Lindsey Sablan

Professional Experience

2014 to present: Anchor for WINK News This Morning. 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

The 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 two young children.

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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Fort Myers teacher, single mother of 3 to close soon on Habitat for Humanity...

A woman working full-time teaching history to Lee County students couldn't find an affordable place to raise her own family—until now. Sasha Johnson is a...
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Money Monday: February 2022 jobs report

The Department of Labor released the widely anticipated jobs report Friday. To help us interpret this report is Stefan Contorno, senior vice president and...
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Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples launches cheap tickets for low-income families

In 2022, the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples launched new, discounted tickets for low-income families to make sure all children have access to the...
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Survivor of “widow-maker” heart attack warns new mothers of their increased risk

Cardiovascular incidents are the number one cause of death in new mothers. WINK News morning anchor Lindsey Sablan sat down with a woman who...
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Immokalee Foundation helps students learn skills for after high school

The Immokalee Foundation has found a creative way to bring internships to students, providing hands-on experience and helping teens identify what they want to...
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Master sommeliers give tips before 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festivals

On Saturday, master sommeliers will descend on Southwest Florida for the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival. The wine experts are from all over the country,...
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Behind the scenes of the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Take a look at the details of what it takes to host one of the country's largest fundraisers. The elaborate invitations for the 2022 Naples...
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SWFL Children’s Charities Eye Center helps young liver transplant patient

A girl in Fort Myers had to undergo a liver transplant as a 4-year-old and still has to see a handful of doctors every...
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How a poster sparked debate over Lee County schools’ policies for LGBTQ students

In 2021, a poster not unique to the School District of Lee County sparked controversy and heated debate over the District's policies regarding LGBTQ...
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Looking back at the Gabby Petito, Brian Laundrie investigations

The death of Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in her death, was a whirlwind story that captured the...

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