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.


Woman finds giant pile of abandoned mail in Cape Coral

A woman says she found a giant pile of mail abandoned in two Cape Coral parks, including government checks. When Sam Yaffey rides her bike...

SWFL church responds to Louisiana community after hurricane

Large damage remains in small communities after a hurricane ripped through. Volunteers with Grace Church in Southwest Florida were in Luling, Louisiana Thursday helping neighbors...

Cape Coral sees high demand for apartments, rise in development

Plenty of apartment buildings are in the works in Cape Coral, with more than 1,000 units for families to move into. There is a demand...

Cape Coral police investigating deadly shooting, one man detained

A shooting at a Cape Coral home on Monday left one person dead. Cape Coral police say someone has been detained but they are not...
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Teens accused of threatening SWFL school face judge

The two teens accused of plotting a school shooting in Lee County appeared in front of a judge Sunday morning after they were taken...
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Grace Church asking for last-minute items before they head to Louisiana to help with...

Grace Church is making one last ditch effort to collect supplies to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. The Cape Coral church is...

2 accused of stealing women’s wallets at a Cape Coral Target

Police say multiple people were stolen from while shopping at a Target in Cape Coral recently. Cape Coral Police Department and Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers...
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Cape Coral’s Grace Church collecting donations for those impacted by Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida left a great deal of destruction and claimed lives in its path. Now, an organization in Southwest Florida is collecting donations to...

Dashcam video shows Cape Coral police officer not at fault for dog’s death

A dog was hit and killed by a school bus while children were on board and witnesses blamed a Cape Coral police officer. But the...

Lee County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy dies of COVID-19

A Lee County Sheriff's Office corrections deputy has died in the line of duty from complications of COVID-19, according to Sheriff Carmine Marceno. Marceno said...

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