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.”


New osteoarthritis knee treatment could help you avoid major surgery

More than 27-million Americans suffer with the daily pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis. It’s a condition that worsens over time, with few options to...
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ALCAT test claims to detect food intolerance, but researchers disagree

Linda Markley owns Any Lab Test Now in Fort Myers. Part of the comprehensive services she offers is a food intolerance test called ALCAT,...
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Tightrope device leads to quicker recovery times for athletes

Richard De Asla, an orthopedic surgeon who works at multiple hospitals in Naples, is fascinated by new technologies. There is one device that has recently...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy making kids smile

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a well-known treatment for scuba divers who suffer from decompression sickness. However, very few medical professionals have used the therapy...
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Effective ways to save on prescriptions amid rising drug prices

Duke Beall is frustrated about the increase in drug prices this year. He is retired and on a fixed income. "When they raise it up...
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Mystery meat allergy starts with a tick bite

Most of us enjoy a good, juicy burger from time to time. But imagine if eating red meat triggered a severe allergic reaction! At...

Making MRI safe for pacemakers

For years, older model, so-called legacy pacemakers were not compatible with MRIs because the metal in the pacemakers caused the magnetic resonance imaging devices...
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Operation without opioids: no pain no pills

The U.S. is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, but it might surprise you to learn that older Americans are most at-risk of...

Shingles vaccine is hard to come by due to nationwide shortage

The new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is supposed to be 90 percent effective, but people living in Southwest Florida say they can't find it. The new...

Adaptive tricycles are a great tool, but come at a high price

Parents with children who have autism or cerebral palsy say adaptive tricycles are the answer to providing their kids with a normal life. But there...

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