Michelle Kingston

Professional Experience

2016 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at Western Mass News, KLST-TV in San Angelo, Texas and reported on a 3,000 mile bike race for “Race Across America.”

News Philosophy

“To always be the voice of the voiceless. Everyone has a story to tell and it’s my job to find it and share it with you.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

“I’m new to Fort Myers! I’m quickly getting used to the sunshine and beautiful beaches. If you see me out running, playing tennis, at a yoga class, at a Naples Press Club meeting or walking the beach, come say hello and introduce yourself! I’m always looking to meet new people (which often lead to new stories … and friends!).”


Loyola University Chicago, plus a semester abroad at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago, Chile.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“You! I’m from the Northeast where we rush from one place to the next to escape the cold. Down here in the warm sunshine, people are friendly and welcoming – and don’t mind stopping on the sidewalk to say hello!”


South Berwick, Maine.


“Very loving, generous and kind mother and father, a goal-oriented and focused older brother, and an older sister who has blessed me with a beautiful niece and nephew!”


Study: Ballroom dancing can drastically reduce risks for dementia

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Lee Memorial celebrates 100 years with new name: Lee Health

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It started from humble beginnings: just four rooms, 10 beds and two nurses. Lee Memorial Hospital opened on Oct. 3, 1916...

Family of murdered mother upset about suspect’s release

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The man arrested in connection to the murder of a beloved Lee County school bus driver is a convicted killer......

Former LCSO deputy fires back at media after sheriff’s investigation

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Chris Quackenbush, a candidate for the Lee County school board, invited about a dozen of friends and supporters to speak...

Lee County tenants fed up with possible mold in apartments

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tenants in apartment complexes across Lee County are being told by health inspectors their units are covered in mold, yet nothing...

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