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.”

Ambulance. (Credit: WINK News)video

House bill would allow more hospital competition giving patients options

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House bill would let pharmacists treat certain chronic conditions

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FDA approves breast cancer immunotherapy treatment

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NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival addresses innovative cancer remedies

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A red heart on a home can be a symbol for hope during a...

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Pharmacies: Submit personal info, get prescriptions faster

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How to deal with seasonal allergy symptoms

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How to cope with the effects of Daylight Saving Time

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FGCU professor and students file patent that could change taking medicine

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Immunotherapy treatment helps Vietnam Veteran battle melanoma cancer

A Vietnam Veteran fights a different battle in Southwest Florida. He said he is currently beating stage four melanoma and no matter what, you...

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