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
  • Equifax Breach: What To Do If You’ve Been Compromised

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — With more than 143 million put at risk by a data breach at credit reporting firm Equifax, many people still do not know what to do to check if they are among the victims, or what to do if they are in fact affected. Equifax is one of three major credit bureaus used by banks, lenders, and businesses to approve loans and credit cards. The compromised information includes names, birth dates, addresses, driver’s license numbers and social security […]

  • New High School Principal Takes Reins At Arkansas Arts Academy

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A new principal has taken over at the Arkansas Arts Academy High School in Rogers. Heather Wright, a former Chemistry teacher, was unanimously approved by the school board during a special meeting on Thursday (Sept. 7). Wright’s promotion came about a month after former principal Barb Padgett abruptly resigned, leading to protests from both students and parents. After nearly a decade with the school district, Wright had always been interested in climbing the ranks to become an […]

  • Fayetteville City Councilor Catches Attention For Controversial Facebook Post

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Facebook post by a Fayetteville city councilor has gained attention for what some are calling its honest nature. Sarah Marsh, an alderman in Ward 1, Position 2, created the post on her personal Facebook page on Monday (Sept. 11). In it, she talked about the difficulty of moving from Seattle back to Fayetteville seven years ago for health reasons. She went on to vent her frustrations about Arkansas culture, and contemplated when her “banjo/razorback/Jesus allergy” will […]

  • Centerton Votes To Renew One Percent Sales Tax In Special Election

    CENTERTON (KFSM) — Residents in Centerton voted to renew a one percent sales tax in a special election on Tuesday (Sept. 12). The bonds were approved in 2005, but a growing population and large sales tax revenue has allowed the city to pay off the tax at a rapid rate, said Centerton Mayor Bill Edwards. According to a document from the city, the city will utilize the bonds in four areas: Street Improvement Park and Recreation Improvement City Facilities, Police […]

  • ARDOT Seeks Public Input On MLK Interchange On Interstate 49

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Arkansas Department of Transportation has asked for public input on the future of the Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., also known as Highway 62, interchange along Interstate 49. A public input meeting was held on Tuesday (Sept. 12) where two different proposals were displayed for people who have a vested interested in the area, whether it be commuters or business owners. Two plans are on the table that will both tackle congestion of eastbound traffic on […]

  • Mike Bedford Presents Hosting Singer Jason Crabb

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Mike Bedford Presents will host Christian singer Jason Crabb for a performance in Fayetteville. Crabb has won several Dove Awards and a Grammy for his work in music, including his time spent as part of the Crabb Family, a southern gospel group that once topped the charts in Christian Radio. The performance will be held at Christian Life Cathedral in Fayetteville on Saturday, September 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for show.

  • Walmart Recognizes Springdale Student For His Summer Community Work

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Walmart recognized a Hellstern Middle School student for his contributions to his community over the summer break. Alex Reynolds, a sixth grader, was honored as an “Everyday Hero”, the first in Arkansas, during a surprise ceremony at his school on Monday (Sept. 11). Over the summer, Reynolds created a nonprofit called Clean Start and collected hygiene supplies for the school nurse to pass out to less fortunate students. He later created a backpack drive thanks to the […]

  • Fundraiser To Help Lowell Senior Activity Center’s Meals On Wheels Service

    LOWELL (KFSM) — A bluegrass themed fundraiser will help raise money for the Lowell Senior Activity Center’s Meals on Wheels program for local seniors. On Saturday, September 16 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., Bluegrass in the Park at Ward Nail Park will feature several bluegrass bands, including Greenland Station. In addition to music, there will be concessions and vendors. Tickets for adults cost $10 and are on sale now. Kids 12 and under get in free. All proceeds go the Lowell […]

  • Simulation Gives Firsthand Look At Affects Of Alzheimer’s And Dementia

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A simulation at the Schmieding Center for Senior Education in Springdale is letting people experience what it’s like to have Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. It’s called “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk In Their Shoes” and it gives caregivers and family members of people suffering from the disease a way to understand what their loved one is going through. On Friday (Sept. 8), the center, which is a part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, hosted […]

  • Domestic Violence Shelter Expands In Northwest Arkansas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –The Peace at Home Family Shelter that serves hundreds of victims of domestic violence every year has expanded to accommodate more people. A ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday (Sept. 6) marked the official opening of the shelter’s second floor expansion, though it actually opened to clients in June. Construction started on the facility at its undisclosed location last fall. Work continued over the next year on the attic of the building, which increased the number of beds by […]

  • Large ‘New Urban’ Project Planned For Pinnacle Hills Area In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A large-scale $100 million ‘new urban’ project has been planned for one of the fastest developing areas in Northwest Arkansas. Nearly 16 acres of of land in Pinnacle Hills, just south of Hunt Tower, has been the planning site for what developers are calling a new urbanism approach, which combines commercial and residential development in a compact area. Also known as the White Barn property, the last is nicknamed after an old white barn that once graced the […]

  • Hogs Superfan Hugging Players Goes Viral

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Video of a special needs Razorback fan getting hugs and high-fives from football players is getting a lot of attention on Facebook. Ginger Sandy and her son Canaan were in Little Rock on Thursday, the day before the big game, and had been lined up behind a fence to greet the team. Coach Brett Bielema was the first to notice Canaan Sandy and stopped to give him a quick hug before continuing on his way. Ginger Sandy […]