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
  • Washington County Group To Hold Back To School Event For Families In Need

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — The Washington County chapter of Altrusa International will offer some back to school help to families in need. Altrusa International of Washington County will hold its “Parent Up” event on Saturday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prairie Grove Elementary School. For the last four years, the group, which is part of a larger international organization, has helped Washington County families and their children get prepared to head back into the classroom. During […]

  • Newly Released Assessment Details Damage Following April Flooding In Benton County

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A new assessment from Benton County showed flooding last spring resulted in nearly $2 million in damages to roads and bridges in the county. In all, 334 sites received some sort of damage during those floods. A site is any damage area to a road or bridge in Benton County. All roads were reopened about a month after the floods in late April, but two bridges remain closed until repairs. There are also several projects in […]

  • University Of Arkansas Offers Live Tours Of Residence Halls For Incoming Students

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The housing office at the University of Arkansas has been giving incoming students a look at some of the places they will soon call home. The University Housing Office estimated that there will be enough residence hall space for the more than 5,500 students will live in on-campus housing in the Fall 2017 semester. In an effort to familiarize those students with the residences halls, the housing office has been streaming live virtual tours of the dorms, […]

  • SkyDive For Kids To Benefit Children’s Advocacy Center Of Benton County

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County will give people the chance to skydive as part of a fundraiser. For the eighth year, the group has given people who commit to raising $1,000 in pledges for the center, the chance to go skydiving. People, who meet certain criteria, are able to register and raise the money for SkyDive for Kids on behalf of the Children’s Advocacy Center or the CAC. The CAC has served Benton County since 2000 […]

  • A Busy Summer At The Botanical Garden Of The Ozarks

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is hosting a free event every Tuesday night that’s open to people of all ages. Tyson Foods Tuesday Night will be held every Tuesday night throughout July and the month of August from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. During the events, kids will be able to catch the greedy goats and play games and activities. For adults, there will be yoga in the garden, landscaping and design tips from Ellen’s Garden and live […]

  • Outlook: No Major Jump Expected In Gas Prices For 2017 and 2018

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — People planning road trips later this year and even into next year can expect gas prices to remain about the same, according to the Department of Energy. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Northwest Arkansas is about $1.98 as of Friday evening (July 14), according to Gasbuddy.com. At that same time, drivers in the River Valley are paying an average of anywhere from $1.90 to $1.96 a gallon. Prices vary from gas station […]

  • Arguments Heard In Challenge To New Arkansas Abortion Laws

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — A federal judge heard arguments in a challenge to four new Arkansas abortion restrictions on Wednesday (July 13). The four laws were passed by lawmakers during this past legislative session. According to KTHV, the group behind the lawsuits, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), says the intent is to “stop politicians from interfering in a woman’s personal decision about abortion.” Among the new rules includes the addition of aborted fetuses in a current state law that […]

  • Three Men Arrested In Connection To Assault And Burglary In Springdale

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Three men have been arrested in connection to an investigation into a burglary and assault in Springdale. Springdale Lieutenant Jeff Taylor said their investigation started on July 1 when officers were called to a home at the 3700 block of Highway 264 for a reported assault. Police arrested Mitchell Wayne Arnold, 23, Matthew Vansickle, 22 and Rodney Baker, 50, and charged each with felony burglary and battery. Taylor said the case remains under investigation.

  • Local Group Joins Major Tech Companies In Support of Net Neutrality On ‘Day Of Action’

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  A small group of net neutrality supporters gathered in Giffels Auditorium in Old main at the University of Arkansas on Wednesday (July 12), a day also known as a ‘Day of Action.’ They join several tech companies, including Facebook and Google, in voicing their opposition to the elimination of net neutrality rules. In February, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to roll back a set of policies that require internet service providers (ISP) give all internet data […]

  • Beaver Lake Fire Department Approves Measure To Increase Fees Paid To Department

    PRAIRIE CREEK (KFSM) — Residents within the Beaver Lake Fire Department coverage area approved a measure to increase yearly fees paid to the department by a vote on Tuesday (July 11). The Beaver Lake Fire Department asked for an increase the doubled the amount residents pay to the department by $75, bring the new amount to $150 annually per household. The final vote was 612 for and 206 against. Following a failed vote in July 2016, the department laid off […]

  • Sunday Alcohol Sales Approved In Avoca

    AVOCA (KFSM) — Voters in the small town of Avoca voted to approve Sunday alcohol sales during a special election on Tuesday (July 11). Avoca is the first community in Benton County to allow alcohol sales on Sunday since voters approved making Benton County wet in January 2013. The final vote was 34 for and 14 against the proposal that allows businesses within city limits to sell beer and liquor on Sundays. The owners of Two Sisters Liquor were behind […]

  • Tontitown Voters Approve Sales Tax Increase To Fund Waterline

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) — Tontitown voters approved a sales tax increase to fund construction of a waterline during a special election on Tuesday (July 11). City leaders took this question before voters, citing it as the best way method for levying a tax because it would put more of the burden on people outside of town over residents. Jennifer Price, coordinator for the Washington County election commission said 143 voted for the increase and 56 against. The 0.75 percent increase will raise […]