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 Americans spend twice as much on healthcare as other nations

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‘He celebrated everything’: SWFL mom advocates for heart health after losing son

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‘It saved my life’: Procedures could help SWFL patients lose weight

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Collier ranks 2nd in state as SWFL shows mixed marks on health report

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New technology lets doctors perform lower-risk procedures for cardio patients

A few months ago, 78-year-old Edwarn Liebler thought he was out of options. Liebler's heart was failing and he'd already had four surgeries to...

Areas affected by hurricanes see spike in cardiac trauma

Glenn Frith and his family evacuated Southwest Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma six months ago. But the stress of clearing out his aviation business...

Marine snails could provide relief from chronic pain

More and more researchers are investigating natural solutions to chronic pain, in the midst of America’s opioid epidemic. University of Utah researchers are looking...

Funding for SHINE medicare assistance program at risk

A program meant to help seniors navigate different health insurance options is at risk. Federal lawmakers are currently deciding on whether or not to cut...

Parkinson’s is personal: Olympic medalist reflects on experience with disease

For Olympic gold medalist Connie Carpenter Phinney, Parkinson's is personal. Her husband, olympic cycling medalist Davis Phinney, has been fighting the disease for 17 years. At...

Experts weigh in on connection between drugs and violence in youth

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