Kim Powell

Professional Experience

2015 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at KWES-TV in Midland, Texas, and KTNV-TV in Las Vegas.

News Philosophy

If journalism is done correctly, it can be a service to other people, whether it be enlightening the community on a growing trend, solving a problem, or just making people smile.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

I love hiking in the mountains, but I’m okay with relaxing on the beach as well.

Education

Graduated Cum Laude from Bemidji State University, 2012.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beach and the wildlife!

Hometown

Is split between Temecula, Calif., and Rogers, Minn.

Interesting Fact

I consider myself a “one hit wonder” for going viral for rapping before a live shot in Odessa, Texas.

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Owner: Dog loses eye after being hit by garbage man

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A man says his two young children witnessed the moment a garbage truck driver attacked the family dog with a bat. Last...
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Softball teammates hold vigil for Alberta Harris

FORT MYERS, Fla. - More than a dozen friends and softball teammates held a vigil for 50-year-old Alberta Harris Saturday evening at the softball...
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Softball team raises money for missing teammate Alberta Harris

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Alberta Harris has been playing in softball leagues around Southwest Florida for at least 10 years. "We've played on the same...
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Naples couple claims UPS damaged precious belongings during move

NAPLES, Fla. - An Ohio couple who recently moved to Naples says several of their boxes showed up on their doorstep completely damaged. They say...
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Cape Coral bars fighting for extended hours

CAPE CORAL, Fla- Employees of Dixie Roadhouse are collecting signatures for a petition to keep the extended bar hours which may come to an...
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Lehigh Acres home destroyed in fire

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A fire destroyed a home on the corner of Ogden Avenue and Devon Avenue Saturday night. Firefighters were dispatched just before...
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8-year-old with cancer no longer facing eviction from NFM community

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - An 8-year-old girl fighting cancer will now be allowed to stay in her grandmother's 55+ community during treatment, according...
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Hundreds of WWII love letters found abandoned near downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Cape Coral man found a leather-bound trunk with a love story inside abandoned on the side of a road near...
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Protesters line street outside of Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - More than a dozen protesters gathered outside of the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track Saturday afternoon trying to spread the message...
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Town management moves “Fill the Boot” off of Fort Myers Beach

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Town management on Fort Myers Beach decided to move the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser to the other side of...

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