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!

Education:
DePaul University, 2015
Bachelors Degree in Journalism

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

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

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North Collier Fire board pushes for voters to decide on proposed fire fee

Collier County residents expressed differing opinions about a proposed fire fee. "We live on a budget and you should too," said North Naples resident Janet...
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Cooler sea temperatures could mean a slower hurricane season

Nine months ago, Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida and left it a mess. "I think it was one storm that, I think, a lot of...
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Florida’s First Lady visits children’s learning center in Immokalee

A special visitor is helping to shine a light on the work a local center is doing to help kids in Immokalee. Hundreds of children...
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Thunder roars, stay indoors: Collier neighborhood reacts to lightning dangers

Residents living in a Golden Gate Estates neighborhood are reminding others of the importance to stay indoors when thunder roars. Beth Amico's pine tree caught...
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2 teens find elderly Seminole County woman struggling in Golden Gate Estates lake

Mackenzie Hardin and Rene Martinez rode their ATV to an area called Muddy Lake, and said they never thought they'd come across a woman...
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Collier officials hope to fix gaping hole on US 41 by Wednesday

Crews are working around the clock to patch up a huge hole in Naples. It opened Sunday, creating a headache for drivers. It happened at...
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SWFL races for good cause at Park to Pier Swim

Southwest Florida swimmers got an early morning workout for a good cause Sunday at Park to Pier Swim. The 2.4-mile race started at 8 a.m. at...
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Some Collier beaches attracting more visitors because of murky water to the north

Beach visitors in SWFL are fed up with brown, murky water creeping closer to our shores. The water is visibly darker around Sanibel, but travelling...
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‘Bears aren’t the bad guys’: Golden Gate Estates man works to secure trash bins

A Golden Gate Estates man is working to keep curious bears away from neighborhood trash cans. Steve Gafford put together his own tool kit with...
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City of Naples working against the clock to protect beach access

The City of Naples is taking the reigns while they still can. On Wednesday, council members passed an ordinance that could deter homeowners living...

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