Andrea Henderson

Professional Experience

2017 to present: Weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WLIO in Lima as the weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter, 2015-2017.

News Philosophy

Be honest in your reporting and of course always fair. It’s important to give all sides the opportunity to talk. Find the issues in the community that matter!

Hobbies and Interests

I love hanging out by the water or going to the beach any chance I get. In my free time you can find me hanging out with my pup Theodore.


Bachelors in journalism, Ohio State University (Go Bucks!).

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beaches and warm weather.


Canton, Ohio

New center at FGCU provides affordable cost for mental health counseling. (Credit: WINK News)video

FGCU makes mental health a priority with new, low-cost counseling center

Mental health is treating the cause of everything, from mass shootings to classroom conflicts, for Southwest Florida families. Now, a new center at Florida...

Continuous flow intersection on S.R. 82 showing positive results since opening

A smoother commute was the reason behind the $55-million intersection overhaul on State Road 82 and Daniels Parkway, that allows for a continuous flow...
Parked school buses. Photo via AP/Seth Perlman.

School in Collier County ends Thursday, eye still on safety in more ways than...

Collier County students will walk into class for the last time Thursday until next school year. The Collier County Public School district says safety was...
American flags. (Credit: CBS)video

Cape Coral Memorial Day Parade salutes veterans for their sacrifice

Today we salute our veterans and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. There are several important ceremonies Monday morning, including...

Cape Coral considers association’s proposal to beautify city with murals

Cape Coral city leaders are considering a proposal that would transform walls of businesses into works of art. Some hope colorful murals would bring more...
School water fountain. (Credit: CBS News)video

Senate bill would require a filter in school drinking water

It is important to Joe Stolz that water is filtered through bottles before his daughter Brooklyn ever drinks it. "We filter all of our water,"...

5-year-old boy donates 270 pounds of PB&J to Harry Chapin Food Bank

This week, 5-year-old Brantley Garcia is perfecting his form on the swing. But not long ago, he had a very different goal in in mind. "There's...

Hendry County schools will require students to use clear backpacks

The Hendry County School District is taking steps to keep kids safe in schools following the Parkland massacre. A new policy would require students to...

Controversial Port Charlotte imaging company gets new owners

A patient left in the dark fought for her right to see her test results after a Port Charlotte imaging company failed to provide...

Pine Island residents file lawsuit against Lee County Mosquito Control

The Lee County Mosquito Control District is trying to purchase the Woodstock Airport for $1.5 million. But some nearby residents worried about the noise...

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