Breana Ross

Professional Experience

June 2019- Present: Reporter, WINK News.

Previously interned at the National Basketball Association in New York City, 2018; The Smithsonian Channel in Washington DC, 2017; and WETA, the PBS member station in DC, 2016. Served as a reporter, anchor, and the station manager for UMTV at the University of Miami, 2016-2019.

Awards & Recognition

  • Voted by University of Miami faculty and staff as the Outstanding Senior in Broadcast Journalism in 2019
  • Alpha Epsilon Rho Electronic Media Honors Society
  • 2019 IES Abroad Global Citizen of the Year
  • TEDXUMiami 2019 speaker
  • Recipient of the full tuition Hammond Scholarship to attend the University of Miami

News Philosophy

Tell stories that illuminate the truth, educate minds, inform decisions, and amplify the voices of the voiceless.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

In my spare time, I love reading, being outdoors and teaching youth how to express themselves through poetry with the service organization I founded, Written in My Soul.

Education

Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science, Summa Cum Laude.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

I love the beautiful beaches and the sunsets!

Hometown

Clinton, MD

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State senator proposes bill that would tax water bottling companies

You can see aisles with Nestlé water bottles in stores around the state. But it is where the water is coming from that concerns...
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Naples Women’s March sees over 2,000 in attendance

Women in Southwest Florida stood together strong for women's rights this weekend. They led one among thousands of marches that happened this morning across...
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Cape Coral family finds letter after father’s death, support still needed

A Southwest Florida family of eight, whose father and husband died at the end of last year, found a heartbreaking letter he wrote prior...
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‘No War’ protest against American-Iranian conflict held in Fort Myers

A Southwest Florida man, joined by others, is speaking out against any conflict between the United States and Iran that might be spurred due...
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UPS delivery worker forces his way into a Fort Myers woman’s home

A Fort Myers mother, who WINK News is not identifying, said what should have been a simple delivery drop off turned frightening. The woman...
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New Norton email scam seeks to steal your money and passwords

An email claiming to be from a trusted computer security company has recently been sent out to people in Southwest Florida by crooks, looking...
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Seawall repairman wants help from Cape Coral to do jobs efficiently

With more homes lining canals in Southwest Florida’s largest city, it’s a sign of continued growth in our region. And with that growth comes...
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Lehigh family concerned for kids after home bear encounter

It was a loud noise outside a family’s home in Southwest Florida that let them know they had a visitor early Saturday morning. We’ve reported...
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Cape Coral Police hosts annual K9 dog competition, benefiting K9s United

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo are still months away. But Southwest Florida held its own competition this weekend, with some tail wagging involved. Cape Coral...
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Cape Coral city manager, former police chief accused of wrongdoings

We continue to look into the investigations at the City of Cape Coral. We obtained a letter written to the mayor of the city...

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