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.”


Fundraising campaign helps Naples health clinic treat the uninsured

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Collier County EMS trains civilians how to stop the bleed

Chaos erupted at the David Lawrence Center in Collier County this year when an active shooter alarm was triggered. Luckily, it was a false...

Medicare premium set to increase 7% by 2020, leaving fixed-income seniors worried

Health care costs are high, and they're about to go up again. John Hooks uses Medicare. If you ask him about the cost of health...
Barracuda is among the fish that has made people sick with the harmful toxin. (Credit: World Health Organization)video

‘Super bug’ from algae is making Floridians sick

Doctors know of a rare illness called ciguatera that is making people sick after eating certain kinds of fish. They think a “super bug”...

Procedure used on former President Carter saves lives in SWFL

Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering right now after a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain. Carter is 95-years-old but is said to be...

Gov. DeSantis to announce free mental health services for veterans

Governor DeSantis and Executive Director Burgess joined Lee Health and Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program. to announce partnership...

6-year-old SWFL boy survives cancer, family faces growing medical bills

Last month, 6-year-old Joey Jones rang the cancer victory bell at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Two years ago, doctors did not know if...

Florida spends more on prescription drugs in one year than all of Canada

The state of Florida spends more on prescription drugs in one year than all of Canada does in the same timeframe. At least that's what...
Avoiding surprise medical bills. (Credit: CBS News)video

They survive cancer. But will they overcome their medical bills?

A 30-year-old Lee County woman has her whole life ahead of her, but the weight of the world is on her shoulders. Corrine Tempera...

Rumors of flu vaccine shortage are false, CDC says

According to the CDC, rumors that have been going around about a flu vaccine shortage are not true. After doing a search for the high-dose...

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