Vince Winkel joined the WHQR news team in March, 2017. He had previously been covering business and economics for the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.
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Vince began his career in public broadcasting with Monitor Radio in 1985, during which time his work received reporting awards from the Overseas Press Club of America, International Radio Festival of New York (Gold Medal), Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi, Gabriel Award: Best Feature-National Release, National Federation of Community Broadcasters, Colorado Press Association, Associated Press Television Association of California and others.
During his previous time in public radio he also was a contributor to Living on Earth, SoundPrint, Only a Game, Southern California Public Radio, Marketplace and the BBC.
Vince also helped launch Public Interactive, working with PBS and NPR stations across the country in developing content and publishing tools for station websites.
During an eight year break from radio, Vince was media director for BMW Motorcycles, managing their publications and digital media.
You’ll usually see Vince on a grey motorcycle with WHQR decals, all over Wilmington.