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


Group voices concern over new science textbooks in Collier County schools

Students in some Collier County classrooms could have new textbooks to learn science from, but a battle is brewing over the words in those...

‘Avian Complex’ fire burns at 82K acres in Collier preserve

The Avian Complex fire has burned more than 82,000 acres as of Monday morning in the Big Cypress National Preserve, according to the National...

Collier County looking to make streets safer to walk, bike in Golden Gate

Collier residents expressed their concerns with the dangers associated with walking and biking along roads in Golden Gate. WINK News reporter Hannah Vogel spoke with...

Construction workers who fell down Naples elevator shaft identified

Two construction workers building the shaft of an elevator were killed Wednesday evening at the Club Brittany of Park Shore, according to the Naples...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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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