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!

Education

Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beaches!

Hometown

Long Island, NY

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Longtime married couples celebrate Valentine’s Day in SWFL

It's all about love on Valentine’s Day. And, from financial struggles to kids, a couple we spoke to knows it takes a lot to...
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Good Samaritans in Cape Coral jump into action

Alisha Abercrombie is seen in a photo surrounded by two good Samaritans whose act of kindness has them going viral on Thursday evening. It turns...
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Lee County school board puts property tax hike on the table for discussion

Governor DeSantis wants to raise the pay for all teachers in Florida, but you'll be paying for it. The School District of Lee County says...
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Special tax to support ‘Conservation Collier’ will be on the ballot this November

Get ready Collier County taxpayers. In November, you'll decide whether to bring back a special tax to support Conservation Collier. "This is a chance to bring...
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FGCU installs license plate readers to keep students safe, help solve crimes

Keeping you and your kids safe on campus. FGCU installed license plate readers to help campus police solve crimes. The readers can even see plates...
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5 people killed in Sebring SunTrust Bank shooting honored with memorial

One year ago Thursday, a man with a gun killed five women in a shooting rocked the small town of Sebring and the nation. "Their...
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Florida lawmaker proposes red lights at crosswalks, force drivers to stop

The death of a 12-year-old girl in the state has made a Florida lawmaker determined to push for legislation that could make crossing the...
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Leticia Perez needed help from Harry Chapin to survive. Now, she is helping others.

The WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk is three days away and we are over $100,000 short of our goal. Without the remaining funds,...
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Three special bikes given in Fort Myers to smiling children with disabilities

There are three special bikes on Wednesday in Fort Myers for three smiling faces. It is made possible thanks to Grampy's Charities, Robbie's Riders...
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Harry Chapin serves 175 families per distribution on average, and you can help

The Harry Chapin Food Bank says 46 thousand children in Southwest Florida don't know where their next meal will come from. The WINK Feeds Families...

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