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

  Vietnam Veterans Memorial mobile unit to stop in Richmond Hill

Savannah police safely locate missing 74-year-old man

  2 new council members in Richmond Hill, runoff for third seat

  Bryan County Emergency Services awarded grant from FEMA

  Low turnout for early voting in Richmond Hill

  Richmond Hill Police installing speed detection devices

  Residents, city leaders want changes to Hwy 17 intersection in Richmond Hill

  South Bryan County drivers impacted by roundabout roadwork

  Savannah non-profit receives donation to help families facing homelessness

  SCAD film festival brings huge economic impact to Savannah area

  Savannah State University celebrates homecoming

Bryan County school board to decide on name for new elementary school

  Identities released of 3 soldiers killed in training accident at Fort Stewart

  Rainy seafood festival hurts pockets of Bryan Co. non-profits

  ALDI officially opens in Pooler

Richmond Hill city council candidate forum set for Thursday

  End of lifeguard season at Tybee Island

Early voting underway in Richmond Hill

Early voting starts Monday in Ga., S.C.

  Fire destroys apartment building at River Walk Apartments in Georgetown

  Richmond Hill Police pleading with citizens to lock car doors after rash of thefts

  Richmond Hill voters to decide on tax options in November

  Car break-ins and home burglaries becoming problem in Effingham County

  Bryan County fire crews conducting fire hydrant testing

  Old Bryan County elementary school being turned into senior apartment complex

  Bryan County installs life jacket loaner stations at every boat ramp

  Richmond Hill Fire Department receives $650,000 FEMA grant

  Operation Vanilla Gorilla has ties to Richmond Hill

  Meeting held in Savannah to discuss University System of Georgia’s strategic plan

  Many Georgia counties waiting for hurricane reimbursement funds