Chris Grisby

Professional Experience

2017- Present: WINK News Reporter

News Philosophy

My news philosophy is all about being a voice for the voiceless. Everyone has a story to tell and sometimes your voice and input need to be heard. That’s where I come in, to help share and shed light on topics of discussion all across Southwest Florida.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

In my free time, you can catch me going the gym, cooking or going on new adventures exploring what Southwest Florida has to offer.

Education

The University of Tampa ’17, Cum Laude

Likes best about Southwest Florida

My favorite thing about Southwest Florida is definitely the beaches and warm atmosphere!

Hometown

Dallas, Texas.

Family

Haven’t started that yet, I’m just 23.

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Martin County researching health effects of blue-green algae

Two years ago, residents of Stuart experienced their own blue-green algae crisis that mirrors the problem currently happening in Southwest Florida. Doctors are trying to...
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Water in Stuart showing improvement but still filled with toxic algae

In Stuart, the water on the Caloosahatchee river looks better than it did before when it was rid with blue green algae. But residents say...
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Florida lawmakers respond to community concerns over air quality

After blue-green algae invaded canals and surrounded homes, residents are concerned about their health. We know the water is toxic, but what about the air? A...
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Dead manatee washes ashore Fort Myers Beach Sunday

A dead manatee washed up on shore on Fort Myers Beach Sunday morning. Now many are asking if red tide is to blame. WINK News Reporter...
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Hundreds protest at climate change rally in Fort Myers Saturday

Protesters flocked to Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers Saturday to send a message to lawmakers about the water quality in Southwest Florida. WINK News...
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Following Irma, Bonita Springs community strives to rid area of excessive flooding

When Hurricane Irma struck Southwest Florida, Bonita Springs was already dealing with flood damage from days of relentless rain. Several homes could only be accessed...
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Port Charlotte community honors heroes of school bus fire for saving lives

The Port Charlotte community held a celebration Sunday honoring some heroes after 14 children with special needs are saved from a bus fire. The children...
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‘That’s not right’: No air quality tests amid red tide, algae in SWFL

The awful stench at the beach and sightings of dead fish are becoming an unbearable experience Southwest Florida residents and tourists are dealing with. It...
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School board election could bring 1st minority winner in Lee County history

Following a civil rights complaint from the NAACP about Lee County schools treating minorities unfairly, diversity and inclusion have become a focal point for...
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Rally advocates for change during SWFL water crisis

The water quality crisis is hitting many fishing businesses hard. But it's taking a toll on areas that depend on that —including Matlacha and Pine...

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