Ellen Bryan joined the NBC 5 news team in April of 2014. You can see her reporting for NBC 5 Today from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Ellen worked at ABC 36 in Lexington, KY, as an anchor and reporter before moving to Texas.
During her time there, she covered events ranging from the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate at Centre College to the University of Kentucky’s NCAA 2014 Tournament run.
Before starting her journalism career, Ellen was Miss Ohio 2011. She competed for Miss America 2012 and was named a Quality of Life Finalist for her work promoting lightning safety. She also was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Medal Award after riding a bicycle 850 miles to raise money for children’s hospitals.
She's a 2011 Ball State University graduate and former co-host of the Emmy award-winning show "Connections Live" on WIPB-TV.
After growing up in Ohio and Indiana, Ellen is thrilled to now be covering the news in North Texas.