Jamie Ostroff

Jamie joined the WINK News team in October 2013. She's thrilled to be back in the Sunshine State, as it's where she feels most at home. Jamie attended the University of Miami and got her start in local news at WSVN, nearby Fox affiliate.

Jamie's itch to report started early. A Washington, D.C. native, politics and current affairs have always been a major part of Jamie's life. Even in elementary school, Jamie submitted all of her projects in the form of TV news reports.

Before heading to WINK, Jamie worked as an anchor and reporter in Idaho Falls, Idaho. There, she covered everything from the nation's largest wildfires of 2012 to crippling federal budget cuts at Yellowstone National Park. The mountains were lovely, but Jamie is much more comfortable on water skis than snow skis.

When she's not working, you'll likely find Jamie at the gym, exploring local eateries, cheering on the Miami Hurricanes or just out and about with her dog. Feel free to say hello, or tweet her at @Jamie_WINK.

Collier County Deputies investigate local online "purges"

Jul 27, 2014 10:36 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. - An alarming social media trend that's had the nation on high alert has made its way to southwest Florida.
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Protecting your home from lightning

Jul 23, 2014 5:44 PM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - When a storm brews, it's always a good idea to take cover. But sometimes, lightning can even be dangerous indoors.
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Cat survives after being shot, hit by car

Jul 21, 2014 5:32 PM EDT

Veterinarians are hoping to turn a disturbing case of animal abuse into an inspiring tale of survival.
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EXCLUSIVE: Stingray birth caught on camera

Jul 16, 2014 5:42 PM EDT

A teen from Punta Gorda Isles was fishing in Charlotte Harbor, when he caught a stingray while it was giving birth.
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Port Charlotte man demands apology for "fat guy" receipt

Jul 15, 2014 4:41 PM EDT

After a trip to a convenience store, a Port Charlotte man tells WINK News he was shocked by what he saw scribbled on his receipt.
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