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.


Lee County announces graduation plans for Class of 2020

The milestone of walking across a stage to accept your high school diploma in front of family and friends may not be in the...

Schools looking at how to celebrate the Class of 2020

High school seniors this year won't get to wear caps and gowns for graduation, but Southwest Florida school districts are trying to figure out...

Family makes plasma donation plea for Naples mother in ICU fighting COVID-19

One Southwest Florida family is searching for a blood plasma donor to help their mother's chance of survival in fighting COVID-19. Jeff Bennett and his...

SWFL animal clinics step up to help community members and their pets

Thousands of people throughout Southwest Florida are out of work. With a lack of money, it might seem impossible to front the bill for...

Woman drives car into Cape Coral home texting and driving, police say

A Cape Coral couple says a woman crashed a car into the side of their home in the middle of the night. When they...

Farmers support SWFL amid regional food insecurity due to pandemic

Thousands of families in Southwest Florida are experiencing food insecurity and need support. As job losses mount, the need is growing. With many retailers...

Long-distance goodbyes: Pandemic brings greater challenges when grieving loss

The loss of a loved one is never easy, and it's particularly difficult right now. In some cases, coronavirus has made saying a proper...

Food banks see high demand for food while volunteer, donation needs increase

On Tuesday, a line of cars lined up all the way around the St. Matthew's House distribution center and down busy Airport-Pulling Road in...

Coronavirus taking toll on mental health

As more people are affected by COVID-19, the need for mental health services is at its highest. A Collier County center said they've seen an...

Church hosts drive-in Easter Sunday service at Collier County fairgrounds

Despite social distancing, churches in Southwest Florida have managed to get people together safely. Destiny Church Naples held a drive-in Easter service Sunday morning at...

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