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.


Punta Gorda sprucing up scenic spot with Harborwalk construction

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Laishley Marina will soon be connected to the Harborwalk in Punta Gorda, a move city leaders say will not only make the area...

Survival tactics taught during active shooter training course

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- School educators and businesses owners were among those who participated in an active shooter training course on Wednesday provided by the Cape Coral Police Department and ALICE Training Institute. "You'd be...

Code enforcement looking to regulate signs along US 41 in Port Charlotte

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Code enforcement is cracking down on illegal signs along U.S. 41 in Port Charlotte. "We wanna work with people, we want them...

Boaters beware: Boca Grande Channel more shallow than usual

BOCA GRANDE, Fla.- Years of storms have caused some portions of the Boca Grande Channel to become more shallow than others, now boats are...

CVS employees save elderly Port Charlotte man from falling for scam

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Two CVS store clerks stepped in to save an elderly Port Charlotte man from losing thousands of dollars to scammers. Walter Matheson...

Lee County couple jailed after allegedly stealing from elderly

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A man says he was swindled out of hundreds of dollars by a couple who preyed on the elderly. Annette Lowe, 36, and...

No arrests made in weekend shooting at Lehigh Acres plaza

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Shots rang out at a busy shopping plaza along Lee Boulevard and Gunnery Road Saturday night in Lehigh Acres. One man was...

Charlotte Harbor fishing showcased in new reality TV program

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- Charlotte County is gaining national attention through a local boat captain who's sharing his love for fishing with the world. "It's a project that...

New owner promises changes for Port Charlotte Promenades Mall

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Many changes are in store for The Promenades Mall off of U.S. 41 in Port Charlotte as new ownership takes over. Although the center is buzzing with...

Busy Punta Gorda Airport causes parking overflow

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- As thousands make their way through the Punta Gorda Airport this holiday season, parking lots are overflowing and passengers are now...

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