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.


Cape Coral neighbors warn about boat safety after deadly crash

Surveillance video shows a pontoon boat traveling at a high speed through a lake in shallow water moments before a deadly crash. Wednesday, a man...

SWFL tourism heats up heading into the summer

Tourism is heating up, as more people start to travel during the summer after becoming fully vaccinated. But the industry in Southwest Florida has...

Florida sees lowest daily COVID-19 case count since October 2020

Coronavirus cases are dropping in Florida Monday, the state hit the lowest number reported in a day since October 2020. On May 24, 2021, the state...

Customers losing flood insurance policies ahead of hurricane season

We recently reported people being dropped from their homeowner's insurance policies ahead of hurricane season, and with yet another blow, we’re seeing people get...

Data shows rise in anti-Semitism in US, Florida in recent years

The latest war surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has led to more threats against the Jewish community, as data shows threats had already been on...

WWII veteran in SWFL turns 97 years old

A Southwest Florida veteran turned 97 years old Friday. Navy veteran Price Hurt was celebrated by his community. Watch the video above for the full story...

Blue-green algae in Caloosahatchee brings back bad memories for businesses

A growing algae crisis is bringing back bad memories for businesses. Our crews checked on W.P. Franklin Lock on the Caloosahatchee River in Olga Thursday,...

SWFL housing market sees uptick in homes paid in cash

An outrageous amount of people are paying cash for homes in Florida, and we learned at least 25% of the homes sold in the...

Aiken rejects plea deal, bank robbery case headed to trial

The man who, investigators say, confessed to robbing a bank rejected a plea deal on Tuesday. This means Glenn Aiken's case is headed to...

Special session held in Tallahassee to review Seminole Tribe gambling deal

A special session about bringing sports betting to Florida is being held by Florida lawmakers in Tallahassee. It kicked off Monday, and now, people...

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