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.”


Lehigh Acres hospital builds mental health center for SWFL patients

Nonprofit Mental Health America ranked states based on access to behavioral health services. And based on its research the Sunshine State ranks 43 of...
Patient at FOCUS in Fort Myers. (Credit: WINK News)video

Child Autism: Acids in foods could be harmful to pregnant women

Could the food you eat while pregnant push your baby onto the autism spectrum? That is what researchers in Florida are working to confirm. "My...

Swab for Dalton event searches for Naples teen bone marrow transplant match

A Naples teen relies on weekly blood transfusions to survive and faces certain death unless a match is found for a bone marrow transplant....
FILE: President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci/FILE)video

Trump executive order to cut down on kidney transplant wait times

Kidney disease kills more Americans than breast cancer and often goes unrecognized until it is too late. "I was 19: three days before I turned...

Asking the right questions about cataracts can save money on treatment

Cataracts can cloud your vision. The number of people living with cataracts is expected to skyrocket in the years ahead, despite quick and easy...
Drugs are becoming more expensive. (Credit: CBS News)video

RX prices continue to rise forcing people to make difficult trade-offs

For months we have been tracking the battle against high drug prices and the cost of keeping people healthy – it is not becoming...
14-year-old fights for his life as he awaits a bone marrow transplant. (Credit: WINK News)video

Naples boy fights for his life as he awaits a bone marrow transplant

A simple swab of your cheek could help save a local boy. That is the message a Naples mom is desperate to get out. "It...
Bottles of medication at a pharmacy. (CBS News photo)video

New bill would lower drug costs by stopping price gouging

How much are you paying for prescriptions each month? If you are like most Americans, it is probably too much. "I spend a lot on...
Increasing specialty drug prices force adults into tough financial decisions. (Credit: MGN)video

Higher specialty drug prices force patients into tough financial decisions

Specialty drugs are costing Americans thousands of dollars each year and prices are not getting less expensive. A new report from AARP finds the average...

Freezing stubborn fat is another option to help with weight loss

Freezing stubborn fat away is helping more people get their beach bodies just in time for summer and there's a number of options you...

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