Kristin Sanchez

Professional Experience

2015 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach, S.C., WFTV in Orlando, Fla., and the Golf Channel.

News Philosophy

To report fairly, accurately and be the number one resource for viewers.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

Active volunteer with American Cancer Association and BARK for Life of Naples.


Florida Southern College.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“I love spending time in Downtown Naples. Whether it’s grabbing a bite at a local restaurant or going for a walk along Naples Pier, I love spending my free time in the community.”


Long Island, N.Y.


Harry Chapin hosts Lee County mosquito repellent giveaway

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank hosted a mosquito repellent giveaway Tuesday in an effort to help residents avoid contracting the...

Affordable housing a struggle for some in Charlotte County

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Affordable housing is proving to be an uphill battle for hundreds of people in Charlotte County. "My God, it's a year waiting...

Punta Gorda Airport celebrates new terminal opening

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Better lights, noise control, top-of-the-line security and an 40,000 additional square feet were unveiled during a celebration of the Punta Gorda Airport's Bailey...

Charlotte County medical centers earn low scores in study

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Medical centers in Charlotte County are earning average or below average scores in performance, according to the nonprofit company Leapfrog Group. The hospitals were ranked for categories...

Punta Gorda residents fired up over proposed resort plans

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Plans to build a new resort and condominiums in Punta Gorda Isles along Aqui Esta Drive are receiving backlash from those who live...

Edgewater YMCA losing out on funding following abuse allegations

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Edgewater YMCA Child Development Center is losing out on thousands in state funding following allegations of abuse at the day care. Phones at the...

Disabled veteran’s home destroyed in Charlotte County tornado

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- A disabled Army veteran is among those who are struggling to find a place to live following the destructive tornado that...

100-year-old born on leap day celebrates 25th birthday

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Dorothy Freney was born 100 years ago on Feb. 29, but she's only truly celebrating her 25th birthday. Freney was born on...

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