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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‘Spirit of Children’ helps make Halloween fun for kids in the hospital

We are just 15 days away from Halloween, but some kids at Golisano Children's Hospital got a head start on the holiday. Happiness helps heal,...
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FGCU sorority fundraiser raises breast cancer awareness

Sorority members at Florida Gulf Coast University are helping in the fight against breast cancer. An event held at FGCU on Friday was raising...
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Local students learning hydroponics, improve future of SWFL water quality

A form of farming could have positive impacts on our water quality, positively impacting our livelihoods overall. A local teacher is educating our leaders...
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Shortage of workers for Southwest Florida construction companies

Everywhere you look in Southwest Florida, you can find a construction site. From a home getting a new roof, to workers starting from scratch. William...
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Downtown Fort Myers building to be demolished, make way for new businesses

A rotting roof, peeling paint and a whole lot of history. In four days, 2208 First Street will come down. Mollie Turner knows this building...
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Harriet, the eagle, attacked by owl while sleeping, spotted safe

Southwest Florida’s famous bird of prey was the victim of an attack. Harriet, the eagle, was attacked at her nest by an owl in North...
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Teaching a new generation in Naples the horrifying 9/11 attacks

Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001? High school seniors this year were born the year the attacks happened. For schools,...

Safety kit helps families of children with autism

The National Autism Association is responsible for a new device that can help parents of children with autism locate their child if they go...

Study uses ‘brain games’ to improve memory for elderly people

A new study by researchers is using computerized brain games to help improve memory of elderly people. Marlene Ray, 73, knows all to well what...

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