Ellen Bryan joined the WUSA 9 team in April of 2016 as a multimedia journalist.

Ellen comes to Washington, D.C. from Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas, where she was a reporter for NBC 5.

In Texas, Ellen covered the Ebola crisis that hit Dallas in 2014. She spent the following year in rain boots reporting on the wettest year on record for North Texas. Her weather coverage also included several devastating tornados, like the December 26, 2015 deadly tornado in Garland.

Before Texas, Ellen was an anchor and reporter at ABC 36 in Lexington, Kentucky, where she met Kentucky Derby winning horses and followed UK’s Basketball team on its NCAA Championship run. In 2012, Ellen competed at Miss America representing the Buckeye State as Miss Ohio.

Ellen grew up in a small town close to the Ohio/Indiana border and considers both her home state. She’s a Ball State University graduate and co-hosted the Emmy award winning show Connections Live on WIPB.

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