Nicole Gabe

Professional Experience:

June 2019 to present: Reporter, 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.

Southwest Florida ER doctor talks about critical week ahead, response to coronavirus

Monday marks the start of a critical week in the response to lessen the spread of the coronavirus. Top health officials say it's going...

Community members work together to give out free meals

First come, first serve. Michelle Pope, owner of Chelle's Special Touch Catering, is serving the community for free, all thanks to Benita and Joe North...

Massachusetts woman staying in Naples feels trapped, worried she won’t be able to get...

Lisa Kattar feels trapped. While Florida is tracking people who come here from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, she fears what will happen if...

Small businesses in downtown Fort Myers weighing options amid coronavirus-stunted economy

Small businesses in downtown Fort Myers are sitting empty with the situation forcing at least one owner to close her doors permanently, while others...

Sea Tow helps educate SWFL boaters about new state restrictions

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ended the week issuing an executive order for all boaters to follow in the continued effort to lessen...

Golfers still hitting links, but with caution

Golfing is one of the few things you can still do as more businesses close, and golfers say they're taking no chances when it...

Gulf Coast Humane Society needs foster families

An overflowing animal shelter in Lee County is in need of foster families as more pets are being surrendered. It may not be obvious, but...

Fort Myers Beach orders small rec businesses to close, beach remains packed

The beaches are empty in major South Florida cities Fort Lauderdale and Miami in the middle of spring break, as local governments there try...

Arcadia Rodeo opening day underway and on schedule

There are no signs of worry at the Arcadia Rodeo for opening day Thursday. The rodeo was preparing for the night’s events when we...

Collier County Health Department monitoring 3 confirmed coronavirus patients

We met with a spokeswoman for Florida Department of Health Collier County about the three confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the county Wednesday, a...

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