Dave Bryan Biography
Dave Bryan is an American anchor and reporter who joined the KCAL9 news team in March 1994, and who now covers exclusively political stories.
Dave graduated from the University of Maryland, where he received a B.A. degree in sociology.
He began his career as an investigative reporter in Baltimore, MD. He shared a Columbia-DuPont Award with colleagues for best local investigative reporting after uncovering a heating oil scandal that left both poor people and the government cheated by unscrupulous companies
Later while working at KTTV, he became the lead reporter for the first live gavel-to-gavel trial coverage in southern California, part of the news team which won a Columbia-DuPont award for coverage of the first Rodney King trial in Simi Valley.
Dave Bryan Age
Dave has not revealed his date or year of birth. His age is therefore unknown.Dave Bryan Photo
Dave Bryan Wife
When it comes to matters of his private life, Dave has kept that part out of the limelight. His wife is not known. Actually, it is not clear whether he is married or not.
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Dave joined KCAL9 news team in March 1994. He previously worked at KTTV, Fox TV in Los Angeles.
As a political reporter for the KCAL Prime9 News, his coverage includes national and international stories as well as state capitol coverage from Sacramento and local politics in southern California.
He is the only LA TV reporter who covers exclusively political stories.
Through his career as a journalist, his coverage of world news has taken him to China, where he covered the crackdown on the democracy movement following the government crackdown at Bejing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989.
He also went to Somali where he sent back live reports to stations around the US, as American Marines landed at Mogadishu.
During his two-month assignment there, Dave continued to file live reports, accompanying the US forces as they “liberated” Somalia from famine and violent warlords.
In March 2003, Dave was embedded with a Marine battalion during the opening weeks of the Iraq War, moving through the desert from Kuwait to Baghdad, filing live reports with a videophone.
On arrival at Baghdad, Dave and photographer Dolores Gillham, continued to send back live news updates on developments in Iraq for KCAL9 News and CBS2 News.
In 2005, Dave covered the Hurricane Katrina disaster, filing live reports from New Orleans on the tragic human toll in the weeks after the levees ruptured, and the city was virtually destroyed by massive floodwaters.
Dave Bryan Politics
Dave has covered presidential nominating conventions and campaigns for more than 25 years.
In the 2000 campaign he traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire to cover the nation’s earliest caucus and primary, following the candidates as they moved along the road to the White House.
During the impeachment scandal that nearly brought down President Bill Clinton, Dave was stationed in Washington DC, where he reported live for KCAL9 News each evening on the latest developments.
Dave Bryan Salary
Dave’s salary has not been revealed to the public.