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.


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.


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


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.

Gulfshore Business honors 40 rising stars under the age of 40

Thursday night, WINK News partners at Gulfshore Business honored 40 rising stars all under the age of 40. The event celebrates the young leaders in...

Preventing yourself and your family from being contaminated with the flu

Flu season officially starts next month but cases are already starting to pick up. Island Coast Pediatrics Dr. Nicole Bruno sat down with WINK News...
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Golden Gate Estates woman recalls Woodstock on its 50th anniversary

In the summer of 1969, a three-day concert changed the world. Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. As she strums her guitar, you may...

WINK News speaks with CBS Evening News Anchor Norah O’Donnell

In two-and-a-half hours, CBS Evening News will air its show from Kennedy Space Center. WINK News Anchor Lindsey Sablan led coverage of reenactment liftoff...

Summer snacks: Homemade healthy treats that don’t require refrigeration

When you're ready to go to the beach this summer, we're going to throw in some nice, healthy treats that don't require any refrigeration. What's...

Easy, fun recipes to keep your kids hydrated this summer

As you're enjoying the outdoors this summer heat, it's easy to get dehydrated. So we asked registered dietician Betsy Opyt to help us come...

Steps you can take to be part of the solution to prevent algae blooms

The water quality crisis in Southwest Florida feels overwhelming if you are one of the many affected by the toxic air and dead fish...

How an island off SWFL’s coast played a pivotal role in Bay of Pigs...

An exclusive island, home to the wealthy, has a mysterious history. We went behind the scenes of Useppa Island, a 100-acre, private island that...

FGCU Mental Health Director talks about visiting Parkland following shooting

Dr. Abbe Finn is the Director of Florida Gulf Coast Clinical Mental Health program, and she talked to WINK News about her experience at...
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Car seat inspections can save the lives of Southwest Florida children

You pay big bucks for car seats. Therefore, you expect they will keep precious cargo safe. "Car seats depending on the type can decrease fatality...

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