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.
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Its been a recurring nightmare for neighbors at Heron Park on Airport Pulling Road. They say a serial arsonist is on the loose, setting cars on fire.
Collier County, Fla.,- The primary is over, but the battle for one local fire department continues.
WINK News has uncovered the Naples Airport is looking into the possibility of bringing back passenger airline service.
Firefighters told to stand down may now be told to get out. The Naples Airport Authority just gave the green light for staff to look for a replacement fire department at the airport.
Naples, Fla., - Wink News wanted to know why firefighters less than a mile away from a house fire in East Naples were initially told not to respond.