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.


2 downtown Fort Myers businesses hit with counterfeit money

Counterfeit cash has made its way into a couple Southwest Florida businesses recently. Bahia Bowls in downtown Fort Myers is one of them. Surveillance video...

Detectives capsize suspect’s plan to sell stolen kayaks

A man’s plan to sell kayaks he's accused of stealing was capsized by the Cape Coral Police Department. On June 1, the victim reported that...

3 crooks accused of burglarizing business’ 3 SWFL locations

Investigators are searching for three suspected burglars all caught on camera taking cash from three business locations across Southwest Florida. The suspects hit three Florida...
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Group in Cape Coral working to enforce water restrictions

One group is making sure that people aren't adding to Cape Coral's shrinking water problem. They do their best to enforce the restrictions. Dave Foley...

Cape Coral looks to attract business, high-paying jobs to the city

Expansion and diversification are both part of a Southwest Florida city's plan to bring high-paying jobs to the region. Cape Coral wants people who live...

Cape Coral’s Cultural Park Theater no longer a trash drop-off site

Residents in Cape Coral continue to dump their trash at the city's Cultural Park Theater, but it's not supposed to be used as a...

Waste Pro says it’s getting back on track with collection

During the month of April, the City of Cape Coral received more than 2,000 complaints about missed garbage pick-ups, totaling over $700,000. In May, the...

Two developments planned for downtown Cape Coral area

Two new developments are now in the planning stages for downtown Cape Coral. An empty lot on Bimini Basin will turn into a $50 million...

Cape Coral considering consequences if homeowners don’t follow watering schedule

Southwest Florida's largest city is considering consequences for homeowners if too much water is used up, as the city faces a need to conserve...
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Cape Coral looking into “bubble curtains” to stop blue-green algae

The City of Cape Coral is working to get ahead of the water crisis. The city is looking into adding "bubble curtains" to stop...

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