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
  • Rogers Family Reacts To FDA Calling Poppy Seed Wash “New Drug”

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A couple from Rogers who lost their son to a morphine intoxication caused by drinking a tea made with unwashed poppy seeds are praising a recent decision by the Food and Drug Administration to call poppy wash “a drug.” In a letter to a website that sells poppy seed wash, the FDA called out the company for misrepresenting its product’s health benefits, even going as far to say “Your PoppySeed Wash product is not generally recognized as […]

  • Rogers City Council Approves Rezoning To Build Apartments

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The Rogers City Council voted to approve the rezoning of about 20 acres in west Rogers from agriculture to multi-family residential. The vote was unanimous during a meeting Tuesday (Aug. 14). A developer has presented plans to build an apartment complex on the land located along Dodson Road, next to the newly built Arvest Bank data center. Neighbors who live around the property weren’t entirely on board with the plans to add traffic to what some call […]

  • Fayetteville Inks Contract With New Superintendent Colbert

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Fayetteville School Board approved a new three-year contract with Dr. John L Colbert during a special meeting Monday (Aug. 13). Colbert took the reins as superintendent on June 21 after the board fired Dr. Matthew Wendt for violating district policy. He had been serving as acting superintendent since April 6. The new deal between Colbert and Fayetteville Public Schools will run through June 30, 2021 with a base salary of $215,000. The contract also includes a one-time […]

  • Fayetteville Approves Contract For Bike Sharing Program

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A new bike sharing service will roll out in Fayetteville to give people an easier and more convenient way to get around. The council approved the contract with VeoRide, Inc. during a regular city council meeting Tuesday (Aug. 7). Both the city of Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas have partnered to develop the bike sharing program that will roll out over the next few months. According to the contract, VeoRide will implement the bicycles in three […]

  • Rezoning Proposal In Rogers Has Neighboring Residents Upset

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Residents in West Rogers are upset over a proposal to rezone a neighboring plot of land to build an apartment complex along Dodson Road. During a planning commission meeting Tuesday (Aug. 7), commissioners approved rezoning the 20 acres from agriculture to residential multi-family. City councilors are expected to take up the matter at their meeting next Tuesday (Aug. 14). Rita Smith, who lives behind where the complex could be built, along with a few neighbors, showed up to the meeting […]

  • Rogers Architect Wins NASA Competition Challenge

    ROGERS (KFSM) — An architect from Rogers, along with two other teammates, have won a NASA competition to design detailed digital housing structures for Mars. Trey Lane, a self-described space enthusiast, combined his skills as an architect with his love of space when he entered the contest. He shortly thereafter created Team Zopherus. For the next few months, the team worked to create digital representations of the physical and functional characteristics of a house on Mars. The Team Zopherus design beat out […]

  • School Safety Recommendations Topic Of Educators Demand Action Meeting

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — School safety was the top priority at a meeting held Tuesday night  by Educators Demand Action. The meeting was held at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville to discuss school safety and what more should be done to keep students safe in school. The meeting also covered the possible implementation of recommendations made by the governor’s Arkansas School Safety Commission. Fayetteville School Board members sat before a room of about two dozen people and detailed how […]

  • UAPD Patrols Problem Homeless Camp By Building Relationships

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — University of Arkansas Police officers have worked to deter crime in one of Fayetteville’s largest homeless camps by building relationships with its many residents. The nearly 60 acres of university property near 19th Street and South School Avenue  has long been an area known for higher-than-usual crime, ranging from drug use and assaults to an occasional homicide. UAPD has sought to get a better handle on the area’s safety. To do that, every few days a group […]

  • Rogers Voters To Decide Bond Issue During Special Election

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Voters in Rogers will be asked whether to renew a 1-percent sales tax during a special election Tuesday, August 14. If approved, $299.5 million in bonds would be released to the city to be spent on city parks, street improvements, as well as police and fire upgrades. Each of the four areas receiving funding will be a separate question on the ballot. A fifth question will ask voters if they want to refund bonds that were approved […]

  • Benton County Jail To End Free In-Person Visits

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Benton County Jail has announced that in-person visits between inmates and their family and friends will end this fall. In its place is a remote video visitation system that is expected to launch in September. The system, much like Skype or FaceTime, will allow visitors to remotely video chat with detainees using a home computer or laptop through the SmartJailMail website. Sgt. Shannon Jenkins, with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, called the change “safer” and “more […]

  • What To Know After Popular Blood Pressure Medication Valsartan Recalled

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A popular blood pressure medication used by millions of patients has been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over concerns the drug contains a chemical that poses a cancer risk. Valsartan was recalled by the FDA on Friday (July 13), a move 22 other countries have made in the last few weeks. Valsartan is off patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines, but not all medicines containing the ingredient are involved. […]

  • Thousands Of Dollars In Damage After Storms Rip Through Turfgrass Research Field

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Thunderstorms that moved through the area Monday (July 16) producing heavy rain and wind left extensive damage to a turfgrass research field at the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Bent steel and jumbled plastic are all that’s left of two of four turfgrass research structures, also called hoop houses. They look similar to a greenhouse, and are used to limit water supply to study samples of turfgrass being researched by students and professors of the University of […]