Morgan Rynor

Professional Experience

2018 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked as an anchor and reporter for WUFT in Gainesville, F.L, 2017; WSVN in Miami as an Investigative Unit intern, 2017; Today Show intern in NYC.

Awards & Recognition

I earned two Associated Press Awards while covering Hurricane Irma and a confederate rally. I was ranked Top Speaker in the State of Florida for Varsity Public Forum Debate. I’ve covered big stories in my home state of Florida from the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando to the Richard Spencer rally in Gainesville.

News Philosophy

Be the voice people can rely on in a community to relay accurate, important, and inspiring information. Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

I worked as a tennis instructor back in Miami, so in my free time, I like to play tennis. I also love to travel with my friends and family! Cheering on the Gators is a big family tradition. I didn’t miss a single home football game while I was in college.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications from the University of Florida

Likes best about Southwest Florida

All of the beautiful islands.

Hometown

Miami Beach, Florida.

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Survey: SWFL’s small businesses feeling major impact from pandemic

Florida Gulf Coast University surveyed Southwest Florida businesses in March to help determine the local impacts COVID-19 has had on the community. About 950 executives...
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Lee Health nurse thanks community for support, asks people to stay safe at home

From the moment nurse Yanan Wheeler wakes up through her entire 12-hour shift at Health Park, until the moment she gets to go home...
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See if your mortgage is federally backed

Many people are being greeted with the same message when they contact their mortgage company or bank at this time. People are being communicated...
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‘Safer at Home:’ DeSantis asks Floridians to limit movements only to essential activities

Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order that will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, asking all Floridians to “limit movement to only essential...
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Florida couple stuck on Holland America’s MS Zaandam with 4 dead passengers, 189 sick

For days, Katy Waldrop tried contacting her mom and stepdad, Jim and Colleen Wing, who are stuck on Holland America's MS Zaandam cruise ship. "When...
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Study findings show social distancing good for future economy

Experts have long been telling the public to avoid getting close to others. Social distancing is key to stopping the coronavirus spread. And a...
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Lee County urges people to stay home this weekend, affects future decisions

There is no current stay-at-home order in Lee County, but many people in Lee County received an alert on their phone Friday encouraging them...
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Ways to maintain your health during self-quarantine

Many gyms have closed, and we are asked to stay home, so we looked at how we can all keep our health on track...
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Economist predicts economy will rebound by end of year

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to overwhelmingly approve the $2 trillion stimulus package Friday that will help many people make ends meet....
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Collier County Medical Society wants gov to issue stay-at-home order

Many people are ignoring the advice to stay home, so the Collier County Medical Society is asking Gov. Ron DeSantis to issue a stay-at-home...

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