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Professional Experience:
September 2021 - Present: WINK News Investigative Reporter.

Previously worked as Main Anchor at WCAX-TV in Burlington, VT | Evening Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at NH1 News in Concord, NH | Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at CBS47 & FOX 30 News in Jacksonville, FL | Health Reporter at KVUE-TV in Austin, TX | Morning Anchor at WBRE-TV in Scranton, PA | Evening Anchor at FOX40 News in Binghamton, NY

Awards & Recognition:
National Edward R. Murrow Award, 2020: The FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis
Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, 2020: The FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis
New England Regional Emmy Award Nominee, 2020: THE FIX: Mothers and Babies in Crisis

New England Regional Emmy Award, 2018, Beyond the Border: The Opioid Pipeline

New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Behind the Badge
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Addiction Front Lines: Children of the Crisis
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2017: Protecting the Northern Border
Best of New Hampshire 2016: Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success (Series)
New England Regional Emmy Nominee, 2016: The Ugly Truth (The Opioid Epidemic in NH)

"Extra, Extra!" Spotlight, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE): Sex Offenders Near Bus Stops
Governor's Award for Excellence, Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Justice, Fla. Governor Jeb Bush
Florida Associated Press, First Place: "Mystery Disease"
Florida Associated Press, Second Place: "Cancer Cluster in Jacksonville?"

News Philosophy:
I produce what you can't Google. My stories educate, engage, entertain, and drive change.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement:
I love to ski, hike, kayak, boogie board, shop, play with my dogs, and take pictures. Alot of them. Apart from my massive collections using my DSLRs, I have 42,616 pictures and videos on my iPhone.

Master of Arts, Journalism and Public Policy, American University, Washington, DC
Bachelor's of Science: Boston University, Boston, MA

Likes best about Southwest Florida:
It's a beautiful place to live, full of sunshine and people from around the country with different beliefs and backgrounds.

Hauppauge, NY

‘We dropped the ball’: Insurance CEO on Cape Coral family’s Ian claim

You pay property insurance—thousands of dollars a year—expecting to get money to rebuild your home when disaster strikes. Five months after Hurricane Ian, one Cape Coral family lives in limbo. They say they followed all the rules, but can’t get their claim paid, so they contacted WINK investigates reporter Céline McArthur for help. If Ian […]

Fort Myers Beach man to build $350k home for Hurricane Ian victims

Can the character of pre-Hurricane Ian Fort Myers Beach be saved? In our special series, “A Man With a Plan,” we’re profiling the rebuild of the barrier island town through the eyes and experiences of a local builder. He says the answer is yes—one family at a time.

Florida Panther

How you can support the conservation of the Florida panther

WINK News is taking a closer look at our state animal, the Florida panther, which is one of the rarest animals in North America. There are fewer than 200 left in Southwest Florida. Investigative Reporter Celine McArthur looked into the impact of development on their survival. Now, she is sitting down with the son of […]

Pathway for the Florida Panther? Environmentalist explains why ‘state animal’ may not survive development in Collier County

The population explosion and housing shortage in Florida are intensifying the demand for solutions. In Collier County, leaders say there’s room to develop enough housing to more than double its current population. But critics say plans in the pipeline don’t leave a pathway for the panther — Florida’s state mascot. WINK News investigative reporter Céline […]

The future of Fort Myers Beach: The personal side of progress

It’s been just over three months since Hurricane Ian devastated Southwest Florida. For some in Fort Myers Beach, the aftermath has been the most challenging time of their lives. WINK News is profiling the rebuild of the barrier island town through the eyes and experiences of a local builder. In part one of the series, […]

Alex Saiz, Sheriff Carmine Marceno, Alex Saiz

‘An attempt to go viral’ Daniel Marquez’s attorney questions Lee Sheriff’s motive

For nearly seven months, a Cape Coral family has waited to prove their son’s innocence. At the age of ten, Daniel Marquez was charged with threatening violence at his elementary school during Memorial Day weekend. Hours after that arrest, video of the boy was posted by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook, with commentary […]