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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Trucks haul away trash, debris from yard; homeowner racks up over $15K in fines

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Cleared Lee County School Board member wants colleagues held accountable

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Florida Rep. Greg Steube votes against honoring Capitol police in Jan. 6 attack

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Judge denies former Lee County deputy’s ‘stand your ground’ defense

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Former Lee County deputy accused of killing son wants case dismissed

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Donalds meets with Trump in NJ

Rep. Byron Donalds met with former President Donald Trump on Thursday in New Jersey. They spoke about public policy including border security and the budget. While...
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DeSantis signs property insurance changes

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