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.

Education

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.”

Florida coral reefs are integral to medicine but plagued by disease

Florida's coral reefs are dying, and that's not a good thing for us. “We're going to lose our tourism. We're going to lose our fisheries,”...
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New device brings relief for people suffering with back pain

For people suffering with back pain, a new device has come out that could help find relief. Susan Gala is one of those who has...
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Doctors see increase in hand, foot, and mouth disease

A disease is going around Southwest Florida right now and it is mostly contracted by kids under the age of 7. Doctors say a disease...
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Veteran in search of kidney uses unique advertisement

A man in need of a kidney is using a unique way of advertising in hopes that somebody who can help will notice and...
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Fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Allison Leone knows what it's like to lose somebody to suicide, she lost her boyfriend when she was only in college. "I was a senior...
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Old cancer treatment shows benefits for lung cancer patients

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. Treating it has been a huge challenge. But now, a treatment...
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Inhalable insulin now available for diabetic patients

For patients with diabetes, taking insulin no longer has to be a long process that includes injecting yourself with a needle, pen, or pump. Now...
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Procedure helps SWFL woman get back to dancing

Suzanne Matthews loves learning new steps in the dance studio. "The music makes me crazy! It makes me happy! It's a happy time," Matthews said. But...
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Counting your baby’s kicks could be a lifesaver, and an app makes it easy

A Southwest Florida baby turns one month old today, but had it not been for his mom's quick thinking, he might not be here. Brianna...

Lee County family has close call with carbon monoxide

Jaclyn DiGrazio said she's thankful to be alive and well with her husband and two daughters after a carbon monoxide scare in their home. "It's...

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