Lindsey Sablan

Professional Experience

2014 to present: WINK News morning anchor. Previously worked at KMGH-TV in Denver, WSJV-TV in South Bend, Ind., and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Mo.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

Enjoys participating in marathons and  triathlons.


University of Missouri.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

As an island girl at heart, I’m thrilled to be back by the beach. While there are so many fantastic things about Southwest Florida, one of my favorites is Captiva, which holds a special place in my heart because that is where I celebrated my marriage.


I don’t have one. I’ve never lived anywhere longer than four years.


Husband and a baby due in Feb. 2016.

Memorable Assignments

Covering the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., and historic floods that destroyed parts of Colorado.

Interesting Fact

As the daughter of U.S. Navy parents, I’ve lived in 10 states, Guam and Sweden.


Kids lured into human trafficking

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Seventy-percent of the human trafficking cases in Lee County involve children and advocates say in some cases it is happening...

Flight attendant charged with stealing liquor bottles from plane

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a former Endeavor Air flight attendant is charged with stealing nearly 1,500 mini-bottles of liquor from her job...

DeSoto County has highest number of uninsured adults

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nearly half of the counties in Florida have high numbers of uninsured adults according to new estimates released this week...

Great Dock Canoe Races end in Naples with 40th annual event

NAPLES, Fla. - The founder of a popular water sports event is hanging up his canoe paddle after 40 years. Vin Depasquale began hosting the...

Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” moved to another prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Mexican security official and a lawyer for convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say he has been transferred...

Nyquist wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Nyquist won the Kentucky Derby by 1 ┬╝ lengths on Saturday, improving to 8-0 in his career as the fourth...

Brush fire sparked near Immokalee Regional Airport

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Crews worked to contain a 15 to 20-acre brush fire Saturday. Fire fighters told WINK News the blaze started around 4 p.m....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing North Port boater

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing North Port boater Saturday. 62-year-old Jim Winkler disappeared Thursday night. Winkler's wife called...

Honor flight full of veterans returns home tonight

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida veterans are returning home from Washington, D.C. Saturday night. 45 World War II veterans and 20 Korean War veterans got...

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