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WINK TV

Southwest Florida CBS Network Television Broadcasters

WINK TV is the oldest TV station in southwest Florida. The channel is usually the most viewed. This locally owned TV station is a CBS affiliate. Ask us about WINK TV, Naples – Marco Island Media or share media reviews. To feature your business, contact us.

WINK TV CBS Marco Island – Naples SW FL Media

On March 18, 1954, WINK-TV signed-on as the first television station in Southwest Florida and has been proudly owned by the McBride Family since its first broadcast. Over the years, WINK-TV has been respected for its quality people and programming, its local news operation and the level of service to its viewers, advertisers and the community at large.

The employees of WINK-TV take great pride in being the most respected, recognized and watched television station in Southwest Florida.

WINK-TV CBS
Fort Myers Broadcasting
2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers FL 33916-1590
239-344-5000

WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES

  • Marco Island votes to break away from Collier County EMS
    Marco Island votes to break away from Collier County EMS - Marco Island leaders voted Tuesday to break its partnership from Collier County’s Emergency Medical Services. The partnership was reportedly a problem during Hurricane Irma because the Collier County evacuation left the island without ambulances after the storm. There are currently two Collier County ambulances available for Marco Island during the day and only one operating […]
  • Fire hydrants scarce in Cape Coral neighborhood
    Fire hydrants scarce in Cape Coral neighborhood - A raging fire Tuesday morning on Northeast 12th Avenue claimed a life and raised a question of concern as fire season approaches. WINK News reporter Kim Powell explains why city leaders say aren’t planning to add fire hydrants in the area near Del Prado Boulevard for several more years. MORE: Deadly fire destroys home in NE […]
  • Customer leaves $2,000 tip at Arizona diner
    Customer leaves $2,000 tip at Arizona diner - It was an early Christmas present for the staff at a diner in Arizona.A simple breakfast resulted in a $2,000 tip from one generous customer. It was a typical busy breakfast rush at the 5 & Diner, except for one extraordinary customer. A stranger ordered eggs and bacon and left behind a lot more than […]
  • Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’
    Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’ - This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.” Yes, it’s been a big year or two or 100 for the word. In 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent over 2016 on Merriam-Webster.com and spiked several times after key events, lexicographer Peter Sokolowski, the company’s […]
  • Things to know about Alabama’s new US senator, Doug Jones
    Things to know about Alabama’s new US senator, Doug Jones - LIVE NOW: Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race. More: http://wink.news/2nVq58v Posted by WINK News on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state’s new U.S. senator. Here are some […]
  • Pedestrian killed in Charlotte County crash
    Pedestrian killed in Charlotte County crash - A pedestrian was killed in a crash Tuesday night on Veterans Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened at around 2:19 p.m. on Veterans Boulevard at Theresa Boulevard, the FHP said. Benjamin Umbras, 27, of Port Charlotte, was driving a 2000 Acura TL east on Veterans Boulevard in the left lane approaching […]
  • Bill would give Florida felons second chance at owning guns
    Bill would give Florida felons second chance at owning guns - There’s an effort underway in the Florida Legislature that would streamline the process for felons to win back their rights to vote and own guns. It’s against the law in the state for anyone found guilty of a felony to vote or own a firearm – unless the clemency board restores their civil rights, they’re […]
  • Police: ‘Lets end this senseless violence’ after 1 person fatally shot in Fort Myers
    Police: ‘Lets end this senseless violence’ after 1 person fatally shot in Fort Myers - One person was killed Tuesday evening after a shooting on Zana Drive, according to the Fort Myers Police Department. The shooting happened at around 6:30 p.m. on the 4900 block of Zana Drive, police said. When officials arrived, they found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. The victim later succumbed to […]
  • Three suspects face aggravated animal cruelty charges in viral shark-dragging video
    Three suspects face aggravated animal cruelty charges in viral shark-dragging video - Three people were charged Tuesday in connection with a viral video of a shark being dragged behind a boat at high-speed, according to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission worked with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office to identify a number of criminal violations including felony and […]
  • Dog survives heartworm disease, finds new ‘fur-ever’ home
    Dog survives heartworm disease, finds new ‘fur-ever’ home - A will to live helped Ritz the dog overcome heartworm disease. Six months ago, Ritz was brought to the Gulf Coast Humane Society where veterinarians say she was on her death bed. “We thought she was gonna be a hospice foster. She had congenital heart failure, high heart worm positive. She had some tumors on […]

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