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.


Palm Beach Gardens, FL.


South Carolina man dies days after being struck by lightning on Sanibel

A South Carolina man who was struck by lightning along with his wife on Sanibel last weekend died Wednesday in a Lee County hospital. Brent...

Man injured in Lehigh Acres shooting speaks about friend who was killed

A month ago, Yairo Oropeza and his best friend were attacked while they were riding ATVs in Lehigh Acres. Oropeza was shot and killed,...

Community members in Lehigh Acres rally for Cuban freedom in homeland

The chants for Cuban freedom aren't stopping. Cuban=Americans and many others are still demanding the U.S. government's help. Community member lined the street in Lehigh...

SWFL law enforcement utilizing license plate readers to track down suspects

Subtle technology is helping keep Southwest Florida safe. License plate readers are helping local law enforcement agencies in Southwest Florida keep everyone safer in public....

Armed felon arrested after 15-year-old travels from Texas to Charlotte County to meet

An armed felon from Georgia was arrested and faces charges after being accused of holding a 15-year-old girl against her will after she traveled...

DOH issues health alert for blue-green algae at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a Health Alert on Friday for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins at...

Dog gets away safe after alligator lunges for it off Sanibel Causeway

A woman’s service dog had a near death experience when an alligator lunged for it off the Sanibel Causeway recently. Jeannie Pitts was throwing the...

Bird dies in bag during attempted theft; Fort Myers woman arrested

A Fort Myers woman was arrested after police say she tried to sneak out of a pet store with a bird and it died. According...

Cape Coral installing more bubble curtains to keep blue-green algae at bay

New bubble curtains will soon go into canals in Cape Coral to keep toxic blue-green algae at bay. A generator will send power three lines...

Pedestrian killed in crash on US-41, north of Winkler Ave, in Fort Myers

A man was killed by a vehicle late Tuesday in Fort Myers. It happened on US-41 near Collier Avenue just before 9 p.m. The victim was...

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