Hannah Vogel

Professional Experience:
September 2017 to present: Reporter, WINK News
Previously worked at KEPR-TV in Pasco, Washington.

Awards and Recognition:
Reported on the aftermath of an officer-involved shooting that received national attention.

Covered the first detection of gravitational waves at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

Covered the clean up efforts and challenges of the Hanford Nuclear Site on the Columbia River in Pasco, Washington.

News Philosophy:
Listen to and make time for everyone–they all have a story to tell.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service:
Fitness and nutrition!

DePaul University, 2015
Bachelors Degree in Journalism

Likes best about Southwest Florida:
The animals– Iguanas and alligators and bears, oh my!

Chicago, IL

Parkland students flee the school as a mass shooting takes place. (WINK News photo)video

Extensive security measures in place one year after school mass shooting

Thursday will mark a year since a shooter gunned down 17 innocent people at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. "I was devastated and...
'Butts' on the beach. (WINK News photo)video

New bill would ban smoking cigarettes on the beach

Clean it up and get your butts off the beach! The City of Bonita Springs wants to have the final word on whether smokers can...

Man arrested after leaving the scene of hit-and-run crash

After Christian Aiken, 21, crashed into a motorcyclist on I-75 and drove off, he was arrested shortly after witnesses lead deputies right to him. Now,...
Shooting pepper spray. (WINK News photo.)video

Elementary school student pepper sprays a classmate

We're used to seeing police use pepper spray to take down criminals. But an elementary school student used it on a classmate. For parents, it...
Shelter for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence. WINK News photo.video

Shelters protecting families from violence have an uncertain future

Shelters protecting families from violence have an uncertain future with the ongoing government shutdown as they depend on federal funds for their operations. "We know...

Golden Gate Estates neighborhood against church relocation because of traffic

Grace Romanian Baptist Church wants to move down the street from it's current location in Golden Gate Estates. But residents in the area are...
Suspect that grabbed the teen at the bus stop. Photo via WINK News.video

Man grabs, demands “all her stuff” to a 15-year-old girl at a bus stop

A scary situation involving a child in the Golden Gate Estates that has parents worried. Collier County Deputies said a 15-year-old girl was walking to...

CCSO warns residents of an uptick in distraction burglaries

Collier County Sheriff's Office is issuing a warning for all to be extra cautious. There's an uptick in distraction burglaries, which is where thieves...
Person fires a gun. Photo via WINK News.video

Push to regulate​ Collier County backyard gun ranges

Kevin Gerrity's been a first responder for a year and is passionate about protecting people. And he is taking a stand on an issue...

Man arrested after bullets fly through Golden Gate Estates home, shed

A neighborhood riddled with bullets after one neighbor turned his backyard into a shooting range. Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested Miguel Hidalgo, 46, after witnesses...

Latest Headlines