Channing Frampton

Professional Experience

Dec. 2016 to present: Weekend morning anchor & weekday reporter, WINK News. Previously an executive producer, anchor and reporter for WHSV in Harrisonburg, Va. and an anchor, reporter, producer and weather anchor for TV3 in Winchester, Va.

Awards & Recognition

Superior award for effort by individual reporter from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Meritorious award for best individual news producer from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Meritorious award for best individual news anchor from AP of the Virginias 2014 & 2015.

Runner up award for outstanding feature reporter from Virginia Association of Broadcasters, 2013.

Mirror Ball Champion for Dancing with the Stars of the ‘Burg, 2015.

News Philosophy

“I always work to tell a story that is fair and balanced, catches your attention and is meaningful to whoever is watching however they’re watching.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Running, railfanning, karaoke, hitting the gym & hitting the beach.


Robert Morris University

BA in Media Arts with a concentration in TV/video production

Minored in theater and international studies

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“The weather and the seafood.”


Study shows thousands of donated kidneys thrown away each year

Right now, 93,000 people in the United States are waiting on a kidney. However, a new study shows thousands of donated kidneys are thrown...

Dangerous trend could lead to a new generation of addicted parents

Millions of Americans deal with substance abuse every year, but it's not just the users who suffer the consequences. We're talking about the children who...

New drug could help those fighting sickle cell disease

It's a deadly disease that could run in your family, and there aren't very many drugs to treat it. But, there's new help on...
Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction leaving more than 3.3 million homes and businesses without power in Florida. (CBS News photo)video

Rebuilding remains 2 years after Hurricane Irma swamps SWFL

Tuesday marks two years since Hurricane Irma swept into Southwest Florida leaving counties in devastation. Several areas remain in the rebuilding process, leaving some...

Cataract patient first to get latest lens implant technology in SWFL

A new implant is helping people in Southwest Florida see clearer and regain their quality of life. We got a first look at the revolutionary...

Early autism screening jump starts treatment

A new study from the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center may change the paradigm of diagnosis. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests kids...
Insulin medication is becoming increasingly more expensive for patients, including those in Southwest Florida. (Credit: MGN)video

Bill would reduce the cost of insulin for American patients

Diabetes treatment has come a long way in the last 15 years. But that does not mean patients are living healthier lives. Ted Rudich, who...
Drugs are becoming more expensive. (Credit: CBS News)video

Drug prices are ‘unconscionable.’ Rep. Rooney works to change that

The cost of prescription drugs is forcing Floridians to go without food, ration their medicine and find other ways to stay healthy. Congressman Francis Rooney...
FILE: Page Field (FMY) (Credit: Lee County Port Authority/FILE)video

Controllers handle influx of planes at Page Field due to Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is causing many problems for owners of private planes along the east coast of Florida. The owners are now forced to fly...
Hendry Regional Medical Center boarded up ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian on the east coast of Florida. (Credit: WINK News)video

Hendry Regional Medical Center issues ‘code brown’ before Dorian arrives

There are signs of Hurricane Dorian's potential arrival in Hendry County. The regional medical center in Clewiston is now boarding up ahead of the...

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