Bryan grew up in Rocky Mount NC and then moved to Wilmington in 1993 to attend UNCW. After graduating with a degree in marketing in 1997, Bryan started working at WHQR in the Development Department. He worked on the on-air pledge drives, Underwriting Sales, volunteer management, and “other duties as assigned.”
After working as an Account Executive at WECT, Bryan moved to Charlotte NC in 2000 to work at WFAE, the local NPR news station, as a membership associate. There he managed pledge drives, worked with donors and volunteers, maintained the monthly e-newsletter, etc. In 2009 Bryan was promoted to become Marketing Director at WFAE. In that position he managed all of the stations marketing, advertising, promotions, special events and continued to play a role in WFAE’s pledge drives.
In 2017 Bryan moved back to the Wilmington area. Something he wanted to do for several years. Another dream was realized several months later when Bryan rejoined the staff at WHQR. His new position is Broadcast and Digital Marketing Producer.
Bryan enjoys public radio, playing guitar, fishing, sports, cooking, and spending time with family, friends and his dogs Carly and Luna.