A look at WINK News after Ian

Reporter: Lindsey Sablan Writer: Melissa Montoya
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The WINK News building took on water during Ian. This photo shows what the newsroom looked like shortly after the storm. (CREDIT: WINK News)

WINK News evacuated its building early on Sept. 29 after Ian’s storm surge drenched the studio with about 4 feet of water.

The studio, the lowest point in the building was the hardest hit, but floodwaters spread from room to room.

The team began broadcasting from the transmitter site near Babcock Ranch on Sunday. By Monday night, the studio was cleared for broadcast, but like Southwest Florida, WINK News is also rebuilding.

As anchors and reporters continue their broadcasts from the studio, work is being done to prepare the newsroom for work again.

Dry wall has been carved out and the carpet will be replaced.

Watch in the player above as WINK News Anchor Lindsey Sablan shows you inside our doors.

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