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 Working Homeless Part 7: Lee commissioners don’t answer questions on homeless issues, county...

"Talk a little bit about transparency and accountability. That's what people are asking for and they want to see that and they're wondering why...
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The Working Homeless Part 6: Community steps up while homeless man waits for public...

Brent Grayson will no longer need to leave work here at The Oasis Restaurant and walk the city in search of a safe place...
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The Working Homeless Part 5: Navigating the road to housing

Why don't these people just get jobs so they can get off the streets? That's a typical question people ask when they see the...
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The Working Homeless Part 4: Questions and answers

You spoke to city leaders and people knowledgeable about homelessness. How are they responding? Céline McArthur, WINK News investigative reporter: "I showed the story to...
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The Working Homeless Part 3: Why is it happening in SWFL and whose job...

It's become a story that makes you think -- how can you be employed and not be able to put a roof over your...
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The Working Homeless Part 2: Fort Myers Mayor reacts to investigation

What happens when a working wage isn't a living wage? For some, they become part of a growing population known as the Working Homeless....
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The Working Homeless Part 1: When a working wage isn’t a living wage

Working by day, homeless by night. It's a way of life for some people in Fort Myers. WINK News investigative reporter Céline McArthur hits...
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Daddy gets his girl. WINK News investigation gets results in paternity battle for unwed...

This is what 32-year-old Kerry Elneus has been fighting for every single day since Karri was born—bringing his baby girl home. This, as he...
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Where’s my security deposit? WINK News investigates possible elder financial abuse

A Fort Myers veteran battles for his security deposit after moving out of an apartment building in the city. His family reached out for...
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Rental runaround? What you need to know about application fees and background checks

Finding an apartment in Southwest Florida can be extremely challenging. Inventory is low and rent is high. But one man's struggle to find a...

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