Lindsey Sablan

Professional Experience

2014 to present: WINK News morning anchor. Previously worked at KMGH-TV in Denver, WSJV-TV in South Bend, Ind., and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Mo.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

Enjoys participating in marathons and  triathlons.

Education

University of Missouri.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

As an island girl at heart, I’m thrilled to be back by the beach. While there are so many fantastic things about Southwest Florida, one of my favorites is Captiva, which holds a special place in my heart because that is where I celebrated my marriage.

Hometown

I don’t have one. I’ve never lived anywhere longer than four years.

Family

Husband and a baby due in Feb. 2016.

Memorable Assignments

Covering the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., and historic floods that destroyed parts of Colorado.

Interesting Fact

As the daughter of U.S. Navy parents, I’ve lived in 10 states, Guam and Sweden.

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Mental health experts help out SWFL schoolchildren, their families

Over the last year, a group called "mental health navigators" has helped some of the children most in need in our schools, reaching them...
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3 SWFL moms find strength, support in each other during pandemic struggles

Women lost a staggering $800 billion in income in just the last year. While business bounces back, ladies are still struggling to return to...
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Inspiring People: International dance champion shares passion with children of SWFL

An international dance superstar is inspiring children in Southwest Florida with confidence, discipline and a little bit of rhythm. "I want to give kids that...
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Inspiring People: Superglue incident inspires future pediatric ophthalmologist

The new Southwest Florida Children's Charities eye institute is getting ready to open. Dr. Shauna Berry, one of the doctors hired during the expansion, spoke...
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New eye institute opening at Golisano Children’s Hospital this fall

WINK News has an exclusive first look at a new eye institute opening for children in our area. The building off Summerlin Road and...
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Dr. David Thomas on the Derek Chauvin trial and its aftermath

WINK News anchor Lindsey Sablan talks to retired police officer and Florida Gulf Coast University professor of justice studies Dr. David Thomas on what...
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Golisano Children’s Museum hosting parent-child learning workshops, fundraiser on Friday

Staff at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples noticed a difference in children during the pandemic, and now they're doing something about it. The museum...
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VA vaccinates minority veterans

While minority populations across the U.S. are, in some cases, hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine, this is far from the case with minority...
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Inspiring People: Designer creates new rooms for Ronald McDonald House

Families with children in Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida for days, even weeks, now have a place nearby to stay. The Ronald McDonald...
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Inspiring People: Designer creates new rooms for Ronald McDonald House

Families with children in Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida for days, even weeks, now have a place nearby to stay. The Ronald McDonald...

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