Tiffany Rizzo

Professional Experience

October 2021 to present: Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania as a reporter and interned with CBS4 in Gainesville, Florida.

News Philosophy

People may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

In my free time, you can find me spending time with friends and family, exercising, or visiting the beach.


I graduated from the University of Florida in May of 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications on the news track and a certificate in Meteorology and Climatology. Go Gators!

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The sunsets


Coral Springs, FL



Inflation hurting Floridians, nearly half struggle paying bills new study says

Many in Florida are scrambling, trying to afford the basic necessities. It is no secret that a lot of people are feeling the impacts...

Merlin the emu missing for close to a week from Golden Gate Estates home

Merlin the emu remains on the run. The two-legged, flightless bird has been missing from his Golden Gate Estates home for six days. His owner believes...

Calusa Waterkeeper finds high levels of bacteria in Billy Creek

A creek isn't clearing up after years of problems. The Calusa Waterkeeper says there's a high level of contamination in Billy Creek. The place...

Deputies investigating a room at a Motel 6 in Englewood

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation in a room at a Motel 6 in Englewood. The sheriff's office said they began...

Easter sunrise service returns to Fort Myers Beach

For the first time in two years, the Easter sunrise service at Fort Myers Beach returned on Sunday. Hundreds of people showed up on this...

Wear Blue campaign brings awareness to child abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida is taking a hard stance to stop the abuse and neglect...

Yorkie dies after rattlesnake attack in Charlotte County, saves owner

A Charlotte County family is mourning the loss of their Yorkie Jack after he was bit by a rattlesnake. The 6-pound dog stepped outside and...

Sunflowers for Ukraine: How one Southwest Florida art group is helping the war-torn nation

After working on their paintings for a month an art club in Southwest Florida is selling their work to support Ukraine. All of the paintings...

Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs gets a new puppy to train

A new puppy is training hard to help children in need. A lab pup from Ocala that was picked up on Wednesday by a volunteer...

SWFL realtor says home prices are going to keep climbing

If you're looking to buy a home in the sunshine state, you will need to act fast to get a good price. The average...

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