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.


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

Likes best about Southwest Florida

I love the beautiful beaches and the sunsets!


Clinton, MD


Search party organized for missing Cape Coral mother

A search party was organized for a missing Cape Coral woman Saturday evening at Faith Presbyterian Church. They got together and handed out flyers,...
The School District of Lee County. Photo via WINK

Lee County school reopening task force discusses new models

After the state’s directive for schools to have campuses open at five days a week for the coming school year, school districts in the...

Report shows SWFL teen attended large event, treated with hydroxychloroquine before COVID-19 death

A new report by Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows the parents of 17-year-old Carsyn Davis gave her hydroxychloroquine at home before going to...

Lee Health calling for more ICU nurses and beds as COVID cases increase

Lee Health officials are looking for more ICU nurses since the number of ICU beds are already limited due to the recent spike in...

Controversy over FMPD arrest video

Video from a recent traffic stop in Fort Myers has caused some controversy on social media. The Fort Myers Police Department referred to it as...

New clue in case of missing Cape Coral woman

Cape Coral Police say one Cape Coral woman could be in danger. Lauren Dumolos' father came all the way from California to help find...

Personal fireworks in higher demand with SWFL July 4 displays canceled

A concern for a county leader ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend is the use of fireworks on beaches. One Collier County...

Police search for missing, endangered woman in Cape Coral

A father is desperate to find his daughter after she was last seen more than a week ago at her Cape Coral apartment. Cape Coral...

DeSantis holds COVID-19 briefing in Pensacola

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference regarding COVID-19 at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola on Sunday afternoon. Desantis plans on leaving the...

Will SWFL beaches shut down again?

Beaches in Naples and throughout Collier County reopened earlier this month after being shut down as part of coronavirus precautions. Saturday's COVID-19 cases topped out...

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