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

Old Bryan Co. Elementary School building converted into senior center

  City of Pembroke receives grant to restore sewer system

  SCCPSS teachers return to the classroom Monday

  93-year-old activist visits Brunswick to promote children’s book

Dozens rally at Forsyth Park in solidarity with Irwin Detention Center victims

  Temporary fire station coming to South Bryan County

  Richmond Hill residents believe Hwy 144 construction causing internet, phone outages

  Evans County school leaders pick board of directors for career academy

  Evans Memorial Hospital receives much-needed facelift

  Update given on $80 million construction project for Exit 3 on I-95 in Hardeeville

  Peaceful protest and march held in Baxley calling for justice for Kelsey Rayner

  Woman displaced after fire at Richmond Hill apartment complex

  Richmond Hill rattlesnake encounters leave residents rattled

  Construction worker recovering after crash on I-95

  Evans Co. school officials make changes following COVID-19 cases in district

  Tattnall County school district leaders respond to first COVID-19 cases in the district

  Daycare services being offered to Bryan Co. School District employees

  Groundbreaking ceremony for new Boles Park in Richmond Hill

  Tattnall, Evans Co. students return to class

  Tattnall Co. community mourning death of retired EMT who passed away due to COVID-19

  September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

  Labor Day brings big boost for Savannah businesses

  Visitors spend Labor Day weekend in Hostess City

  Port Wentworth’s Mary Jackson celebrates her 105th birthday

  Evans Co. School District holds drive-through open house ahead of first day

  Evans Memorial Hospital sees 17 percent COVID-19 positivity test rate

  Richmond Hill non-profit heading to Louisiana to help hurricane victims

  Bryan Co. School District gives students hardship appeal option

Richmond Hill High School principal puts a COVID-19 spin on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ theme

  Bryan Co. School District releases COVID-19 numbers