Channing Frampton

Professional Experience

Dec. 2016 to present: Weekend morning anchor & weekday reporter, WINK News. Previously an executive producer, anchor and reporter for WHSV in Harrisonburg, Va. and an anchor, reporter, producer and weather anchor for TV3 in Winchester, Va.

Awards & Recognition

Superior award for effort by individual reporter from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Meritorious award for best individual news producer from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Meritorious award for best individual news anchor from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Runner up award for outstanding feature reporter from Virginia Association of Broadcasters, 2013.

Mirror Ball Champion for Dancing with the Stars of the ‘Burg, 2015.

News Philosophy

“I always work to tell a story that is fair and balanced, catches your attention and is meaningful to whoever is watching however they’re watching.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Running, railfanning, karaoke, hitting the gym & hitting the beach.


Robert Morris University

BA in Media Arts with a concentration in TV/video production

Minored in theater and international studies

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“The weather and the seafood.”


New guidelines say eating fish could add years to your life

New guidelines from the American Heart Association tell us eating fish could add years to your life. Lance Julien helped start Pure Florida, which takes...

New vaccine could prevent Lyme Disease

Something smaller than a dime could make you sick here in Southwest Florida: ticks. A new vaccine could prevent you from getting Lyme Disease. Richard Naus...

Experimental drug may slow or stop Parkinson’s disease

Bound by love and battling a debilitating disease. A Southwest Florida couple are both battling Parkinson's. As they lean on each other for support, a new...

Robotic snake gobbles tumors in a minimally invasive way

Patients with colon tumors, or colorectal cancer, may sometimes face a difficult treatment depending upon the location and size of the lesion. Now, a...

Innovative new breast exam machine proves to be more accurate, less painful

Diagnosing breast cancer is getting easier and more accurate in Southwest Florida, and it's all thanks to an innovative device. A device made by General...

Port Charlotte man’s life saved after heartburn symptoms lead to major discovery

A man in Charlotte County is thankful he's alive after a major blockage was discovered near his heart. "I was actually dying every day, and...

Experts warn of cancer-causing chemicals when grilling meats

People may love the char, but new research shows that char on meat at those summer barbecues could actually increase cancer risks. "Yeah, we grill...

Antibiotics Crisis: What You Need to Know

The discovery of penicillin in 1929 was a gamechanger. Since then, millions of people have received antibiotics to effectively treat serious illnesses. But overuse...

EEG breakthrough helps determine source of epilepsy in the brain

One in ten people will have a seizure at least one time in their life. One in 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy....

Having cancer while pregnant: Second opinion is critical

Leigh Ingram’s story is a graphic illustration of evolving cancer treatment and the importance of a second opinion. She was diagnosed with tonsil cancer when...

Latest Headlines