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

Collier takes lessons learned from Irma to prepare for next hurricane season

Hurricane Irma conveyed a long list of problems for Loyd and Laura Lynn Childs. While there was no gas, water or electricity after the storm,...
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Friends remember 19-year-old Immokalee homicide victim

Deputies found the body of 19-year-old Juan Herrera Saturday night in Immokalee. It's a tragedy that shocked the community. "Juan was somebody that's going to...
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SWFL to sample variety of cuisine at Taste of Collier

Southwest Florida residents can sample a plethora of foods Sunday at the Taste of Collier. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....
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Experts provide safety tips ahead of alligator mating season

Southwest Florida residents should be aware as mating season gets underway for alligators. Katie Ferron, of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, suggested keeping a safe...
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You could see long lines on Election Day, but there are ways to avoid...

In 2012, leaders say Florida voters waited hours to vote because there were so many items on the ballot and people had to read...
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Southwest Florida sees bone dry conditions with little relief in sight

Just being outside you can feel how dry it is, and you can see it too. This is what fire officials say could be...
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Even months after Irma, SWFL small businesses still feeling the effects

Hurricane Irma impacted SWFL more than eight months ago, but some small businesses are still feeling the effects. "It's going to be rough—it's going to...
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Accused killer Lois Riess denied bond during first court appearance

Accused Fort Myers Beach murderer Lois Riess was booked into the Lee County Jail Saturday night after arriving back from Texas. During her scheduled court...
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‘Family member in jail’ scam can happen quick and cost dearly

No one ever thinks it will be them, a victim of a scam. That's what Linda Condon of Naples said as she took us through...
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Collier mother of daughter killed by distracted driver advocates for stricter laws

Kristin Murphy, losing her daughter Chelsey to a distracted driver in 2010, pushes through the pain to promote safe driving policies. "(It's) still very raw...

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