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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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...
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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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Naples Senior Center receives $5 million donation for dementia program

A considerable cash infusion was just donated to help many in Collier County. The funds were bestowed to the Naples Senior Center. It offers several...
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‘Momtrepreneur’ work from home mom trend on the rise

"Momtrepreneurs" are a new movement of women, making money by pursuing their passion and they are doing it all from home. Brianna Blain is a...
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Natural cleaners: Essential oils put to the test against bleach, vinegar

Some tout that essential oils can soothe aches, calm your mind and clean your home. With the help of the educational lab at Florida...
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Big savings, big screens and falling prices: Guide to holiday TV shopping

(CONSUMER REPORTS) Shopping for a new TV this holiday season? We've got good news: Screen sizes are bigger than ever, and prices keep falling....
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Study: Fitness trackers hardly contribute to weight loss

(CONSUMER REPORTS) Fitness trackers are all the rage these days. But a new study, one of the biggest and longest to date, suggests that...

Preparing your Thanksgiving grocery list? Try these top-rated stuffings

(CONSUMER REPORTS) What would Thanksgiving be without turkey and stuffing? It's not easy to cheat on the turkey, but what about taking a shortcut...
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Freeze-dried foods offer additional meal options

Freeze-dried food is making it way into American consumers' homes, giving families dehydrated dishes that last for decades.

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