Michelle Mackonochie

Professional experience

2018-present Morning Anchor at WINK
2015-2018 Weekend Anchor/Reporter & Morning Anchor at 47 ABC News in Salisbury, MD
2014-2015 Weekend Anchor/Reporter at WBKB News in Alpena, MI

News Philosophy

Always tell every story with the facts to back it up. Be honest. Speak to your audience as if they are your family & treat every story with importance.

Hobbies, interests

I love going to the beach, doing anything outdoors, exploring new restaurants & hanging with my parrot Olive!


Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beaches!


Long Island, NY


East Coast travelers flock to Fort Myers Beach for holiday weekend

Fort Myers Beach recently enacted a mandate to wear masks in public. But even with that, fears of not social distancing on Fort Myers...

With coronavirus cases spiking, people are torn on the reason why

People wanting a free coronavirus test faced shorter lines at CenturyLink Sports Complex in Lee County today — very different from the crowds we've...

Teens could be using secret language on TikTok as cries for help

TikTok is one of the hottest social media trends for teenagers. There is a discussion about whether the popular app is being used as...

One man dead after shooting at gas station in North Fort Myers

Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead late this morning at a gas station in North Fort Myers. Sergeant...

Lee County laying out its plans for safe return to classrooms

A mix of in-person and virtual classes, with temperature checks, mask recommendations and one-way hallways. These are some of the things kids in Lee...

HOA requires North Naples family take down high school graduation yard sign

A yard sign is causing a big controversy in one North Naples neighborhood. A Barron Collier High School student celebrating graduation was told to take...

Cape Coral woman accused of killing mother claims to be former cult member

A woman in Cape Coral accused of stabbing her mother to death is claiming to be a former cult member. Mariya Lynn Kelly, 21, who...

Lee Virtual School sees spike in enrollment applications for upcoming school year

Come fall, learning could look a little different for some kids. It could happen with a tablet or computer. And parents and students in...

Dog found dead with its mouth taped shut in North Fort Myers

A Cape Coral woman said she found a dog dead with its mouth taped shut on the side of a road. Tammie Read discovered the...

Lee County schools host parade to celebrate students, encourage people to complete the 2020...

Who doesn't love a parade? Especially one that celebrates students. The event at Harns Marsh Middle School went one better, encouraging everyone to complete...

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