Therese O'Shea joined WINK News in May 2013. She's thrilled to be back on the east coast after spending a year and a half out west. Therese is the newest addition to the WINK News Now This Morning team, working as Morning Traffic Reporter.
Before moving to sunny southwest Florida, Therese worked at KKCO-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado as Morning Anchor. During her time there, she covered several national stories including the Aurora theater shooting and both presidential candidates' visits to Grand Junction during the 2012 election.
Therese hails from northern New Jersey, growing up just across the river from New York City. She left the Garden State to attend college at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Media Studies. While in college, Therese worked as editor-in-chief for her university newspaper, as well as anchor/producer for their student-run TV news show. Attending college close to New York allowed Therese to take advantage of network-level internships, spending a summer working at Dateline NBC, and a semester at Channel One News at CBS News.
If you have a story idea or a traffic tip, feel free to shoot Therese an e-mail at email@example.com. She's always updating her Twitter with traffic alerts, so be sure to follow her at @ThereseWINKnews for the latest on your morning commute!
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