By Bryan Painter, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 1, 2015
“People are why we’re here,” said David Andra, who leads the National Weather Service Norman forecast office. “They rightly expect us to do our best each and every day to help them make informed decisions in their daily life and for the safety of their families.”
By Bryan Painter, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015
Bryan Painter: When asked why volunteering continues to be something he desires to do with his time, Roger Gribble said, “Being a part of something constructive is so much better than watching it from the sidelines.”
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and the May 3, 1999 tornado outbreak resulting in more than 40 deaths. He has extensive experience in human interest stories and coverage of victims, striving to stress the importance of the individual behind the numbers.