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
  • Cost Of Thanksgiving Meal Is Cheaper Than Past Years

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The cost of a Thanksgiving feast is the cheapest it has been since 2015, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The organization has surveyed the average cost of a Thanksgiving Day meal since 1986. For the 32nd year, AFBF found the national average for the Thanksgiving meal for ten people to be just over $49, or about 1.5% cheaper than in 2016. This marked the second consecutive year that the cost has declined. Walmart has since released […]

  • Homeless Campground Proposal To Go Before Fayetteville City Council

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A proposed homeless campground in south Fayetteville is one step closer to becoming a reality, after the city planning commission approved the project Monday (Nov. 13). The facility, called New Beginnings, would be built on 19th Street and allow room for around 25 homeless people. The local group, Serve NWA, is behind the proposal. Kevin Fitzpatrick, University of Arkansas professor and Serve NWA board member, is one of the camp’s organizers. The project would provide emergency to […]

  • Several Northwest Arkansas Cities Among Safest In State

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The National Council for Home and Safety and Security released a list of the safest cities in Arkansas, and several cities in our area are among the safest in the state. Six out of the top 10 are in our area with Greenwood ranking number two. Bella Vista, Bentonville, Centerton, Farmington and Lowell are also in the top 10. Farmington Police Captain Mike Wilbanks said it is no surprise that Farmington ranks sixth. “I think that […]

  • Rogers City Leaders Discuss Annexation Of 4,000 Acres

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Rogers city leaders held a meeting Monday (Nov. 6) to address concerns and answer questions surrounding the upcoming annexation vote. This follows a decision by the city council to hold an election to annex nearly 4,000 acres near Highway 112. The land is an unincorporated area, and many of the residents were hoping to keep it that way. Brian McDonald is one of the property owners fighting against this move by the city of Rogers. McDonald said […]

  • Wife Wanted In Shooting Death Of Husband With Fayetteville Ties

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (KFSM) — The wife of a former Arkansan has been indicted for first-degree murder in her husband’s July 2016 murder in Asheville. A warrant was issued Wednesday (Nov. 8) for Brenda Kay McCutcheon by the Buncombe County Magistrate’s Office, according to CNN affiliate WLOS. Frank “Buddy” McCutcheon Jr., 64, was found dead in his home by his wife, who called 911 and said she thought an intruder had come through the back door and shot her husband. The […]

  • Bentonville Couple Gets Pilot Show On HGTV Network

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A couple is getting their own show on Home & Garden Television (HGTV) called “Almost Home“. Dave and Jenny Marrs are local business owners whose business focuses on the renovation and restoration of historic homes. The couple was contacted  by a director while the network was in search for unique small towns for new programming. Thus far, the series consists of only a pilot episode, but more may be filmed in the near future. The one hour […]

  • Rhea Lana’s Large Consignment Sale Returns To Northwest Arkansas

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — One of the largest children’s consignment sales in the nation opens Sunday (Nov. 5) in Springdale. Rhea Lana’s of Northwest Arkansas will feature more than 140,000 children’s items, including toys, clothing, furniture, baby equipment and maternity clothing. All of the items are considered gently used and are collected from about 1,500 families. A private pre-sale event for expectant mothers was held on Saturday (Nov. 4). The consignment will officially open at noon on Sunday (Nov. 5) and will […]

  • Benton County Buildings Go Green To Honor Vets

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Benton County court house and administration building are lit up in green to honor veterans. It’s part of the “Greenlight a Vet” campaign created by Walmart in 2015. It encourages home and business owners to replace outdoor lights with green bulbs. “You put a green light either on your home or business and it’s pretty much recognition and gives a little bit of appreciation back to our veterans for what they’ve done,” said Patrick Robinson, […]

  • Opioid Epidemic: State Of Drugs In Benton County

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — President Trump declared opioids a public health emergency, Thursday (Oct. 26), freeing federal funding to help combat the increasing problem. Benton County also ranks well ahead the national average for the prescription of opioids, but this is not just a problem for adults. Arkansas ranks first in the nation for ages 12 to 17 in misuse of painkillers, according to the the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office. To combat this growing problem among teens, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge […]

  • Agree Or Disagree With Proposed Speed Limit Increases? Tell ArDOT How You Feel

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Arkansas residents can now give their input on a review of speed limit increases throughout Arkansas. A proposal could raise limits by about five miles per hour on certain roadways.  This follows a move by the legislature to amend the law concerning state speed limits to allow for possible increases on certain roads throughout Arkansas. Recommended roads possible speed limit increases include: Rural Interstates — to 75 miles per hour Urban Interstates — to 65 miles per […]

  • Two Armed Robberies Investigated In Fayetteville; Police Release Video Of Valero Robbery

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened in less than a week. Fayetteville Police are searching for two suspects following an armed robbery Tuesday night (Oct. 24). Sergeant Anthony Murphy of the Fayetteville Police Department said that shortly before 10 p.m., two armed suspects robbed the Dollar General on Garland Avenue, held a clerk at gunpoint and demanded money, before fleeing from the store in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money. This makes […]

  • Downtown Siloam Springs Prepares For Holiday Shopping

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — Main Street Siloam Springs is encouraging people to head to its downtown area for two large shopping events. A Holiday Open House Sunday (Nov. 5) encourages people to shop local while offering special holiday offers. Refreshments and door prizes will also be given away from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Small Business Saturday will follow Saturday (Nov. 25) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. also downtown Siloam Springs, where local business owners offer sales to get people […]