Amy Oshier

Professional Experience

2021 to present: Health and Medical Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WFLA in Tampa, WBBH in Fort Myers, and SNN in Sarasota. Also hosted a weekly TV program for the local USA Today Network, was a syndicated health reporter and anchor and traveled the world as a business aviation reporter.

Awards & Recognition

Earned several awards including an Edward R. Murrow, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Working out, dining out, reading, entertaining, exploring new places and meeting new people.

Education

Bachelor of science in telecommunication from the University of Florida.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beautiful palms, rich history and friendly people.

Hometown

Melbourne, Florida

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NCH and Lee Health lift mask requirements

Several of our major health systems recently changed a policy that many people are grateful for. After years of managing COVID, there's a clear sign...
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How to make that Thanksgiving feast healthier

Americans eat about 4,500 calories during a Thanksgiving gathering. That is about twice the recommended calorie intake. All those extra calories can mean more pounds, but...
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New research studies indications of brain health

Suppose you go to your doctor's office and as part of your medical screening, you get an assessment on the likelihood that you might...
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Florida assembles emergency response team devoted to emotional trauma

Mental health is a real concern for everyone who weathered Hurricane Ian. For the first time in history, the state of Florida has assembled...
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Medical break through with once-a-week insulin shot for diabetes patients

Diabetes has been called the largest epidemic in human history. More than 37 millions Americans live with it right now and more than 90% of...
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Fitness center targets the anti-aging process in Fort Myers

Many health experts believe you can slow down the aging process if you maintain muscle mass and bone strength. A number of specialized fitness programs...
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Monitoring your mental health while preparing for Nicole

Thinking about another storm approaching the state is nerve-racking since most of us are still dealing with the impacts of Hurricane Ian. The aftermath of...
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Ian exposed potential fire risk posed by electric vehicles

Hurricane Ian exposed many vulnerabilities, including the fire risk posed by electric cars if they are submerged in salt water. The government knew about it...
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Lee County VA helping out veterans with PTSD recovery

The fallout of going through life-threatening events like Hurricane Ian may be felt years down the road—our military veterans know this, as many grapple...
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Testing the black muck Ian left behind in flooded homes

Ian left behind a lot of destruction but in the homes where floodwaters reached, it also left behind black muck. Many worry whether they are...

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