Mike Walcher

Mike Walcher is the Senior Reporter at WINK News.

After graduating from Northwestern University with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, he received his Masters of Science in Journalism from Columbia University.

Mike has worked in Iowa and Minneapolis before joining the WINK-TV news team in 1998. He has won numerous awards for spot news coverage and long form news series. In 2005, he was awarded first place for best light news feature in the State of Florida by the Associated Press Broadcasters.

In his time away from the newsroom, Mike enjoys tending to his home in the Fort Myers area, golfing, traveling and taking care of his Scottish terrier, "Piper."

Email Mike Walcher: mike.walcher@winktv.com

Gov. Scott stops by Naples for early voting

Oct 23, 2014 6:48 PM EDT

The battle for the governor's office is entering the final stretch.
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Crist, Scott face off in final debate

Oct 21, 2014 6:58 PM EDT

Tuesday night is the final face to face meeting between both Florida gubernatorial hopefuls before the November 4th election.
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Police look for suspects in Fort Myers drive-by shooting

Oct 17, 2014 6:52 PM EDT

Authorities are investigating shots fired near Edgewood Avenue Friday afternoon.
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Man under arrest in deadly Naples traffic crash

Oct 15, 2014 6:01 PM EDT

21-year-old Justino Cirone has several charges against him, including causing the death of a teenager.
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Wedding dress take-off in political ad ignites controversy

Oct 03, 2014 6:53 PM EDT

A political group is promoting an advertisement for republican Governor Rick Scott. It uses a take-off on the reality TV show, "Say yes to the Dress.'
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