Christian Bryant

Christian Bryant

Christian Bryant


Christian Bryant is co-host of "Scripps News Tonight." Every weeknight, Christian, Chance Seales, and a team of Scripps News reporters take a deep dive into the news of the day. Before joining Scripps News, he studied English at Morehouse College and journalism at the University of Missouri. Christian is a dabbling musician and an apologetic North Carolinian.

Recent Work
Iris, a mother from Honduras, weeps after speaking to reporters about being separated from her six-year-old son.

Reunions Are Elusive For Families Separated At The Southern US Border

Trevon Bosley pictured in St. Sabina Church in Chicago, IL.

'Everyday Shootings': Keeping Chicago's Gun Violence In The Spotlight

Prince performs on stage at the 36th NAACP Image Awards in 2005.

Prince's 'Piano & A Microphone 1983' Is A Rare Posthumous Release

Mourners pray at a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School

How Psychologists Re-establish Normalcy After School Shootings

Martin Luther King Jr. in 1964

2018's Poor People's Campaign Aims To Tackle MLK's Unfinished Business

Junot Díaz accepts an award

Acclaimed Author Junot Diaz Confronts Assault Allegations

Thomas A. Dorsey seen in the 1983 film "Say Amen, Somebody"

How Thomas Dorsey Used The Blues To Become The 'Father Of Gospel'

John "Jabo" Starks during Guitar Center's 28th Annual Drum-Off Finals Event in 2017.

Late Drummer John 'Jabo' Starks Laid A Foundation For Popular Music

Ato Essandoh at the premiere of the Netflix Original Series "Altered Carbon"

Actor Ato Essandoh Takes Us Behind Marvel's 'Wolverine' Podcast

Protesters rally around a statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Memphis, Tennessee in 2005. That statue was removed in 2017.

In Tennessee, Confederate Monuments Are Still A Sore Subject

The 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Is Coachella's 'Radius Clause' Unfairly Hurting Other Music Festivals?

Rev. Jesse Jackson on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2018

For Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King's Death Is Still An Open Wound

James Riley, a former Memphis sanitation worker and pictured in the center, holds an image from the 1968 sanitation strike.

The Man In The Middle Of The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

Students from Tilden Career Community Academy in Chicago, IL, embrace each other during a nationwide school walkout.

For Some Chicago Teens, The Violence In Parkland Is All Too Familiar

High school students from Kenwood Academy in Chicago, Illinois, rally outside their school on March 14, 2018.

On National Walkout Day, Chicago Students Protest Gun Violence At Home

A customer shops for a pistol in Illinois.

Why People Of Color Are Wary Of Arming School Employees

Kindergarten students lie on the floor during a classroom lockdown drill February 18, 2003 in Oahu, Hawaii.

Why Active Shooter Drills Had To Evolve Beyond Lockdowns

Olympic Athletes from Russia figure skaters Evgenia Medvedeva, left, and Alina Zagitova

Here's How The Russians Just Dominated Women's Figure Skating

Tailor Carl Ulysses at the "Captain America: Civil War" Atlanta cast and filmmakers screening in 2016.

How This 'Black Panther' Tailor Helped Craft Wakanda's Seamless Style

Investigators examine wreckage of the February 4, 2018 Amtrak train crash in Cayce, S.C.

A Railway Safety System Exists. So, Why Wasn't It Implemented?

Michael Jackson wears his iconic "Thriller" red jacket, created with reductive design

How Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Jacket Came To Be

Mark Ulriksen's cover, titled "In Creative Battle," for The New Yorker.

How Martin Luther King Jr. Is Resurrected Through Art

Recy Taylor in Washington, D.C., where she was honored at the National Press Club in 2011.

How Recy Taylor's Attack Rallied Civil Rights Activists

North Korean and South Korean officials meet in the truce village of Panmunjom in 2015

One Reason The Koreas Could Play Nice At The Winter Olympics

Firefighters monitor a section of the Thomas Fire

Why Fighting California Wildfires Is Getting Harder

Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager.

Police Officers Are Rarely Convicted In Fatal Shootings

Russian gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova.

How Russia Differs From Others That Competed Under The Olympic Flag

Indonesian porter carries a sack of cement to load on a traditional wooden ship.

Human Auction In Libya Puts Modern Slavery Into Focus

Leonardo DiCaprio in "Inception."

What's The Next 'Inception' Sound For Movie Trailers?

Cast members of "The Lion King"

'Lion King': The Reimagining Of Pride Rock Goes Beyond Beyoncé