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.

The School District of Lee County. Photo via WINK

Community members raise concerns for LGBTQ policies in Lee County schools

The School District of Lee County’s code of conduct was approved by parents of students at Lee County schools at the start of the...

Some parents concerned about LGBTQ education, rights in Lee County schools

A poster that is used as part of LGBTQ education in Lee County schools has sparked new outrage among some parents. The poster lays...

Lee Virtual School prepares for increased enrollment next school year

With School District of Lee County's virtual school option, Lee Home Connect, being eliminated for the next school year, many people could turn to...

Lee County schools to transition virtual students back to in-person learning; what to know

The School District of Lee County has made the decision to discontinue Lee Home Connect for the next school year. "We understand that this may...

Florida Senate passes bill to make alcohol to-go, delivery orders permanent

Alcohol to go is close to becoming a permanent option in Florida after it became something businesses added to delivery orders due to the...

Woman says man exposed himself to her in Walgreens parking lot in Lehigh Acres

Monday, Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a man who exposed himself to a woman at a Walgreens parking lot in...

Father says it’s now up to police chief to let his son back on...

A Fort Myers police officer won’t face criminal charges after four years of investigation, and his father is fighting for him to get back...

Dunbar Easter Parade returns after absence last year due to pandemic’s onset

Easter is the first holiday people can gather since the onset of the pandemic. One of the big events this weekend in Southwest Florida is...

Lee County’s vaccine site at RSW sees busy lines; some in need of medical...

Many people will remember the lines that were seen of people camping out to get a vaccine for the coronavirus when they were first...

Federal law requiring certain boaters to wear cutoff switches takes effect as prevention measure...

For people with boats 26 feet and smaller, a new federal law will go into effect Thursday that will require recreational boaters to wear...

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