Amanda joined the WINK News team in October 2011. She anchors week nights at 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM, and 11:00 PM on WINK-TV and 6:30 PM and 10:00 PM on WXCW. Amanda previously served as the evening anchor at WDHN in Dothan, Alabama.
Awards and Recognition
Amanda’s work on the anchor desk and in the field covering breaking news has been honored by the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), the Florida Associated Press, and the Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
To give a voice to the voiceless and hold the powerful accountable.
Hobbies, Interest & Community Involvement
Amanda volunteers and contributes to several annual events for charitable organizations including Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, Healthy Start of Southwest Florida, Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida, and the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. When she’s away from work, Amanda enjoys reading, shopping, traveling, and cheering on the Florida Gators!
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication, University of Florida.
Likes best about Southwest Florida
Amanda was born in Fort Myers and raised between the Gulf Coast and Sebring in Central Florida, so it’s great to be home!
Born in Fort Myers, Fla., raised in Sebring, Fla.
Amanda’s work takes her all over Florida and the country covering stories of national importance. In 2016, Amanda covered the presidential candidates including two nationally televised debates and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. In 2017, she anchored WINK’s coverage of President Donald Trump’s Inauguration.
Amanda is a former Miss Florida Gator