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Digital Producer

Bryan M. Vance

Bryan M. Vance is a daily digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Previously, Bryan was a digital producer for the Greenville News in South Carolina and the Asheville Citizen-Times in North Carolina. He also worked with SB Nation in a variety of roles.

Bryan graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an associate's degree in electronic media production.

When he's not at work, Bryan is spending time with his dog, Thor, and sharing way too many photos of him.

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Recent Articles

News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

I-84 To Remain Closed For Another Week Due To Eagle Creek Fire

OPB | Sept. 10, 2017 8:27 a.m. | Portland

The Eagle Creek Fire remains the nation's top firefighting priority and is burning more than 33,000 acres in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Burning 32K Acres, Multnomah Falls Spared

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 5:57 a.m. | Portland

The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.

News | local | Health

Air Quality Warning In Effect For NW Oregon, SW Washington Tuesday

OPB | Sept. 5, 2017 6:45 a.m.

With wildfire smoke in the air around Oregon, the state Department of Environmental Quality and public health officials are urging residents to take precautions.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Jumps Columbia River Gorge Overnight

OPB | Sept. 4, 2017 6:09 p.m. | Portland

Fire officials confirmed Tuesday morning that the growing Eagle Creek Fire jumped the Columbia River Gorge. Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River remains closed.

News | local | Education | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Heat, Wildfires Prompt Many School Districts In The Gorge To Alter Plans

OPB | Sept. 4, 2017 3:55 p.m. | Portland

With temperatures soaring and wildfires blazing along the Columbia River Gorge, many area districts announced closures or early dismissals on Tuesday.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Hikers Caught Between Columbia Gorge Wildfires Rescued

OPB | Sept. 2, 2017 5:26 p.m.

The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.

News | local | NW Life | OPB's Coverage Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Oregon Eclipse Forecast: Clouds On The Coast, But Clear Skies Elsewhere

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Portland

Mostly clear skies are in the forecast across Oregon Monday morning for the total solar eclipse event. But cloud cover on the coast could be an issue.

News | local | Nation | Politics

Portlanders Gather In A Show Of Solidarity With Charlottesville

OPB | Aug. 13, 2017 7:26 p.m. | Portland, ORegon

A few hundred people gathered at the steps of Portland City Hall Sunday evening for a vigil and rally in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Environment | News | local

Rain At Last: Portland’s 57-Day Dry Spell Ends In A Drizzle

OPB | Aug. 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Portland

After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.

Arts | Music | Entertainment | local | NW Life

Pickathon 2017, Saturday: Scenes From The Woods

opbmusic | Aug. 6, 2017 7:49 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

The temperatures may have dipped ever so slightly Saturday, but the fire that is the Pickathon lineup didn't let up. See photos and reviews from Saturday's shows.

Pickathon 2017, Friday: Scenes From The Woods

opbmusic | Aug. 5, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

Pickathon artists and fans took on the Northwest heatwave with a jam-packed day of shows. See photos and reviews of Deer Tick, Charles Bradley, Big Thief, the Last Artful, Dodgr and more.

Entertainment | NW Life | Arts | Family | Music | local

Where To See Fourth Of July Fireworks In The Northwest

OPB | June 29, 2017 12:07 p.m. | Portland

Here are some of the Northwest’s top Fourth of July celebrations, offering everything from Main Street parades to glittering fireworks displays.

Photos: Portland Celebrates Pride

OPB | June 19, 2017 11:09 a.m.

Thousands of people flocked to downtown Portland Sunday for the city's annual Pride Parade. OPB was there to capture the scene.

Music | News | local | Nation

Supreme Court Sides With Portland Band The Slants In Trademark Dispute

OPB | June 19, 2017 7:19 a.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Asian-American band from Portland, The Slants, in a trademark dispute with the federal Patent and Trademark Office. The ruling ends an eight-year legal battle. 

News | Politics

Northwest Politicians Respond To Congressional Shooting In Virginia

OPB | June 14, 2017 9:15 a.m.

Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon’s only Republican member of Congress, tells OPB he was not at the scene of the shooting Wednesday morning and is safe.

News | local | Nation

Man Confirms Officers Asked For Help Arresting Portland Protester

OPB | June 8, 2017 2:10 p.m. | Portland

OPB spoke with one of the two militia members involved in the arrest of a private citizen Sunday at a pro-Trump free speech rally in Portland.

News | Nation | Politics

Watch Live: James Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

OPB | June 8, 2017 6 a.m. | Washington

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his conversations with President Donald Trump and the FBI's investigation of possible Trump campaign connections to Russia.

News | local

Portland June 10 March Against Sharia Canceled

OPB | May 31, 2017 8:46 a.m. | Portland

In a post on the Portland March Against Sharia Facebook event page, organizer Scott Ryan Presler said he has decided to cancel the Portland event after what he said was a "blatant attempt to suppress freedom of discourse" by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.

News | local

Man Arrested After 10-Hour Manhunt In Portland Released From Jail

OPB | May 30, 2017 7:13 a.m. | Portland

Portland police have released a 51-year-old man who led officers on a 10-hour manhunt through the city's Laurelhurst neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

News | local

Search For Armed Man In Laurelhurst Ends With 1 In Custody

OPB | May 28, 2017 9:49 a.m.

Police took in a man matching the suspect's description at a nearby location Sunday evening.