Director of Communications and External Relations
Bryan Black joined TABC as the director of the Communications and External Relations Division in 2019. Bryan leads a team that ensures the agency is fully transparent and provides information to the news media, the Legislature, stakeholders and the public. The team develops videos, graphics, articles and social media posts to tell the story of TABC.
Prior to joining the agency, Bryan served as the director of communications at both the Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Agriculture. Black's background includes more than a decade in broadcast journalism. As an anchor and reporter, he worked for network news affiliates, including ABC, CBS and NBC stations. He specialized in investigative and political reporting.
Black has been honored with multiple Emmy Awards and named California Reporter of the Year by the Associated Press Television and Radio Association. Black graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a degree in communications.