Bryant Reed joined the KDKA news team as a reporter in January 2021.
Bryant covers all sorts of news stories including breaking news, human interest and crime, to enterprise stories you might not hear about every day.
Before joining KDKA, Bryant worked at the beach with WECT, an NBC/Fox affiliate in Wilmington, North Carolina as a Multimedia Journalist shooting, writing and editing his stories. He also filled in to anchor a variety of shows.
While in Southeast North Carolina, Bryant was especially familiar with covering severe weather, like Hurricanes Dorian and Isaias in back-to-back years. Bryant has also been regionally recognized by the RTDNAC in the past for a Special Report based on Black Lives Matter protests.
Bryant has a strong foundation, having family in the news and sports business across the country. While in college at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, he interned with NBC in Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
He is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, but is no stranger to the Pittsburgh area. He has plenty of family here and spent summers and winters in the area and even participated in Pitt basketball camps with Jamie Dixon as the coach.
He is looking forward to telling stories the community has to offer and immersing himself in all Pittsburgh has to offer. You can always find him getting some exercise, with family or trying out one of many local restaurants.
- Joined KDKA: January 2021
- Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Alma Mater: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
- Music: Hip hop or old school R&B
- Movie: The Lion King
- TV Show: The Mandalorian, The Prodigal Son, Tom & Jerry
- Book: I really love Edgar Allen Poe poetry, trying to do better about books so I'll always take recommendations.
- Hobbies: Working out, traveling, shopping and binging sports games
- Sports Teams: Steelers, Lakers, Pens, Stl. Cardinals
- Food: Italian
- Local Restaurant: Does dessert count? Peace, Love and Little Donuts!
- Hidden PA Gem: Harrison Hills Trails
- Sport/Exercise: Football, lifting
- Favorite Pennsylvanian: Tie between Will Smith and Kobe Bryant
- Quote: "The secret of your success, is found in your daily routine" - John C. Maxwell
- Word: Always
- Vacation Spot: Put me wherever the beach is!
- Holiday: Christmas
- Guilty Pleasure: Video Games
- Planet: Krypton
THIS OR THAT
- Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
- Cats or Dogs? Dogs
- Beatles or Rolling Stones? Neither?
- Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy
- Phone Call or Text Message? Text
- Mac or PC? Mac
- Coffee or Tea? Coffee
- Paper or Plastic? Does this mean cash or credit? Cash please!
- Morning Person or Night Person? Morning person
- East Coast or West Coast? East Coast
- Star Trek or Star Wars? Both
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