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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 Vox Media's SB Nation in a variety of roles for several years.

Bryan graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and a degree in electronic media production.

When he's not at work, Bryan is spending time with his dog, Thor, and taking photos or cooking.

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Recent Articles

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The Governor Who Couldn’t Vote: Why History Forgot Oregon’s 1st Female Head Of State

America’s first female governor served in Oregon three years before women in the state gained the right to vote. But history has largely forgotten her. That wasn’t an accident.

Environment | News | local

A Freeze Settles In Over NW Oregon, But More Snow Is Coming

Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington woke to icy but mostly clear conditions Sunday morning — but more winter weather is moving in, fast.

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OPB's Best Photos Of 2018

What are the images that define 2018 in for the Northwest? We look back at some of OPB's best photos of the past year.

local | NW Life | History | Oregon History

The Oregon Town Where Money Grows On Trees And Wood Is As Good As Cash

In 1933, with its only bank closed and the country in the midst of the Great Depression, the Oregon shipbuilding and timber city of North Bend turned to a local resource to keep its economy afloat.

Arts | Entertainment | Music | NW Life | local

The Hip-Hop Melting Pot Comes To Portland

What is hip-hop? Saturday night Portland got a crash course in the various styles, sounds and experiences that define this ever-expanding genre.

Arts | Music | NW Life | local

Erykah Badu Brings The Soul To Portland

The legendary musician brought the funk to her sould-out (pun intended) performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Wednesday.

Environment | News | local

Warmer Temps On The Way For Portland Area After A Slick Start To Monday

Though Monday starts out below freezing, the National Weather Service forecast for the day calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 30s.

Arts | Communities | NW Life | local

'Think Out Loud' Celebrates 10 Years On-Air

In front of a packed house, OPB's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud," kicked off its series of events celebrating the show's 10-year-anniversary at Portland's Alberta Rose Theatre Thursday night.

local | News | Nation | Business | Economy

Breaking Down The Regulatory Differences Among West Coast Cannabis Markets

With California joining the growing list of states with legalized recreational cannabis in 2018, let's break down the differences in how West Coast states regulate their industries.

local | News | Business

Demystifying Cannabis Concentrates

If you're new to the recreational cannabis game, you may be overwhelmed by the idea of extracts and concentrates. Here's a guide to make sense of the different terms and products available.

local | Animals | NW Life

Goat Yoga's Rise From Oregon Experiment To Internet Sensation

After Goat Yoga rose to internet fame, its Oregon founder has tried to turn the viral sensation into a sustainable business.

local | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

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

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

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

local | News | Health

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

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

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.

local | Education | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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Portlanders Gather In A Show Of Solidarity With Charlottesville

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.