Nicole Gabe

Professional Experience:

June 2019 to present: Reporter & anchor, WINK News.
Previously worked at WABC as a 7 On Your Side intern in New York, NY. ; IMG Virginia Tech intern in Blacksburg, Va. ; WFXR intern in Roanoke, Va. ; and an editorial intern with Whitewall Magazine in New York, NY.

Awards & Recognition

Moderated the Virginia Tech 2019 Reunion Weekend Communication Panel

News Philosophy

I believe it’s my mission to serve the public and tell both sides of the story that have truth, meaning and also the ability to impact others.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Being outdoors and finding fun events are just a few things I enjoy here in Southwest Florida. I love to eat and travel with my friends and family! You can also catch me cheering on Virginia Tech – Go Hokies!


Bachelor’s of Science in Multimedia Journalism with a minor in Political Science at Virginia Tech – Magna Cum Laude

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The many land and water activities SWFL has to offer!


Bluefield, Va.


Expanded vaccine eligibility leads to frustration

If you are under 65 and extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, you will need a special form from your doctor before you can get your...

Morningstar Baptist Church gives back before rebuilding

Morningstar Baptist Church may have been left in ruins by a fire, but it's serving the community Tuesday morning, giving away food because the...

Combatting the COVID-19 variant in Florida

The fight to stop the novel coronavirus is critical in our state right now. On the Centers for Disease Control variant tracking map, Florida is...

Delivery drivers keep Harry Chapin Food Bank running

Southwest Florida has been doing its part to make sure our family, friends and neighbors in need have a meal to put on the...
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Shelter for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in Immokalee is changing lives

When human trafficking and domestic violence survivors are able to get away from their abusers, there's a special place in Southwest Florida for them...

How to avoid COVID-19 vaccine scams

Scammers are targeting people desperate to get their COVID-19 vaccine, and one Bonita Springs woman who was almost preyed upon has tips for you...

Lee County NAACP helping seniors, underserved communities get COVID-19 vaccine

Underserved communities are struggling to get access to the COVID-19 vaccine; a lack of internet access and reliable transportation makes trying to get an...

SWFL domestic abuse shelter’s fundraiser underway to support victims, their children

A shelter in Southwest Florida is helping abused women and children escape dangerous situations. The Shelter for Abused Women & Children in Collier County is...

‘River monster’ in Caloosahatchee catches Cape Coral boy, experts by surprise

An Amazonian river monster washed up recently in the Caloosahatchee River in Cape Coral. It isn't the normal friendly catch we're used to seeing in...

SWFL newborns star in Super Bowl commercial

Two babies born in Lee County made their debut in a Super Bowl commercial. It was a surprise the parents learned about right after the...

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