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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High-tech CT scanner gives doctors a look at tiny hearts

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How over-the-counter medications can prolong your back pain

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Augmented intelligence gives doctors advanced notice to help detect heart failure

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Improving bone density and dealing with osteoporosis

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Treatment to help bladder incontinence now accessible to more people

A successful treatment for bladder incontinence has a new twist that makes it accessible to more people. Bladder incontinence is a problem that impacts about...
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Increase in Adderall prescriptions makes medication hard to find for parents

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A tiny worm may hold the key to curbing obesity

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Southwest Florida wellness center provides workouts to strengthen bone health

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Back to school: Immunizations and health concerns for the school year

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