Brea Hollingsworth

Professional Experience

2018 to Present: Video Journalist, WINK News; Previously worked at CBS News in New York City; WCTV in Tallahassee; and WTVT in Tampa.

Awards & Recognition

In 2017 I earned the Ratio Television Digital News Association Ed Bradley Scholarship, an award named after journalist Ed Bradley.

News Philosophy

Everyone has a story. Find it, tell it as truthfully as possible and leave people feeling like they have learned something from it.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Writing! When I’m not writing news scripts I’m writing short stories, poetry and always journaling. I also play golf and am excited to play on Southwest Florida’s many golf courses.


Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism from Florida A&M University

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The people.


St. Petersburg, Fla.


South Cape Diner sells essential products to customers at curbside pickup

A Southwest Florida restaurant in Lee County is showing community members we are all #GulfshoreStrong. South Cape Diner in Cape Coral is one of the...

Woman deals with restrictive visits with mom at Port Charlotte senior home

A woman in Charlotte County says her mother at a senior home thinks that she's being punished for something because she's not allowed to...

Duval Street restaurant shows appreciation for first responders with a free meal

The COVID-19 pandemic is not getting in the way of Cape Coral celebrating its firefighters. Thursday they are having an appreciation day—thanks to Duval Street...

Lee schools deliver healthy meals for kids to bus stops

Lee County schools started delivering food at bus stops Monday and there have already seen a number of kids taking part. Each bag has a...

Southwest Florida schools see successful start to e-learning

Learning from home is the soon-to-be new normal for families during the coronavirus pandemic. Teachers are working with students through video chat to keep the...

Charlotte County couple perform music for neighbors during quarantine

A couple in Charlotte County looked to brighten up their neighbors' days. They're used to playing for crowds but not at home, which is...

Fact or fiction? Charlotte County busting COVID-19 myths, stopping rumors

What's fact and what's fiction? Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading online; anything from homemade cures to non-existent lockdowns. We asked you, our viewers, for some of...

What goes into teaching kids virtually? Lee County school district answers that question

On Wednesday, Lee County opened up a virtual town hall for families so they can find out what to expect for their kids' education. With...

Parents grateful for student meals given out by Lee County school district

Even though schools aren't in session, Lee County wants to make sure students don't go hungry. Parents and students picked up meals thanks to...

Participants connect online for National Kidney Foundation walk in SWFL

Lakes Regional Park in south Fort Myers was supposed to be packed with people for a walk to support the National Kidney Foundation of...

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