Brianda Villegas

Reporter/ Weekend Anchor

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Brianda Villegas was born and raised in the small town of Arcadia, FL. She joined the news team in June 2017.

Brianda graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. degree in Telecommunication News. During her years at UF, Brianda was an anchor and multimedia journalist for WUFT-TV.

A big lover of the Gator Nation, Brianda is thrilled to stay in Gainesville and have the opportunity to tell the stories of individuals in the community.

Brianda is bilingual in English and Spanish and is of proud Mexican descent.

When she isn't reporting, you can find Brianda singing at talent shows, baking, or taking selfies with her two favorite mascots, Albert and Alberta.

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