Briana Collier

Briana Collier

Anchor/Reporter

Briana Collier joined the WTOC news team in February of 2019 as the team's Weekend anchor/reporter. She brings her talents all the way from the windy city of Chicago to sunny Savannah, Georgia.

Prior to joining WTOC, Briana was a multimedia journalist and fill in anchor at WHBF, the CBS/FOX duopoly in the Quad Cities, covering news on both sides of the Mississippi River in Illinois and parts of Iowa.

Briana played a crucial role during her time at WHBF from producing almost every newscast from the two our CBS/FOX morning show to producing and anchoring three newscasts on weekends, as well as reporting on several big stories including the first female governor of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, the opioid epidemic, as well curbing juvenile crime in the Quad Cities. During her time in the Quad Cities Briana had the luxury of volunteering for several local organizations including the Boys and Girls club, Junior Achievement, as well as becoming the assistant girls basketball coach for an area high school team.

Prior to diving into her career Briana was a first generation college graduate from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale (Go Salukis), earning her bachelors degree in Radio-TV and digital media with a minor in speech communications. Briana began her career in radio at iHeartmedia in Chicago as a promotions assistant for hit radio stations including WGCI, V103, BIG955 and Inspiration 1390. She had the pleasure of working alongside world renowned and talented radio personalities including the legendary Herb Kent and Doug Banks.

You can catch Briana reporting three days a week and anchoring the weekend newscasts on WTOC on Saturdays at 6pm, 7pm and 11pm and Sunday’s at 6:30pm and 11pm.

Briana is excited to trade in her boots and coats for short sleeves and get to know the people of the Coastal Empire and South Carolina Low Country areas. Briana is a BIG foodie and loves suggestions on great places to eat, especially seafood! When Briana is not out in the field or behind the desk you can catch her hooping in local pick up basketball games, trying new wines or shopping! She is also a big wine, jewelry, shoe and purse connoisseur. Any suggestions on anything she would greatly appreciate!

If you have any story ideas, questions, see her dimples out and about, or have restaurant or wine suggestions don’t hesitate to stop her and say hello! You can also follow her on all social media outlets. Facebook: @brianacolliertv Twitter: @bri__tv and Instagram: @bri_tv , or shoot her an email at bcollier@wtoc.com.


Recent Articles by Briana

  Online petition started to support Tattnall Co. High coach

  First day of mask mandate in City of Savannah

  Graduation ceremony at Savannah Civic Center canceled for Bryan County High seniors

  Evans Memorial Hospital welcomes new CEO

  Richmond Hill Fire Dept. gives heat safety tips

  Springfield girl makes wooden flags for law enforcement

  Bethesda Academy holds in-person graduation ceremony for class of 2020

  Richmond Hill pastor discusses hate crime bill awaiting governor’s signature

Someone tried to hack into Richmond Hill city employee computers

  Group looking to create a community task force in Richmond Hill

  Reidsville seeing spread in COVID-19 cases

  Parents look for other activities after Reidsville cancels softball season

  Bluffton holds sixth annual Juneteenth celebration

  Items stolen from Richmond Hill family’s garage

  Evans Co. school superintendent looking to bring students, faculty back safely

  Bryan County EMS prepared for hurricane season amid pandemic

  Crews start installing drainage pipes as part of Hwy 144/I-95 roundabout project

  Richmond Hill leaders to discuss potential flooding solutions

  Food drive in Richmond Hill also helps local restaurants

  Playground improvements nearly complete at J.F. Gregory Park

  Helping black-owned businesses amidst nationwide protests

National Guard cleans and sanitizes Chatham County Courthouse

  Bryan County sheriff candidate Mike Maxwell

  Bryan County NAACP chapter president discusses fight for racial equality

  Bryan County sheriff candidate Al Hagan

  Savannah hotel occupancy takes a dip during pandemic

  Red Gate Farms making adjustments to keep people safe, happy on wedding days

  Richmond Hill teacher paralyzed in accident on inflatable waterslide

  Richmond Hill mayor pleased with community following COVID-19 guidelines

  Richmond Hill senior living facility builds visiting booth for residents