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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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12 thefts at North Fort Myers Home Depot this year

The Home Depot said its working at state and local levels to try and make the punishment for retail theft at stores in Southwest...
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Cape Coral man caught on camera tossing, kicking turtles

Cape Coral man was caught on camera kicking and tossing turtles through the grass. The man pushed them into another person's lawn where she...
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New sign, police enforcement moves illegal U-Turns farther down the road

One by one, vehicles are making U-Turns at a Fort Myers intersection. While a recent electronic sign and having police crack down on the...
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Naples taxi driver arrested for DUI and crash in Golden Gate

A man was arrested for drunk driving and causing a car crash in Collier County Saturday. Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested Henry Lisard Alvarez-Barillas, 32,...
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Athletes of all types compete in a Lee County track event

Athletes of all types, including students with and without special needs, competed in a Lee County middle schools track event at a first-of-its-kind gathering. "We...
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Councilman opposes own proposal to investigate Fort Myers Police Dept

A plan to bring in an outside agency to handle Fort Myers Police Department is not moving forward. Part of the reason it won’t...
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Lee Health phasing out baby delivery at Gulf Coast Medical

A Lee Health hospital said it will not deliver babies anymore. As of Feb. 27, Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers will not provide...
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Pilot dies in small plane crash in Winter Haven

Polk County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the cause of a fatal plane crash. Pilot James Wagner died after a small plane crashed into the...
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Fly Lounge reopens despite shaky past

After a string of incidents, the Fly Lounge reopened it's doors today. Fly Lounge closed a few weeks ago when the city issued the bar...
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Authorities discover human remains of a Sarasota missing teenager

Investigators just recovered the remains of a teen nearly a year-and-half after he vanished. The 14-year-old disappeared from his family's Labor Day party in...

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