Céline McArthur

Professional Experience:
September 2021 – Present: WINK News Investigative Reporter.

Previously worked as Main Anchor at WCAX-TV in Burlington, VT | Evening Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at NH1 News in Concord, NH | Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at CBS47 & FOX 30 News in Jacksonville, FL | Health Reporter at KVUE-TV in Austin, TX | Morning Anchor at WBRE-TV in Scranton, PA | Evening Anchor at FOX40 News in Binghamton, NY

Awards & Recognition:
National Edward R. Murrow Award, 2020: The FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis
Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, 2020: The FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis
New England Regional Emmy Award Nominee, 2020: THE FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis

New England Regional Emmy Award, 2018, Beyond the Border: The Opioid Pipeline

New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Behind the Badge
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Addiction Front Lines: Children of the Crisis
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Protecting the Northern Border
Best of New Hampshire 2016: Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success (Series)
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2016: The Ugly Truth (The Opioid Epidemic in NH)

“Extra, Extra!” Spotlight, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE): Sex Offenders Near Bus Stops
Governor’s Award for Excellence, Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Justice, Fla. Governor Jeb Bush
Florida Associated Press, First Place: “Mystery Disease”
Florida Associated Press, Second Place: “Cancer Cluster in Jacksonville?”

News Philosophy:
I produce what you can’t Google. My stories educate, engage, entertain, and drive change.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement:
I love to ski, hike, kayak, boogie board, shop, play with my dogs, and take pictures. Alot of them. Apart from my massive collections using my DSLRs, I have 42,616 pictures and videos on my iPhone.

Education:
Master of Arts, Journalism and Public Policy, American University, Washington, DC
Bachelor’s of Science: Boston University, Boston, MA

Likes best about Southwest Florida:
It’s a beautiful place to live, full of sunshine and people from around the country with different beliefs and backgrounds.

Hometown:
Hauppauge, NY

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The Future of Fort Myers Beach: The man with a plan

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Southwest Florida real estate expert gives outlook on market

Since power, water, and cable are back on in many areas throughout Southwest Florida, you may reasonably wonder what the real estate market will...
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Rebuilding and improving SWFL Barrier Islands

What is it going to take to rebuild our Barrier Islands so they can withstand another hurricane as strong as Ian? This is a...
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Sanibel EMS and firefighters evacuating as Ian approaches SWFL

Sanibel Island is under emergency evacuation. While residents won't be forced out of their homes, emergency responders won't be able to respond to calls because...
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Sanibel declares State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Ian, under mandatory evacuation

Storm surges and beach erosion are very real threats for a significant portion of Southwest Florida, particularly in Sanibel. A formal state of emergency...
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TalkingPoints: Hear from Karla Hernandez, Charlie Crist’s running mate

Is Gov. Ron DeSantis unbeatable in November? He is leading Charlie Crist by an average of 4 percentage points, and there are nearly a quarter...
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Charlie Crist answers questions about his platform after Charlotte County fundraising event

Is Governor Ron DeSantis unbeatable in November? DeSantis is ahead in the polls and breaking records when it comes to fundraising. WINK News investigative reporter...
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Money Monday: Handling financial windfalls

Did you just come into a large sum of money from a business sale, a divorce, an inheritance or a winning lottery ticket? If...
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TalkingPoints: One-on-one with Congressman Charlie Crist, candidate for governor

Is there a candidate who can unseat Governor Ron DeSantis? The two leading Democrats—U.S. Congressman Charlie Crist and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried—running...
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TalkingPoints: One-on-one with Ag. Commissioner Nikki Fried, candidate for governor

Is there a candidate who can unseat Governor Ron DeSantis? The two leading Democrats—U.S. Congressman Charlie Crist and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried—running...

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