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Pennsylvania Outdoor Life producer Brian Hollingshead joined the WNEP-TV family in 2000 right after graduation from college. He graduated from Kutztown University with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications.

While at Kutztown, Brian interned with WNEP and was assigned to work with Pennsylvania Outdoor Life. He immediately fell in love with the show and, through his appreciation of the outdoors, decided that working on the show is what he wanted to do.

Brian spent two years in the news department as a photographer until the fall of 2002 when the position he dreamed for opened. Since then Brian has been the guy behind the camera on everything from deer hunts, bass fishing trips, along with a variety of other outdoor activities.

When Brian is not enjoying the outdoors while on the clock, you can pretty much bet that he'll be enjoying them with his friends and family. He is and avid hunter and fisherman to which he thanks his grandfather and father for instilling in him. He is a member of the Trevorton East End Rod and Gun Club located in Weikert, Pennsylvania.

Brian was raised in Shamokin, Northumberland County and graduated from Shamokin Area High School. He now resides in the Wyoming Valley with his wife Caitlyn and sons Braedon and Bryce.


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    2014 People and Places Slideshow #5

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    Stock some Lackawanna County waterways with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

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    Field Staff Member Rick Koval will tell you everything you need to know about the edible tuber Jerusalem Artichoke.

  • Cooking with Pheasant Breast and Jerusalem Artichoke

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  • Tom’s Custom Baits Product Giveaway

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  • This week on POL: Fall Trout Stocking & Edible Plants

    Coming up this week on Pennsylvania Outdoor Life, we’re stocking trout in a couple of sections of Lackawanna County and we’re picking edible plants with field staff member Rick Koval.  We’re not stopping there, we’ll cook up those edible plants with some fresh pheasant breast at a local state park.  We’ve got all that plus a product giveaway and it’s all Sunday night at 6:30 on POL.

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