Nicole Papageorge

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Nicole Papageorge is an anchor/reporter with WINK News.

She is also WINK's morning breaking news reporter, joining our team in November of 2012.

Nicole is an award winning newscaster. She's served in many capacities, including as our traffic reporter and brings more than a decade of news experience to WINK.

She most recently reported in Orlando, covering several high-profile stories, including the Casey Anthony Murder Trial.

Prior to reporting in Orlando, Nicole headed up our Collier and Charlotte County bureaus here at WINK. She covered a wide array of stories including the abduction and murder of Denise Amber Lee. That story gained national media attention and helped to change the 911 system in Florida. Nicole also reported live on HLN after the arrest of Mesac Damas, the Collier County man charged with stabbing his wife and their five children.
Prior to reporting at WINK, Nicole served as an anchor and reporter at WNDS/MyTV New England. Her nightly evening talk show won "Best Talk Show" in 2006 by the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters.
Nicole grew up in the Boston area and got her start in news interning at New England Cable News in Massachusetts. She is a proud graduate of the University of New Hampshire and a huge Red Sox fan. Nicole currently volunteers for Junior Achievement, a non-profit that teaches children work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills. Nicole lives in the Naples area with her husband and their puppy, Myron.

Follow Nicole on Twitter: @nicole_WINK

Naples masseuse busted offering sexual services to detective

Jul 30, 2014 9:15 PM EDT

Naples, Fla., - A Naples masseuse was busted for offering sexual services to an undercover officer. It happened on Tuesday at the Queen Spa at U.S. 41 and Central Avenue.
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'Purge' incidents sexually exploit local teens

Jul 29, 2014 5:42 PM EDT

WINK News has new information about a frightening social media trend that's sexually exploiting children in Collier County.
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Bonita Springs reserves money for water access and parking

Jul 28, 2014 6:28 PM EDT

Bonita city leaders say there isn't enough beach parking and water access. Now, they're reserving money to buy property in the future.
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Collier County 'ninja robbers' texted about home invasions

Jul 25, 2014 6:24 PM EDT

For the first time, we're getting a look at the evidence against a group of the so-called "Ninja Robbers" including disturbing text messages between them.
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Oil company leaders:They have made us look like criminals

Jul 24, 2014 6:34 PM EDT

WINK News got an inside look at the controversial Collier-Hogan oil well. The well sits on three acres of land about 30 miles east of I75. On the site is a four-foot layer of crushed limestone, beneath that is an impermeable...
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