Brittney Bryant Wiki
Growing up in Memphis, Brittney always had a dream of becoming a meteorologist in her hometown, partly inspired by her stepdad, Brian Teigland, who was also a meteorologist in the area.
Brittney Bryant Biography
Following her passion, she graduated from Ridgeway High School in 2007 and pursued a bachelor’s degree in communications and information with a focus in broadcast news at the University of Tennessee, completing her studies in 2011.
During her time at UT, Brittney further honed her writing and reporting skills for broadcast, print, and digital news and even hosted a soul and blues radio show called “Soul Power” on WUTK-FM.
With a desire to expand her expertise in meteorology, Brittney went on to earn a master’s degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University in May 2014.
During her time at MSU, she gained valuable teaching experience as an instructor for the Beginning TV Production class and published a paper with her peers on viewers’ perception of colors on weather maps.
She also took part in a storm chasing class, where she learned to forecast tornadoes while in the field, tracking an EF-3 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma, and an EF-4 tornado in Bennington, Kansas.
Brittney started her career at WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she reported on Tropical Storm Arthur and Tropical Storm Ana, gaining expertise in forecasting for winter and severe storms.
Her journey came full circle when she joined WMC Action News 5, a station she grew up watching, fulfilling her dream of being a meteorologist in her beloved hometown.
When not busy with her meteorology work, Brittney enjoys her hobbies, including attending live music events, cheering on the Memphis Grizzlies, and traveling. She also finds joy in cooking and trying out new recipes during her free time.
You can catch meteorologist Brittney Bryan on WMC Action News 5 on weekday mornings from 4:30 to 7 a.m.