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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From finding a vein to stitches; why diverse skin tones are important in medical...

The reality that patients are not one-size-fits-all, is leading Florida Gulf Coast University to re-exam its diversity training for medical students. Beyond book learning, future...
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Doctors more and more connect physical and mental health

People sometimes speak of a mind-body connection and never is that more evident than when it comes to health. Gina Britton knows that. Her physical...
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How to pick a healthy gift for your loved one this holiday season

You might be giving the gift of health this year with health-related presents topping many people's gift lists. WINK News wants to help you...
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The gender gap in recognizing mental health issues

Six million men are affected by depression each year in the United States alone. And, suicide rates for men are four times higher than...
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Does some ‘junk food’ have an unfair bad rap? They could be better the...

Alcohol, red meat, pizza, potatoes, popcorn, the list of foods with negative health effects is never-ending. Medical reporter Amy Oshier explains how some of...
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Pancreatic cancer research hub in Southwest Florida

A partnership between Genesis Care and Lee Health is bringing a research hub for pancreatic cancer to Southwest Florida. The Florida Center for Pancreas Diseases...
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Safety tips for cooking turkey, Thanksgiving meal

It's almost go-time for Thanksgiving meal prep. But before you start working on that turkey, there are some important steps to make sure your meal...
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Blood oxygenating machine saves 18-year-old Punta Gorda woman on ventilator with COVID

It's been called life support of last resort; A machine that was mostly used as a bridge for people waiting for a heart or...
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Uptick in vision problems among children could be due to screen time

Doctors are seeing an uptick in vision problems among children they believe is fueled by tech. It's part of a general trend, where eyesight is...

FDA approved eye drops could improve vision

More than 128 million Americans deal with the hassle of reading glasses. But now, an eye drop that the FDA approved in October, may allow...

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