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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

Good Samaritans work to get seniors vaccinated in SWFL

More people are able to sign up for the vaccine, but seniors are still struggling to get their shot. So people are stepping up...

Fort Myers police officer arrested after domestic incident

A Fort Myers police officer was arrested Tuesday on a battery charge following a domestic disturbance. Zackary Michael Nolen, 23, is on paid administrative leave...
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Publix looks to make sign-up easier on COVID-19 vaccine web portal

We've heard your frustrations: Many of you worried about the allocations of vaccines at Publix wondering why Southwest Florida has so little. We learned there...

Suspect arrested in connection to Jamaica Bay homicide investigation in Lee County

Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect Wednesday in connection to the homicide of an elderly man. According to an LCSO Facebook post, suspect Michael...
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LCSO: ICE officer arrested for exposing himself at high school, parts of Lee County

An officer with Immigration and Customs Enforcement was arrested for exposing himself in the Riverdale High School parking lot, according to Lee County Sheriff's...
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Suspect now faces child abuse charges in death of woman in Fort Myers

Siblings helped solve the murder of their pregnant mother, and her accused killer is behind bars facing additional child abuse charges. Suspect Serge Lefevre Jr....
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Boca Raton Museum of Art offers virtual exhibits for Black History Month

Communities are celebrating Black History Month through powerful art and education that you can experience right from your computer or phone. Boca Raton Museum of...
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Community centerpiece in Dunbar comes back to life through art

A cultural centerpiece in Dunbar is being restored to its former glory. McCollum Hall has a long history as a staple of the community. It...
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2 arrested in Fort Myers prostitution bust

Investigators performed a sting operation where kids play. Feb. 18, Fort Myers Police Department undercover detectives conducted a prostitution bust and arrested suspects Epifano Reyna-Zarate,...
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Black church leaders are leading a task force to get more vaccines in Black...

Black pastors are attempting to solve the disparity in vaccine distribution and get more shots in arms of the people part of their underserved...

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