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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Treatment to help bladder incontinence now accessible to more people

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Southwest Florida wellness center provides workouts to strengthen bone health

A local wellness center is helping elderly people build their bone health and boost their balance. OsteoStrong is a wellness center focused on reconditioning the...
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Back to school: Immunizations and health concerns for the school year

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Doctors are encouraging kids to get HPV vaccine

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HAI cancer treatment from the 1990s coming back

A new study supports a delivery system used in the 90s to target some of the hardest to treat cancers without impacting the rest...
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3D mapping to find and treat heart arrhythmias

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Monkeypox vaccines and outbreak control

Monkeypox cases in the state of Florida continue to climb while the State Health Department reports more than 300 cases. The FDA expedited releasing 750,000...

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