Emma Heaton

Professional Experience

June 2021 to present: WINK News Reporter and Video Journalist. Previously worked as Reporting/Production Intern, Production Assistant, Associate Producer, Producer at WBBH in Fort Myers, 2019 to 2021.

News Philosophy

Be honest. Own up to your mistakes. Do your best, no matter who is watching. Be the hardest worker in the room. Never compare yourself to others. Your only true competition is yourself.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

​Being active, out & about in the Florida sunshine. Meeting new people and hearing their stories.


Bachelor’s in Journalism, Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The weather, gulf beaches, and the people!


Aurora, CO


Neighbors in Pine Manor still wait for info from LCSO on recent incident

New video shows the moment the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Team swarmed a Lee County neighborhood. It happened on Fifth Avenue in Pine Manor...
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Man speaks after being hit by a car in Bonita Springs, info on car...

A woman says her boyfriend was the victim of a hit-and-run at a gas station in Bonita Springs on Monday. In the video above, you...

Airline travel for Fourth of July could prove tricky

Flight cancellations and delays are already starting to stack up ahead of this holiday weekend. The number of travelers during the Fourth of July is...

FMPD: Missing children remain in Mexico, parents wanted for interfering with custody

A missing newborn and toddler last seen in Fort Myers were found in Mexico on Friday and that's where they remain. Their parents, who authorities...
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Friends and family of Palm Beach Blvd shooting victim fearful, suspects on the run

Two accused shooters are on the run as a man fights for his life after the shooting on Palm Beach Boulevard on Saturday. Fort Myers...

Missing children last seen in Fort Myers found in Mexico, will return home

LATEST UPDATE A missing infant and toddler last seen in Fort Myers have been found in Mexico. Fort Myers police confirmed to WINK News that 2-month-old...

Fort Myers police arrest aunt of missing children

Fort Myers police arrested Iris Barrios Ozorio, 34, the aunt of two missing Fort Myers children. According to FMPD, Ozorio will be charged with interference...

FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for young siblings last seen in Fort Myers

A Missing Child Alert has been issued Wednesday morning for a pair of young siblings last seen in Fort Myers. According to the Florida Department...

Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann has died at 80

Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann died early Tuesday morning at his home in Alva at the age of 80. Mann's family asked that everyone help...

North Fort Myers woman warned after dog left outside for days

Lee County Domestic Animal Services is investigating after a dog was left chained to a tree at a North Fort Myers home for more...

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