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

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Oct 23, 2014 1:14 PM EDT

Tuesday's final debate in the Florida Governor's race is still making national headlines, but this time it's not because of any side-shows. Instead, people are taking notice of the fast-paced, intense nature of the arguments.
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John Morgan and former SWFL Sheriff debate medical marijuana

Oct 21, 2014 6:48 PM EDT

The debate over whether to legalize medical marijuana in our state came to Southwest Florida on Tuesday. In a WINK News EXCLUSIVE, Attorney John Morgan sparred with former Collier County Sheriff Don Hunter.
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Do claims by medical marijuana opponents go up in smoke?

Oct 20, 2014 7:44 PM EDT

Will felons and drug dealers be able to hand out medical marijuana? That's what one political group charges would happen if voters pass Amendment 2 in just over two weeks.
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Fact-checking 2nd Governor's debate, including fan rules

Oct 16, 2014 11:11 PM EDT

As the audience waited for the gubernatorial debate to begin, former Florida Governor Charlie Crist walked on stage without his opponent Florida Governor Rick Scott.
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PolitiFact: Fact-checking first governor's debate

Oct 10, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist squared off in the first of three televised debates at Telemundo's studios in Miramar Friday. PolitiFact Florida put their arguments to the Truth-o-Meter.
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