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.

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Brothers ambush Lani Kai employee in the parking lot

A hotel employee ambushed. The Lani Kai tells WINK News two brothers were kicked out of the hotel bar for carrying around a bottle...

Tice community holds prayer for man critically injured in hit-and-run

Community members in Tice gathered Sunday night to pray for a neighbor dragged by a truck. Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Abel Montejo Hernandez last...
Mugshot of Stacey Gridley. (Credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office)video

Teacher arrested for not reporting child sexual abuse crimes

A teacher, someone who is supposed to protect kids, is accused of not reporting a child's sexual abuse. Investigators arrested Stacey Gridley, after her...

Fort Myers family wants TV series’ help son’s murder case

For the third time, Fort Myers Police have allowed a TV show to work one of its cold cases. FMPD said the first two got...

Moms honor donors of Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda

A group of mothers went above and beyond to make sure their kids were safe last year. They didn’t think the money Punta Gorda...

Cape Coral businesses step up to prevent kids from summer hunger

From the halls to home. Summer is here and that means students all over Southwest Florida are coming home soon. The summer break brings back...

Brush fire put out before flames reach Lehigh Acres homes

Lehigh Acres Fire Control & Rescue District responded to a brush fire that burned half an acre of land and came dangerously close to...

Texas man arrested for impersonating law enforcement in Collier County

A man from Texas was arrested after he led a family  to believe he was an investigator but turned out not to be. On Saturday,...
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Marines veteran receives new, mortgage-free home for his service

Giving back to one of our nation's heroes who gave so much. A veteran in Lehigh Acres just got a new home mortgage-free courtesy...
Seal of the School District of Lee County. Photo via WINK

School District of Lee County has 10 days to correct misuse of $3.9 million

Your child's school funding is at stake. The School District of Lee County has 10 days to figure out how to deal with an...

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