John-Carlos Estrada

Professional Experience

2016 to present; Anchor & reporter, WINK News. Previously an anchor at KLTV/KTRE in Tyler, Texas and KAVU in Victoria, Texas. Was also a news writer at NBC/MSNBC in New York City & ABC News in Washington, D.C.

Awards & Recognition

Best Newscast by Texas AP Broadcasters. Also received an honorable mention in specialty reporting by Texas AP Broadcasters & Lone Star Emmy Awards.

News Philosophy 

“Deliver good storytelling that makes an impact.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Running, travel and cooking.


MS, Columbia University.

BA, The George Washington University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“The fact that you can go to a beach all year!”




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