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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6 arrested in Punta Gorda counterfeit cash investigation

Six people were arrested Monday in connection with a counterfeit investigation, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said. The following people are facing several charges for...
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Cape Coral neighbors believe protected burrowing owls are being mistreated

Cape Coral neighbors are upset and say state protected burrowing owls in their backyards are being mistreated. One of the issues - lawnmowers. Pascha Donaldson with Cape...
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Bonita Springs, Collier County to work on solution for stormwater issue

Bonita Springs residents are having differing opinions over a solution to a stormwater issue to avoid flooding. Natalie Kipper, of Bonita Springs, left the state...

‘We’ve got to put a stop to it’: lawmakers, residents call for algae clean-up

STATE OF EMERGENCY? Algae blooms are taking over SWFL waterways. And even though the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced long-term plans to curb...

Sen. Nelson celebrates Hoover Dike project during Fort Myers visit

Senator Bill Nelson was in Fort Myers Thursday working to stop an outbreak of algae in the Caloosahatchee River. The sight and smell of green...
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Road reopens following water main break near McGregor Blvd.

A water main break snarled traffic for several hours Tuesday on McGregor Boulevard, according to the Fort Myers Police Department. The water main break happened...
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New FL law could make it easier to remove mugshots from the web

People whose mugshots are currently splashed all over the web could soon see them taken down as a new Florida law goes into effect. "My...

‘You can smell it in the air’: Red tide & algae spread through SWFL

Waters around Southwest Florida are turning green, as green algae spreads across the region. However, most areas are still safe from another type of...
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Cape Coral woman says mail, memories stolen from mailbox

Deanna Addis said letters and a check were stolen from her mailbox on the 2700 block of Northwest First Place. "So now I'm going to...
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Foster children become part of Fort Myers forever families

When children in the foster care system become part of a forever family, it's a heartwarming moment. And several Fort Myers families officially opened their...

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