Andryanna Sheppard

Professional Experience

February 2020 to Present: Video Journalist, WINK News; Previously worked at KDRV NewsWatch 12 in Medford, Oregon for about three years; Interned at KTVU FOX 2 News in the San Francisco Bay Area.

News Philosophy

Everyone has a story and those stories deserve to be heard/told.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

I love to read anything and everything. When I’m not working, you can catch me outside hiking and enjoying the Southwest Florida sunshine.


Bachelor’s in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The weather!


Los Angeles, CA.


High fuel costs hitting your wallet? How to save at the pump before and...

More than $3 a gallon for gasoline at the pump – ouch! But filling up your tank doesn't have to hurt that bad. We look...

Employer also faces unemployment system access issues

So many of you have struggled to collect Reemployment Assistance benefits through Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity CONNECT website. But it's not just you; employers...

Why prices are going up in grocery stores, and how you can save

You've probably noticed that you are spending more to restock your pantry and refrigerator. And prices at your favorite grocery store aren't going down...
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Southwest cancels more than 600 flights Monday, denies sickout

Monday is another day of flight cancellations for Southwest Airlines, with 360 canceled as of midafternoon, and more than 600 delayed. Eight flights were...
A Halloween pumpkin. Photo via WINK

Tricks to treat your family to a fun Halloween without breaking the bank

Candy, creatures, costumes, oh my! Halloween is just a few weeks away
 and it's easy to spend a lot of money gearing up for the...

Financial service: Inflation to blame for the necessities breaking your budget

Making ends meet is becoming more difficult. Everything from gas to groceries is hitting wallets hard. Most of us are blowing our budgets when...

Beware of con artists using the pandemic to steal your cash

Crooks are everywhere, and their costly cons are on track to cost billions. They've been banking on the coronavirus among other things. Experts are warning...

Handyman agrees to pay back family after leaving job unfinished

A handyman who took thousands from a family and didn't do the work will pay that money back. Linh Tran is happy there is some...

Unemployed Floridians continue to fight for $300 federal unemployment benefit

A group of unemployed Floridians is fighting to bring back the $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits that Gov. Ron DeSantis got rid...

CPAP machine recall leaves many with breathing disorders, other illnesses at risk

Possibly get cancer or die in your sleep—that's the choice some people with Phillips Respironics CPAP machines are struggling with. A recall is now...

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