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.


Man killed in fiery crash with box truck on SR-31 in Charlotte County

A man was killed in a fiery crash with a box truck on SR-31 in Charlotte County early Wednesday morning. According to the Florida Highway...

New safety measures causing traffic woes at intersection near Cape Coral middle school

New safeguards for students going to and from Trafalgar Middle School through a busy Cape Coral intersection have only added to major traffic backups,...

Naples City Council to vote on police wage increases

Naples police officers say they need better compensation. After months of negotiations, the Naples City Council will vote on giving them a raise, but officers...

Scholarship program helping CNAs get nursing degrees, jobs at Lee Health

A scholarship program is trying to help certified nursing assistants make ends meet while studying to become registered nurses, hopefully before filling vacant positions...

All-way stop signs installed at dangerous Cape Coral intersection

An intersection that has given some drivers close calls in the past hopefully got fixed Tuesday. According to the Cape Coral Police Department, two...

Victim hospitalized after shooting on Southeast Van Loon Terrace in Cape Coral

One person has been hospitalized after a shooting Cape Coral on Wednesday morning. The shooting happened in the 1900 block of Southeast Van Loon Terrace. Cape...

First of 5 suspects in 2016 Club Blu shooting goes on trial Tuesday

The first trial in 2016's deadly Club Blu shooting gets underway Tuesday morning, with four other suspects yet to be tried. 24-year-old Kierra Russ will...

Health officials worried about vaccination status of young children

Fewer kindergartners were enrolled in school last school year than in 2019, and health authorities are concerned there is no way to know whether...

Cape Coral man to soon be sentenced for 2015 murder of girlfriend

On Friday, a Cape Coral man who killed his girlfriend and dumped her body is scheduled to learn his fate. Heather Grimshaw's body was...

Need for more EMS workers in Collier County

12 additional positions will be added to Collier County's emergency medical services division to keep up with the pace of the county's growth and...

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