Andryanna Sheppard

Professional Experience

February 2020 to Present: Consumer reporter, 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.

Education

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

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The weather!

Hometown

Los Angeles, CA.

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis on navigating insurance after Hurricane Ian

WINK News consumer reporter Andryanna Sheppard spoke with Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis about insurance issues that arise now that Hurricane Ian has passed. In Port...
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Thousands lose power on Sanibel, Pine Island

FPL crews are staging the Charlotte County Airport to prepare ahead of Ian's arrival. There are about 20 staging sites up and down Florida's west...
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Price gouging and how to protect your money

When a storm hits, some businesses might try to take advantage of your desperation for supplies. They raise prices to make more money before, during,...
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How to prepare your home ahead of the storm for insurance claims

Protecting your home doesn't just mean shutters and making it more hurricane resistant. It also means getting everything inside covered too. Those awaiting a storm should...
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Interest rates going up increases credit card debt for some

The Federal Reserve is continuing to slow the rising cost of everything. But by doing that, the key interest rate goes up. This is the fifth...
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Habitat for Humanity provides tools to help those struggling with debt, housing

As record-high inflation continues, more Americans use credit cards to pay their bills. Florida has the third most credit card debt in the U.S.,...
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How your technology and subscriptions could be costing you money

Every cent counts right now, especially with inflation being the highest it's been in decades. Gas, groceries, and housing prices are soaring, and it's impossible...
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Grocery shopping still tough for some in SWFL due to prices

High prices are still eating away at budgets, but for the second straight month, inflation eased up. It dropped by two-tenths of a percent between...
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Areas where inflation is waning

While it may seem like you may be surrounded by inflation and high prices all around you, not everything is actually going up in...
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Posting on social media may be impacting your job

Even though we are on social media all the time, you may want to be cognizant of what you post because you may find...

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