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

Hertz Arena new design, which was approved on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Photo via WINK News.video

Board approves Hertz Arena new design, some residents still disapprove

There was a noticeable difference between Estero's Design Review Board meeting back in September and Wednesday. There were forty plus speakers. "Right now, what I see...

Drunk boater arrested after crashing into Naples dock

Law enforcement arrested a 39-year-old man for driving a boat that crashed into a Naples dock while drunk. Lee Memorial nurse Doug Smith was nearby,...

Witness catches brawl on camera outside Golden Gate laundromat

A man who witnessed and recorded one of two violent brawls in Golden Gate says the charges don't match up with the violent act...

2 teens arrested in connection with guns stolen from Collier apartment

Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested two teenagers accused of stealing various items from homes in Amberton Luxury Townhomes during broad daylight. "They're just taking a...

Collier starts free bus rides to the beach Friday

There's no doubt during season the beaches are packed. "When we came here, it was so packed we had to come all the way back...

Collier County half-cent sales tax passes to improve roads, buildings

Southwest Florida residents voted to increase property tax in Charlotte County, and sales taxes in Lee and Collier Counties. "Anytime you say, 'All right, citizens...

Former state attorney’s office employee arrested in illegal gambling scheme

A former state attorney's office employee is accused of running an illegal gambling scheme at the Moose Lodge in Golden Gate Estates. On Tuesday, Florida...
Outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Photo via CBS News.video

Vigil held in Naples for Pittsburgh shooting victims

The Southwest Florida community gathered Tuesday night in solidarity with the eleven victims in the Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting. WINK News reporter Hannah Vogel was...

FWC investigation finds Collier restaurant owners illegally purchasing fish

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigation revealed local restaurant business owners agreed to buy fish from unlicensed sellers. Customers who spoke to WINK News said it’s very concerning on a...

Estero teacher’s license revoked for making advances toward student

The Florida Department of Education just revoked an Estero High School teacher's license after he was accused of making sexual comments and advances toward...

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