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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.


Recent Articles
  • Susquehanna River Bowfishing #2

    We’re back on the Susquehanna River in Lycoming County for more exciting bowfishing action with Drop Tine Archery and River Rat Outfitters.

  • POL Outdoor Club July Giveaway Announcement

    If you’re not a member of the POL Outdoor Club yet, you’ll want to become one.  We’re teaming up with two local businesses to give away an awesome prize package at the end of July.

  • Wacky Worm Inc. Product Giveaway

    One lucky member of the POL Outdoor Club will be the winner of some great bass fishing lures courtesy of Wacky Worm Inc. in Gilberton.

  • Didymo in the Delaware River

    There’s a major concern in one river in our area and it’s called Didymo.  Find out what it is and how you can help prevent the spread of it throughout our waterways.

  • Goose Banding

    Spend a day with biologists with the Pennsylvania Game Commission in Wyoming County as they continue with ongoing goose research here in Pennsylvania.  Watch as these flightless birds are captured and processed all in the name of research.

  • Goose Banding #2

    Learn more about why the Pennsylvania Game Commission is putting metal bands onto resident geese here in Pennsylvania.

  • Red Neck Outdoor Products Giveaway

    One lucky member of the POL Outdoor Club will win some great turkey calls courtesy of Field Staff Member Dale Butler and Red Neck Outdoor Products.

  • Endless Mountains Nature Center

    We’ll visit the Endless Mountains Nature Center in Wyoming County with center director Rebecca Lesko.  She’s got some incredible non releasable birds of prey on the property and we’ll get an up close look at them.

  • Endless Mountains Nature Center Nature Hike

    Take a hike around the Endless Mounains Nature Center with center director Rebecca Lesko.  You won’t believe all of the wildlife that you can see in just a short walk around this Wyoming County facility.

  • Friends of Prompton State Park: Pedal & Paddle Festival

    Learn how you can enjoy everything Prompton State Park has to offer in an upcoming festival sponsored by the Friends of Prompton State Park.  From biking the world class trails to hiking to the spectacular water falls that call this park home, it’s well worth the drive.

  • Wacky Worm Product Giveaway

    Some lucky member of the POL Outdoor Club will be taking home some great bass lures courtesy of Wacky Worm Inc. of Gilbert, PA.

  • This week on POL: Endless Mountains Nature Center

    Coming up this week, we’ll travel to Wyoming County to the Endless Mountains Nature Center.  Take a look at some of their resident birds of prey and look on as a pair of mature bald eagles raise their young.  Plus, we’ll visit with the organizers of the upcoming Prompton Dam Pedal and Paddle festival and tell you how you can enjoy this great festival.  We’ve got all that plus a great product giveaway and it’s all Sunday night at 6:30 […]

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