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


Luminary Hotel general manager on benefits to Fort Myers, opening with precautions

The Luminary Hotel in downtown Fort Myers officially opens next week and we have an inside look for you! The brand new rooms, the stunning views...

Some counties with universities see spike in COVID-19 cases, but not all

COVID-19 cases are spreading on college campuses. An interactive map from the New York Times shows every college in the nation that has students...

Publix helps couple make dream wedding cake after they couldn’t get one due to...

A wedding cake conundrum. A couple's plans — changed because of the pandemic. They love cakes from Publix, but travel restrictions meant a lot of...

The reasons lawyers say quarantine divorce is more likely for newlyweds

Lawyers say divorce rates are spiking because of the pandemic and newlyweds seem to be driving the spike. Couples are arguing over things they've never...

Life jacket loaner stations setup in Lee and Charlotte Counties

Just in time for your Labor Day water activities, one company is setting up stations to loan life jackets to your family. Sea Tow says...

Attorney says client unfit for trial after recorded during racist rant, has history of...

Lawyers are now fighting over whether a man accused of screaming racial slurs at a Black woman in Southwest Florida is competent for trial. Jeffrey...

How to stay safe with online dating during the pandemic

Dating is tough during the pandemic. Bars are closed. There is limited space at restaurants, and people are staying home. We looked at how you...

Sexual assault on FGCU campus has students on edge

A sexual assault occurred during the first week of classes on FGCU's campus. The victim says the incident occurred after she met the perpetrator...

Hertz selling thousands of cars as part of bankruptcy deal, good news for buyers

As many families struggle during this pandemic, some of you are searching for a vehicle at a decent price. Hertz is looking to clean out...

Early voting site in Punta Gorda closed after COVID-19 contact reported

The early voting location at the Punta Gorda Historic Courthouse has closed after a poll worker reportedly had contact with someone who has COVID-19. The...

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