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.

New security device at FSW. (Credit: WINK News)video

FSW enhances security systems to keep students, faculty safe

Florida SouthWestern State College outlined the steps it will take to make sure students stay safe while they are at the campus on Monday. One...
Lucky's Market breaks ground in Cape Coral. (Credit: WINK News)video

Lucky’s Market in Cape Coral breaks ground after series of delays

A Cape Coral eyesore at Veterans and Santa Barbara, will soon see change with the groundbreaking of a new, highly anticipated grocery store. Finally, there...

SWFL organizations stock 6,000 pounds of medical supplies for Bahamas relief effort

The devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas continues to be a daily reality for Bahamians. In the aftermath, immediate medical attention and ...

Red Sox minor leaguers trade baseballs for sweet potatoes, all for a good cause

Taking a break from baseball to team up for a good cause. It's nothing but a bit of friendly competition for Brock Bell and his...

Several dead fish turn up in lake at Lakes Park

Several dead fish have turned up in the lake at Lakes Park. The smell isn't pleasing and it's a little gross, but many of...

Protecting our shores from potential damage of rising sea waters

A popular topic for the City of Naples is how the rising sea levels could affect popular areas like 5th Avenue. Researchers at Florida Gulf...

City of Cape Coral wants your input on new parks

What does your vision of "park paradise" look like? Playgrounds, swings, nature trails? With endless possibilities and several new parks coming to Cape Coral, now...

Gas could increase by 20 cents in SWFL after attack on oil field

Drone attacks at a key oil field in the Middle East are prompting concerns that gas prices could soon be going up in Southwest...

Behavioral examinations will be used to decide if Adam Soules can stand trial

No decision was made today, but the behavioral examinations presented is what will ultimately be used to decide whether or not Adam Soules is...

It’s 5 o’clock on Fort Myers Beach: New Margaritaville Resort gets the green light

In just a few months, Fort Myers Beach will never look the same again. What is now a mostly vacant lot will soon transform into...

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