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Miles Bryan

Miles Bryan

Midday News Producer

Miles Bryan is WBEZ’s Midday News Producer. He joined the station in 2016 after working as a reporter and host at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming. His reporting has been featured on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Marketplace, and other outlets.

Miles has a B.A. from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where he got his start in broadcast volunteering at KBOO community radio. He now lives in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.

Recent Stories

WBEZ Updates

Spotify, Netflix Sue Chicago Over 'Cloud Tax'

That’s a 9 percent tax applied to any business that relies on digital streaming.


Cook County State's Attorney Backs Bail Reform Measures

In a statement, State's Attorney Kim Foxx said detaining people who have not yet been convicted simply because they are poor is unjust.

WBEZ Updates

Amazon Unveils Romeoville Distribution Center

The online retailer says it will employ more than eight thousand people in Illinois by late 2018.

WBEZ Updates

Former Cook County Jail Guard Sues for Allegedly Being Denied Medical Leave

The Sheriff’s Office says “FMLA Leave” is suspiciously popular on holidays, and during big sporting events.

WBEZ Updates

Chicago Police Officer Shoots Man Who Allegedly Drove Into Him

A Chicago police officer shot a man on the city’s West Side on Wednesday after the man allegedly ran the officer down with his car.

WBEZ Updates

Police, City Leaders Gather To Honor Officers Killed In Line Of Duty

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Union President Kevin Graham were in attendance.

Every Other Hour

The Disputed Shot: How One Bullet Changed Two Families

One bullet. A paralyzed teen. No jail time. How carrying an illegal gun turned a robbery into a tragedy.


Recap Of Suburban Election Results

From property tax hikes to a mayoral race where Donald Trump became a huge issue, WBEZ looks at the results of Tuesday's suburban elections.


Will Bolingbrook Mayor Pay Political Price For Backing Trump?

Tuesday's election could signal whether political candidates running for local offices will encounter fallout for backing Donald Trump.


Chicago Police Not Yet Identifying Suspects In Livestreamed Gang Rape Case

Chicago Police have yet to identify any suspects in the case of a teenage girl who was raped by a group of males while they broadcast live on Facebook. WBEZ’s Miles Bryan reports.


A Suburb Weighs The Cost Of Industrialization

In south suburban Crete, a plan to build a rail-yard facility could bring middle-class jobs, and also change the quiet landscape.


Illinois Lawmakers Look To Reduce Court Fees

Court fees are approved in Springfield and have grown dramatically in recent years.


10 Prospective UIC Students Ineligible To Enroll Due To Travel Ban

The head of the Department of Civil Engineering at UIC said 10 of the roughly 20 students that were accepted for a P.h.D. are from Iran.


Chicago Murder Suspect Apprehended In Georgia

The Illinois Department of Corrections announced that murder suspect Garrett Glover is in custody.


Study: Black And Latino Drivers More Likely To Be Searched At Traffic Stop

The study looked at 55 million traffic stops in six states.


Blame Game Over Release Of Illinois Inmate Charged With Murder

The Cook County Sheriff and Illinois Department of Corrections are fighting over the accidental release of an inmate charged with murder.


Professor Says Department Will Still Consider Students Affected By Travel Ban

An academic department that relies on students from Iran said it still plans to consider those students for admittance next semester.


A Look At Facebook Live And Chicago Violence

At least three shooting incidents in Chicago over the last year have been captured on live video stream.


Chicagoans Mourn Two Children Killed By Gunfire

Chicagoans are mourning the deaths 11-year-old Takiya Holmes and two-year-old Lavontay White.


Competition Among Warehouse Employers Called A 'Wage War'

Anne Edmunds with the staffing agency ManpowerGroup said growth and a tightening market has led to a “wage war” among warehouse employers.

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