Olivia Mancino

Professional Experiences

2016 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at KWWL in Waterloo, IA and WCIA in Champaign, IL.

News philosophy

“To hold the powerful accountable, to challenge people’s biases by providing a fair and open discourse, to give a voice to local communities, and to educate. There is no such thing as a small victory. Every story that can influence a positive change is a victory in my book.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Fitness, cooking and volunteering with no-kill shelters and local Boys and Girls Clubs.


Graduated from Illinois State University in 2014 with double bachelors in broadcast journalism and political science.

Likes best about SW Florida

“The sound of waves. I feel like I’m on a permanent vacation.”




Tips for keeping your home safe as fire risks increase

A red flag fire warning was issued Friday for parts of Southwest Florida, according to the National Weather Service. The warning will remain in effect...

Red tide hits Collier County beaches during spring break

Students on spring break are doing their best to enjoy vacation as red tide is still plaguing Collier County beaches. Dead fish and respiratory irritation...

NCH Hospital patient loses $10K wedding ring and needs your help

Kathy Lehockey remembers it as one of the happiest days of her life – Renewing her vows with her husband two summers ago. But now the memory...

Residents upset over having to travel to get their mail

Fran Sills lives in the Verona Walk community in Naples. She's been there since 2006. For more than a decade, the way she's received packages...

Collier firefighters experience delay due to map issues

Its been two days since Golden Gate Estates resident Ray Remacks had to call 911 for his wife who was experiencing a medical episode. First...

Smoke billows as residents react to fire burning in Collier forest

Smoke can be seen billowing as a fire continues burning Monday Picayune Strand State Forest. The flames, which sparked Sunday, scorched 4,800 acres, according to...

‘We’re very happy to be back’: construction concludes at Naples dock

Charter Captains can now use slips at the Naples City Dock after being under construction for nearly one year. The Naples City Dock, on 880...

Everglades City building gets new life after Hurricane Irma

Scars left behind by Hurricane Irma still remain visible in Everglades City. WINK News reporter Olivia Mancino revisited one of the hardest areas hit by...

Kids take to the water, fish at Collier event

Collier County residents took advantage of the Southwest Florida weather while getting in touch with nature Saturday morning at the Kids Love Fishing Event. The...

Parkland tragedy touches everyone, even FGCU students

Concerns grow after mass shootings at continue to happen at schools and people fear it could happen to their loved one. Florida Gulf Coast University...

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