Nicole Lauren

Professional Experience

WINK- June 2018 to Present.
Previous experience WBOC- TV Salisbury, MD.

News Philosophy

Give every story you do 110 percent.

There’s always someone out there who has a story to be told, they’re just waiting for us to find it and tell it. Accurately and honestly.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Since I moved to SWFL my hobbies have mainly consisted of relaxing by the pool/ beach when I am not working!


I studied at Villanova University. I majored in Communications with a specialization in Journalism. While I attended school there I did over 5 internships at various news stations in the North East.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

Easy answer- The Weather! Being from NY- I still can’t believe I live in paradise!


Manhasset, NY.


Counties discuss potential partnership to protect SWFL’s coast

Monday, Cape Coral is discussing a new partnership to help prepare our coast for strong storms. Florida Gulf Coast University professor Dr. Savarese says there...
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2018, file photo Juul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York. Federal health authorities say vaping giant Juul Labs illegally promoted its electronic cigarettes as a safer option to smoking, including in a presentation to school children. The Food and Drug Administration issued a stern warning letter to the company Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, flagging various claims by Juul, including that its products are “much safer than cigarettes.” The FDA has been investigating Juul for months but had not previously warned the company. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)video

Florida considers banning anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing vape products

As scientists are trying to figure out what in vaping is killing people, Florida counties are taking action to protect people from these products...
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Khyler Edman, teen who died protecting his sister, to be honored today

Today the community will honor Khyler Edman, the young hero teen who died defending his sister during a burglary last week. News of Khylers final...

Historic building demolished in Downtown Fort Myers

Wednesday morning roads were closed around the demolition of a historic building in Downtown Fort Myers. A 119-year-old building on 1st Street right across from...

Second phase of texting and driving crackdown begins Tuesday

As of midnight on Tuesday, texting and driving laws got even tougher if you are caught using your phone behind the wheel in certain...

Seasonal ban ends, scientists still warn against fertilizer use

The law about how you can take care of your own lawn is changing, and the seasonal fertilizer band is coming to an end. But...

Lingering construction on Burnt Store Road aggravating drivers

Steps to make a road safer has drivers frustrated as construction lingers on along Burnt Store Road. Aggressive drivers and accidents are two things Burnt...

‘Trading an evil for an evil:’ Vaping not a safe way to quit smoking...

Six deaths, hundreds sick, and now even the president is getting involved to protect you from vaping. We spoke with one 18-year-old who started vaping...

Out of Dorian’s cone, people in Naples wish the best for those who aren’t

Emergency management for our inland counties remains on Sunday. On the coast, Charlotte County closed its Emergency Operations Center on Saturday. Lee County is...
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Hurricane Dorian wanes Labor Day weekend tourism revenue in Naples

There are empty chairs, vacant stores and minimal guests at hotels. It is safe to say expectations of Hurricane Dorian had an negative impact...

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