Annette Montgomery

Professional Experience

2021 to present: Reporter, WINK News

2019 – 2021: Reporter at WPDE ABC 15 in Conway, S.C.

Previously an intern at WESH 2 NEWS in Orlando, FL and WALB NEWS 10 in Albany, G.A.

News Philosophy

Find out what matters to people in the community and work to get answers to their questions. Be honest, impactful and accurate. Work every day to make the world a little brighter, a little kinder and leave everywhere you go a little bit better.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Traveling! I studied abroad in Segovia, Spain while in College and explored Europe! I love to find new places to go and learn more about the culture, people, and of course food!


Bachelor of Science in Human Communication, University of Central Florida.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

Being closer to my huge family! Now I can go home for birthdays and events, instead of Facetiming in!


Miami, Fla.


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Lee County Superintendent Christopher Berniervideo

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