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.


Law enforcement investigating Fort Myers death, victim identified

A death investigation had multiple streets blocked off with crime scene tape Friday morning in Fort Myers. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Andrew...

Investigators searching for ‘ceiling burglar’ who has already hit 15 Lee County businesses

Businesses in Lee County are on high alert after a rooftop burglar has not only stolen money but damaged more than a dozen in...

Young manatee found stranded on Bunche Beach showed signs of red tide

It's a heartbreaking sight. Crews rushed to save the life of a manatee that washed up on Bunche Beach Tuesday morning. In the last few...

FDLE affidavit shows new info in $700K Port Authority racketeering scheme

There is new information about how accused and arrested suspects tried stealing nearly $1 million from Southwest Florida International Airport. According to an affidavit, Florida...

Neighbors, organization install mini reefs to clean water on Fort Myers Beach

See something, say something is a popular phrase used these days. A group of neighbors in Southwest Florida decided to change it up a...

Take it or leave it?: State delivers on Bonita Springs buyback program after Hurricane...

Hurricane Irma rained down on Bonita Springs, in particular, Quinn Street and Downs Drive. "It was terrible because it took quite a long time before...

Small Business Saturday event in downtown Fort Myers boasts 50+ vendors

Small Business Saturday kicked off this morning. You can step up and support small businesses right here in Southwest Florida. Black Friday is officially over,...

Lehigh Acres hit-and-run suspect has bond held at $301,000

The man accused of hitting a mother and son with his truck and driving away made his first appearance with a judge on Sunday...

47th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show boasts largest display ever

Hundreds of boats are on display Saturday in downtown Fort Myers for the 47th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show! It's the place to be if...

Report: Floridians with insurance still can’t afford health care

Health care is expensive. Last year, Florida was among the top-9 states with the highest premiums and deductibles, and it was one of 42...

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