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.

CAT sticker on a vehicle in Charlotte County. (Credit: WINK News)video

Charlotte County pull over sticker ensures your vehicle is not stolen

Would you willingly give Deputies permission to pull you over? The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office wants you to do it so it can make...

Punta Gorda library space dedicated to Mary Knowlton

In a few days, a brand-new library will be open to serve an entire community, and it will also have a room that serves...

Sanibel veterinarian concerned about set changes to Endangered Species Act

There are growing concerns after the Trump administration announced it wants to weaken the Endanger Species Act, putting protected animals like sea turtles at...

Southwest Florida veteran saved by golden retriever service dog named “Angel”

Do you believe in angels? One Southwest Florida veteran says a golden retriever named "Angel" saved his life. Only WINK News reporter Nicole Gabe met with...

City of Cape Coral may add pedestrian bridge

Most people agree that fast-moving traffic along Cape Coral Pkwy. does not mix well with walkers or bikers. But a new pedestrian bridge could...
Sanibel Police Officer Anthony Neri remembered in bricklaying ceremony. (Credit: WINK News)video

Sanibel Police Officer Anthony Neri remembered in bricklaying ceremony

The community and first responders honored a Sanibel police officer who died in the line of duty. During a training drill in May, Officer Anthony...
Sign from a protester at the Naples rally Friday. (Credit: WINK News)video

Naples Youth Climate Protest demand politicians take action

Right now, young people from all across Southwest Florida are taking steps to help the environment. The first Naples Youth Climate Protest is underway....
FILE: Anti-speeding signs. (Credit: WINK News/FILE)video

Cape Coral considers 30 mph speed limit cap on residential streets

Imagine fearing for your safety in your own driveway or getting nervous every time you go for a walk, all because of speeders flying...

Lehigh Acres neighbors like the canal drainage but hate the trash left behind

Three hundred and eleven miles is the length of canals the City of Lehigh Acres needs to dredge. The ongoing work may be necessary...

Fort Myers Beach considers ban of Roundup herbicide chemical

The town of Fort Myers beach is concerned a popular herbicide is having negative effects on public health and a cause for water quality...

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