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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Collier schools consider many mental health support options for students

With just a few weeks left of summer parent Carey Avalone says she feels better sending her daughter back to school knowing Collier County...
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Election officials urge Southwest Floridians to register to vote, have a voice

The Florida Primary is just weeks away and the deadline to register is in a matter of days. Voters will decide on key issues and...
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City council member proposes fishing ban on Naples Pier

Fisherman James Cummings grew up going to the Naples Pier. "To do a little bit of fishing there — was a staple of this community...
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Video shows sea turtle hatchlings making pilgrimage to Gulf

Baby sea turtles have a hard time surviving. Video shows hatchlings making the trek to the water in Collier County. From people to predators, they don't...
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Everglades City resident reacts to allegations of former mayor

A former Everglades City mayor accused of stealing thousands of dollars in taxpayer money is out on bond. Some neighbors tell WINK News they pushed...
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Eastern Collier County could see major development boom

Leaders in Collier County are looking into developing more towns like Ave Maria, in the eastern part of the county. A move that could...
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SWFL blood banks face summer shortages

Right now, blood centers across Southwest Florida are in need of blood donors. One Blood, Florida's largest blood bank, says they are especially low on...
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‘You feel violated’: Surveillance footage shows person inside snowbird’s home

John Wilsbach is on a mission after opening security camera footage of a stranger inside his Marco Island home. The man is shown wearing sunglasses...
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Invasive iguanas becoming ‘nuisance’ for Marco Island residents

Bright green invasive iguanas are unwelcome guests for Marco Island residents. "They're just a nuisance and they're ugly and they scare the heck out of...
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Tarps still cover some SWFL homes as storms brew in the Atlantic

Now that Hurricane Beryl is on the radar, hurricane season is making many SWFL residents nervous about their leaky roofs. Golden Gate Estates neighbor Heather...

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