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


Parking your car in the grass is no longer allowed in Cape Coral

Parking your car in the grass is no longer allowed in Southwest Florida's largest city. The City of Cape Coral just voted to ban it....

Sun Splash Water Park prepares to reopen, will operate at 50% capacity

As we start to get things back to normal here in Southwest Florida, Sun Splash Water Park is getting ready to open its doors. They're...

Cape Coral Redevelopment Agency provides financial support to businesses

Cape Coral businesses have taken a financial hit due to the coronavirus, as many businesses across the state and country have. That's why the CRA...
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LeeCARES tells applicants they’ve been approved when they haven’t yet

While tens of millions have struggled to access federal funds to help them in relief of the coronavirus, the Lee County assistance website is...

Lee County teacher launches rockets with students over Zoom

America's return to space is postponed until Saturday, but one Lee County teacher wanted her students to reach for the stars today. Fifth-grade teacher Courtney...

Families enjoy reopened parks in Lee County to start Memorial Day weekend

Kids itching to get back on the playground are out enjoying the sunshine. Lee County reopened playgrounds, pools, splash pads and pavilions at parks Friday. The...

St. Matthew’s House continues to meet growing food insecurity in SWFL

Not knowing where their next meals will come from, many families in our region are now turning to a food drive for help. Cars lined...

Governor says gyms can reopen at 50% capacity Monday

During a public address Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced gyms can reopen at 50% capacity in Florida beginning Monday. We visited Anytime Fitness in Cape...

Golden Gate Estates resident vows to protect his home from fire despite advice to...

With fires threatening homes and forcing evacuations, some residents say they don't want to leave. One man in Golden Gate Estates is vowing to protect...

‘Prisoners in paradise:’ Naples locals happy to have their beaches reopened

Beachgoers in Naples no longer feel like "prisoners in paradise." Locals are happy about the beaches opening back up and there are no obvious signs...

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