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Gail Levy

Professional Experience

I joined the WINK News team in June 2020. I’m a is one of our general assignment reporters, so it’s fair to say I know a little bit about a lot.

I was previously was a reporter at WJHG/WECP in Panama City Beach, Florida. There I covered Hurricane Michael which devasted the area, but I feel blessed I got to see the community rebuild.

Awards and Recognition

My work in the field lead me to win a Florida Associated Press award on some of the coverage after Hurricane Michael.

News Philosophy

Everyone has a story to be told.

Hobbies, Interest & Community Involvement

Bake and cook healthy goodies. I also have an aloe plant I’m is really trying to keep alive. More than anything, I love getting outdoors and exercising with my dog Maggie Mae.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

I love just being down south! I love the warm weather, the beaches, and being near friends and family.

Hometown

Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

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AARP worries Florida’s lifting of nursing home visitor restrictions is too soon

Families are celebrating now that everyone can go inside nursing homes in the state again to see loved ones, but a group is saying...
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DeSantis announces visitation changes at long-term care facilities during roundtable in Fort Myers

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a roundtable Thursday in Fort Myers regarding long-term care facilities. He announced the state will ease restrictions even more on visitations...
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SWFL cases, hospitalizations due to COVID begin slight trend upward

Gov. Ron DeSantis has suggested he may change the frequency in which COVID-19 cases are reported in the state, but Wednesday afternoon, his communications...
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Early voting begins Monday, candidates make final push for Florida

Some are calling it the most important election of their lives. Monday morning, early voting gets underway. The Supervisor of Elections website in your county...
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Hundreds expected to take to the streets in Women’s March Fort Myers

Saturday morning, the Women's March Fort Myers will take to the streets to represent the political party and the values that they hope will...
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Motorcycle crash victim searches for good Samaritan

On Sept. 22, Kyle Durham was in a pretty bad motorcycle accident. There was a stranger who stopped to check on him. Now he,...
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Survivor raising awareness, money for cure

Fighting cancer - any kind of cancer - is no easy feat, but one Southwest Florida woman is proud to say she's a breast...
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Bonita Springs Farmers Market reopens

Farmers markets are a popular place to find local produce and unique items, and many of you have missed out on your favorite must-haves...
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Water releases from Lake Okeechobee to begin next week

A lot of water from Lake Okeechobee is coming our way. The Army Corps of Engineers said Friday they'll start releasing water from the...
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Thousands of bikers expected to gather in south Cape Coral despite city’s bike night...

The City of Cape Coral canceled its annual bike night event due to concerns for the spread of the coronavirus, but that's not stopping...

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