Stephanie Susskind

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Stephanie Susskind joined the WINK News team in April 2012 and is thrilled to be back in her home state. You can catch her anchoring WINK News Weekend Morning and reporting during the week. Before joining WINK, Stephanie spent 3 1/2 years at CBS-affiliate WMAZ in Macon, Georgia as a reporter and morning anchor. Stephanie's most memorable story while in Georgia was covering the local National Guard unit's deployment to Afghanistan, and return home. For her coverage, the brigade commander gave her a U.S. flag that flew over the troops while they served overseas.

Stephanie graduated from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) in 2008 with a degree in Telecommunications. She is a huge Gator fan and you can always find her cheering on the Gators during football season. She's proud to have attended UF during the "Tebow era" when the Gators won multiple football and basketball national championships. Her goal is to make it back to Gainesville for at least one game a season.

Since she started doing the elementary school morning announcements in 4th grade, Stephanie knew she wanted to be a reporter. She's never lost that passion for story telling and trying to help others. Stephanie was born and raised in Boca Raton, Fl., and loves having family so close by with just a quick trip across Alligator Alley. When not reporting, anchoring, or watching the news, Stephanie enjoys the beach, gym, cooking, movies and exploring the beautiful sights of Southwest Florida! If you have a story idea for Stephanie or just want to say hello, you can email her at stephanie.susskind@winktv.com.

Construction crews discover hole on McGregor Blvd

Jul 29, 2014 10:35 AM EDT

Crews are working to fix a deep hole on a busy in Fort Myers road. Part of the asphalt on McGregor Boulevard has collapsed anow there is a hole on the side of the road, right near Florida Avenue.
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Free admission to Lee County Parks this weekend

Jul 25, 2014 8:25 AM EDT

Lee County commissioners have designated Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, as dates during which parking fees will be waived at Lee County-managed boat ramps and regional parks.
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Clean-up continues after paint washes into storm drains

Jul 25, 2014 7:44 AM EDT

Sanitation crews are cleaning up a sealant that leaked into storm drains in Naples, that eventually lead to the Gordan River.
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Lightning strike survivor out of hospital, other critical

Jul 24, 2014 9:48 AM EDT

Family member says Chelsea Gill has been released from the hospital. Zachary Lataweic is in a medical induced coma,
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LeeTran holding public meeting today on fare increases

Jul 22, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

LeeTran's fares cover less than 20% of the cost of its service. As part of its effort to balance the budget, the county is considering raising the base cash fare as well as the prices of tickets and passes
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