Nicole Papageorge

Professional Experiences

2012 to present: Reporter, fill-in anchor, WINK News. Previously worked in Orlando and at WNDS/My TV New England.

Awards & Recognition

2015 – Emmy nominated for continuing coverage

2014 – Florida Associated Press award

2006 – Best Talk Show, New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters

News Philosophy

Tell both sides of every story. Every. Time.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Spending as much time as possible with my beautiful new baby daughter and my husband and watching the Red Sox!


University of New Hampshire.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

Red Sox Spring Training, beautiful beaches and of course…no snow!



Memorable Assignments

The Casey Anthony murder trial; the abduction and murder of Denise Amber Lee, a case which led to changes in Florida’s 911 system; and the arrest of Mesac Damas, who was charged with stabbing his wife and their five children in Collier County.

Collier County man facing charges for luring child online

NAPLES, Fla. - A Collier County man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of luring a minor to perform sexual acts, the Collier County Sheriff's...

Naples caregiver arrested for sneaky fraud, theft

NAPLES, Fla. - A former caregiver is was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing then attempting to cash 12 checks amounting to $5,983 in September. Quanariel...

Hopes high for economic impact of Marco Island hotel

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - Tourism officials expect a $300 million renovation and rebranding of the Marriott Beach Resort to have a major economic impact...

Transport companies illegally administer drugs, oxygen

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Private transport companies are illegally administering drugs and oxygen to medical patients without proper licenses, a source said. The state health...

Collier County veterans honor fallen soldiers with new headstones

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A Collier County Veterans of Foreign Wars group marked the previously missing graves of dozens of veterans with new headstones at...

Few Collier County residents need mail-in ballot adjustments

NAPLES, Fla. – A small percentage of the more than 54,000 mail-in ballots submitted to the Collier County Supervisor of Election’s Office did not...

Naples council members mull expansion at Baker Park

NAPLES, Fla. - Council members are proposing a $1 million expansion of the covered pavilion to be built at the city's $16 million park. The...

Bill Clinton addresses wife’s supporters in Immokalee

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - A line of about 500 people wrapped around a field outside the Immokalee Pioneer Museum on Tuesday to hear former president...

Naples code enforcement cracks down on short-term rentals, AirBnb

NAPLES, Fla. - Naples code enforcement officers are going online to websites like AirBnb looking for people who advertise their homes for less than...

Naples parking frenzy challenges ‘beach-only’ spaces

NAPLES, Fla. - A parking garage on Vanderbilt Beach Road has the public, some business owners and tourists heated over the use of its...

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