Therese O'Shea

Professional Experience

2013 to present: News and traffic anchor, WINK News. Previously worked at KKCO-TV in Grand Junction, Colo., and FiOS1 News New Jersey.

News Philosophy

“I’m passionate about sharing the most up-to-the-minute information with viewers to help get their day started smoothly and with a smile. I feel it is important to educate the community on what’s happening in and around Southwest Florida, from traffic alerts to help you have a safe, quick commute to delivering the day’s top stories.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Volunteers with several local non-profit organizations, including St. Matthew’s House, Girls on the Run of Collier County, The David Lawrence Center, and serving on the advisory board for her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Also contributes to several annual events for charitable organizations, including The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, The American Heart Association, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Candlelighters of SWFL, Healthy Start SWFL, and Lee BIA Builder’s Care.

Education

Summa Cum Laude, Sacred Heart University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“After growing up in the Northeast and spending almost two years out west, I’m thrilled to live and work in Southwest Florida, enjoying the sun and sand year-round. I love the laid-back lifestyle and the warmth of the community.”

Hometown

Fair Lawn, N.J.

Memorable Assignments

The Aurora, Colo., theater shooting and the 2012 presidential candidates visits to Grand Junction, Colo.

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