Frequently Asked Questions
Directions to WINK-TV
Directions from US 41: Go east on MLK. Left on Palm, which turns into Seaboard. Left on Palm Beach Boulevard. The station, Fort Myers Broadcasting Company, will be about ½ mile on your left - 2824 Palm Beach Boulevard.
Directions from I-75: Take exit 141, SR 80 (Palm Beach Boulevard), head west toward downtown Fort Myers. Follow SR 80 for about 6 miles. Once the road becomes a 2 lane, one-way road (flashing yellow lights) the station will be on your left – Fort Myers Broadcasting Company.
How can I get a video copy of a news segment?
To obtain a video copy of a news segment, you may contact:
News Video Service
800-419-6397 (toll free)
Flame Productions in Fort Myers
Monday through Friday (239) 939-1614
I can't see the web videos!
Do you have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player?
Download it here: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?promoid=BUIGP
How do I submit an event to the Event Calendar?
Click on the Community tab. There is a menu option for Events. You may add an event there. All submitted events will be pending approval.
Follow these easy directions to call attention to a special birthday during WINK News This Morning:
Please mail or drop off pictures of the person having the birthday. Be sure to include the name and age (if you want everyone to know) of the birthday celebrant along with the names of those sending the congratulations. If you want the photos returned, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail to the following address:
2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Please make sure that we get the pictures at least two days before the actual day of the announcement.
We do not re-air Birthday Babies, so please do not forget to set your VCR!
How do I set up a tour?
To request a station tour, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or fax your request to 239-479-5554. Be sure to provide your name, number and the organization you represent. We'll get in touch with you to schedule the visit.
How do I get a news anchor / meteorologist to come speak to our group?
To request WINK Talent to speak to your group, please contact them directly via their email address. (see NEWS TEAM page). Be sure to include the time and location of the event, the name of the group and about how many will be attending the function. If you have a specific topic you would like covered, it would be helpful to include that also.
Who do I talk to when my favorite CBS show is off the air because of a National News Event?
Interruptions of CBS Network Programming for News Events are determined by CBS News. If you have questions about CBS News interruptions you can call CBS Audience Services at 212-975-4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I contact CBS in New York?
CBS Television Network
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
212-975-3247 – CBS Audience Services
or via email at email@example.com
Who do I talk to when CBS Sports does not show the game that I want?
Teams for NFL Games aired throughout the country are set by the NFL and CBS. Teams are determined on a regional basis, based on the location of the television station and what teams are playing on a certain day. CBS airs American Football Conference Teams.
You can write the National Football League:
280 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
CBS Television Network:
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
SEC Football Games are determined by CBS and the Southeastern Conference.
Teams for NCAA Basketball Games are determined by the NCAA and CBS. WINK-TV can request a game change on regional games but cannot determine what game will be aired. To contact CBS, call 212-975-4321 (CBS Audience Services) or contact WINK-TV Programming Department at 239-338-4329.
Where do I send a story idea or press release?
Who do I contact if I need additional information from an advertisement that I saw run on WINK-TV?
You may contact the Sales Department at 239-338-4321 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The more information that you can provide – the day, time, program – where you saw the commercial run, the more likely that we will be able to assist you.
What is the phone number for...?
General TV Station
TV Sales Department
Where do I send a PSA?
Please mail tape to:
WINK-TV - ATTN: PSA Department
2824 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, Florida 33916
What is the mailing address for WINK-TV?
2824 Palm Beach Boulevard
Fort Myers, Florida 33916-1590