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.


Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications from the University of Florida

Likes best about Southwest Florida

All of the beautiful islands.


Miami Beach, Florida.


Lehigh Acres man accused of drowning 2 animals, bludgeoning another

A man has been arrested after being accused of killing three animals and throwing them into a garbage can. On Monday, the Lee County Sheriff’s...

Fort Myers council members have ideas for saving City of Palms Park

Fort Myers officials have differing ideas in mind for what's next for an old ballpark, but the city has already asked the county to...

SWFL Republicans approve of DeSantis leadership during pandemic

We looked at critiques from both sides of the aisle regarding Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent leadership in the state during the pandemic. The governor has...

Once-visible DeSantis remains behind closed doors as cases surge

People are looking for leadership as COVID-19 runs rampant. Other states are enforcing pandemic restrictions, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is staying behind closed doors. He...

DeSantis remains quiet as state surpasses 900,000 COVID-19 cases

The COVID-19 crisis is getting worse by the day in Florida, with nearly 8,000 new cases reported Wednesday - and still no response from...

Casey Askar sues Byron Donalds for defamation during Republican primary

A controversial campaign text message is at the center of a lawsuit. The text claimed Republican Byron Donalds, who won the race for Florida...

Where’s DeSantis? Gov silent as state’s COVID-19 cases rise

Florida is in the midst of another spike in COVID-19, with 4,600 positive cases reported Monday by the state. That number was over 10,000 on...

Man offers up boat after another loses his during storm

A liveaboard boat owner in Southwest Florida is being offered a new home from someone in the community after his repeatedly slammed into Matlacha...

Volunteers help to get boat sailing after it crashes into Matlacha Bridge

Work was underway Thursday to remove a sailboat that crashed into the Matlacha Bridge. In the blink of an eye, Christian Mancon's home slipped away...

Vice President Pence set to vacation on Sanibel, a 30-year tradition

Vice President Mike Pence was set to begin visit Sanibel Island for vacation. One of his typical stops is The Sanibel Grill. He’s visited...

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