Hannah Vogel

Professional Experience:
September 2017 to present: Reporter, WINK News
Previously worked at KEPR-TV in Pasco, Washington.

Awards and Recognition:
Reported on the aftermath of an officer-involved shooting that received national attention.

Covered the first detection of gravitational waves at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

Covered the clean up efforts and challenges of the Hanford Nuclear Site on the Columbia River in Pasco, Washington.

News Philosophy:
Listen to and make time for everyone–they all have a story to tell.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service:
Fitness and nutrition!

Education:
DePaul University, 2015
Bachelors Degree in Journalism

Likes best about Southwest Florida:
The animals– Iguanas and alligators and bears, oh my!

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

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Gov. Rick Scott hoping to use clay treatment to reduce red tide

Gov. Rick Scott is proposing a new strategy to combat the red tide plaguing Southwest Florida water. Scott announced a partnership with Florida Fish and...
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Six battalion chiefs from Greater Naples Fire suing for unpaid overtime

Six battalion chiefs from the Greater Naples Fire are fighting to get paid for overtime hours, saying the district owes them each hundreds of...
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Naples schools cracking down on e-cigarettes and vaping

The FDA says e-cigarette companies are using designs that look like candy packaging to get kids vaping. And now, those companies have 60 days to...
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SWFL woman fighting for pedestrian safety after losing her son

In Collier County, deputies are stepping up traffic patrols to help students walking and biking to class. It's something one mother is thankful to see. It's...
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Bumpy private roads to get help from Collier County tax

Some dirt roads in Collier County are in such bad shape that they are putting lives at risk, preventing emergency vehicles from getting through. That's...
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Collier County Commissioners vote to defer stormwater fee for 1 year

Collier County Commissioners voted to defer the stormwater fee for one year at a meeting Thursday. "You are not ready for this--you are not ready--no,"...
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Naples residents call for stricter rules for fertilizer, start petition

What residents put on their lawns can have an impact on waterways across Southwest Florida. After a tough summer on the beaches with red tide...
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Residents vote against fire fees for 2 Collier communities

Two Collier County communities voted against giving their fire department's more money. The proposed fees were for Immokalee Fire Control District and North Collier Fire...
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Election night sparks controversy of stormwater fee proposal

Voters re-elected two Collier County Commissioners Tuesday night, but with that sparks the hot button issue right now: the proposed stormwater fee. "It's ridiculous....
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Police bust underage party in rented Naples home

It looks like your average home in a quiet neighborhood in Naples. But on Saturday, police say renters threw a house party in a home...

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