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.


Roar Offshore brings in huge revenue for FMB, extends contract for next 20 years

The Roar Offshore boat races this past weekend were such a big hit, organizers have agreed to keep them coming back for decades. Over 60,000...
People running in a 5K. (Credit: WINK News)video

5K fundraiser at North Collier park raises awareness for domestic violence

Nearly 100 runners helped raise money and participated in the Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence 5K Sunday at North Collier Regional Park in...

Roar Offshore National Championship powerboat races a boon to business

Businesses on Fort Myers Beach are revving their engines full throttle. They're ready for thousands of people to pack the beach for the Roar Offshore...

Sensory path helps kids blow off some steam, but also serves a medical purpose

A unique obstacle course where there's no right or wrong. "Kids get to spin, balance, jump, hop and all kinds of physical movements that get...

Make a difference in SWFL during national adopt-a-shelter dog month

Right now, hundreds of animals need homes in Southwest Florida. But you do not have to open your home to a pet to make...
Walk for Wishes. (Credit: WINK News)video

Hundreds gather for Walk for Wishes at Florida Gulf Coast University

Hundreds of people are gathering at Florida Gulf Coast University to take part in the Walk for Wishes on Saturday morning. It is a nationwide...

Moviegoers head out to see ‘The Joker’ despite safety concerns

A mysterious and electrifying joker creating buzz nationwide. "We're really excited about seeing 'The Joker,'" said moviegoer Denise Lugo. She made her way to the Regal...
Steve Rigoni takes his two Yorkshire terriers, Veto and Vinny, with him everywhere he goes. (Credit: WINK News)video

New Florida bill would ban pets from inside restaurants

They are cute and fluffy. But a new Florida bill wants you to keep your dog out of restaurants. Steve Rigoni takes his two Yorkshire...
Texting while driving illustration. (Credit: MGN)video

Florida proposal bans holding or touching a smartphone while driving

Earlier this week, a newly enacted law prohibits you from using your phone while driving through school or construction zones. Now, a new proposal...

Sievers murder trial set to start Tuesday at the Fort Myers courthouse

In a matter of days, two of the people accused of murdering a beloved doctor are expected to finally face justice. Teresa Sievers was murdered...

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