End Speech

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –Mayor Lioneld Jordan spoke about the state of the city at a meeting Tuesday night (Jan. 16). Many topics of interests and high-points in the city were mentioned. The U.S. News & World Report of ranking the city fifth as the best place to live in America was mentioned, the filming of HBO series True Detective and a new pharmacy that intends to create cheaper alternatives to medications were mentioned. Economic growth and development were also some of […]

  • Bentonville & Rogers Schools Close Tuesday While Others Will Be Open

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Bentonville and Rogers schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to inclement weather. However, while these schools are set to close, others in the area will be open. Springdale Public Schools is one district planning to have classes despite the weather. “This is my 12th year in Springdale and we’ve never closed because of the cold,” Spokesperson Rick Shaeffer with Springdale Public Schools said. “There’s not going to be precipitation, so we’re going to have […]

  • Benton County Gets Hit With Snow, Authorities Urge Residents To Stay Safe Inside

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Snow stuck to roads throughout the county today (Monday, Jan. 15). Police said they urge people to not travel unless absolutely necessary. With temperatures continuing to fall throughout the night, roads are expected to freeze. Road workers will be out during the night to treat roads.    

  • Low Supply Delaying iPhone Battery Replacements

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A high demand for replacement batteries has caused delays for some customers who had hoped to fix their slowed-down iPhones. Following a revelation by Apple that iPhones had been slowed down to prevent battery issues, the company offered an apology and a discounted replacement battery. Cutting the price from $79 to $29. A high demand for the replacement battery has created a waiting list at authorized retailers like Megabyte Computer Center in Rogers. The store has created […]

  • Former Bella Vista Officer Arrested, Accused Of Mishandling Evidence

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A Bella Vista police officer accused of mishandling evidence was arrested Tuesday (Jan. 9). Clayton J. Roberts, 36, surrendered to authorities at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. Bella Vista police had received a phone call from the Arkansas State Crime Lab stating that pills submitted as evidence did not match what was reflected on the submit form, according to the probable cause affidavit. The affidavit states that when an arrest is made involving pills, those pills […]

  • C-SPAN To Highlight Fayetteville History In Special TV Series

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — American public affairs network C-SPAN will show off Fayetteville to a national audience in an upcoming television special. A three-person C-SPAN production team from Washington, D.C. will set up shop in Fayetteville over the next few days to shoot segments for C-SPAN’s 2018 Cities Tour. The special will highlight Fayetteville’s history, including during the civil war. Non-fiction literary life of Fayetteville will also be highlighted, the Clinton Museum and Pryor Center. Chamber of Commerce President Steve Clark […]

  • 2018 Race For Arkansas Governor Taking Shape

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The race for Arkansas Governor is starting to fill out as candidates announce their candidacy. Incumbent Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced that he will seek a second term, after first getting elected in 2014. Hutchinson won’t have the Republican primary to himself.  Jan Morgan, a high-profile gun-rights activist from Hot Springs, announced she will challenge Hutchinson for the GOP nomination. Morgan made headlines in 2014 when she declared her gun range a “Muslim Free Zone” due to […]

  • Energy And Heating Assistance Available During Cold Months

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Frigid winter temperatures mean one thing for just about everyone — higher utility bills. This can be especially tough for seniors and others on a fixed income. Cooperative Emergency Outreach helps hundreds, if not thousands of families each year. “It’s an all volunteer organization,” said CEO president Joe Dushan, “We have nine or teen volunteers each day.” Dushan said the group, run by a handful of churches, helps people when they are at their worst. “We help […]

  • Several Pistols Stolen From Mark’s Wholesale In McDonald County

    MCDONALD COUNTY (KFSM) — Several pistols were taken from a McDonald County store on Monday (Jan. 1), according to a press release. Deputies responded to a reported burglary at Mark’s Wholesale on Highway 43 in the Tiff city area. The front window had been broken out and multiple pistols were taken, according to the press release. After reviewing the security footage, one person wearing a sports jacket, gloves and a mask entered the store, loaded and took seven pistols from […]