Amanda Hall

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Amanda Hall co-anchors "WINK News at Noon," "WINK News at 4," and "WINK News at 7" on WINK TV, and "WINK News at 6:30" on WXCW.

Amanda came to WINK in October 2011 from Dothan, Alabama where she served as WDHN's primary evening anchor. A Florida native, Amanda has a true understanding of how storms can change entire communities. She was living in Southwest Florida during Hurricane Andrew. She was living in Sebring during Hurricanes Charley and Irene in 2004 before reporting on the tornado that struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2011.

During her time in Alabama, Amanda also covering a wealth of stories that received national attention, including a federal corruption case involving casino owners and state lawmakers. Although she bleeds orange and blue, Amanda was thrilled to travel with the University of Alabama football team to the 2009 BCS National Championship in Pasadena, CA.

Amanda is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Florida's College of Journalism. While earning her degree in Telecommunications-News, Amanda learned to shoot, write, and edit her own stories. She produced a daily local news break for Mid-Florida Public Radio and reported and anchored for WUFT-TV where her work was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. A former Miss Florida Gator, Amanda is a proud member of the Gator Nation.

Amanda's husband is also her hero. Jake is an Army pilot, and has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan with the 75th Ranger Regiment, one of the most highly decorated units in the U.S. Army.

Amanda loves spending time with family, shopping, and relaxing on Fort Myers Beach.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, you can e-mail: amanda.hall@winktv.com

Father shares personal tragedy to prevent hot car deaths

Jul 24, 2014 7:58 PM EDT

A Cape Coral father who left his daughter in a hot car is sharing his personal tragedy in hopes of preventing hot car deaths. Reggie McKinnon was in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to promote a national campaign.
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Obama: downed jet an 'outrage of unspeakable proportion'

Jul 18, 2014 12:44 PM EDT

The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia.
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Study: Florida No. 10 for political corruption

Jun 12, 2014 5:28 PM EDT

A new study from Indiana University and the University of Hong Kong says Florida ranks number ten for most corrupt states.
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Criminals posing as IRS bilk $1M in phone scam

Mar 28, 2014 6:37 PM EDT

Criminals posing as the IRS are duping taxpayers by the day. So far, they've bilked more than $1 Million from thousands of people. The crooks are calling victims threatening their life savings and even their freedom.
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Celebrity photog sues daughter and SWFL weather forecaster

Mar 21, 2014 6:32 PM EDT

A high-profile Southwest Florida couple is the target of a lawsuit claiming elderly abuse. The man suing is a paparazzo. Frank Ross is suing his daughter, and weather forecaster Jim Syoen.
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