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.


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

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The weather!


Los Angeles, CA.


Changes to anticipate for 2023 tax season; how SWFL residents can benefit

A new tax season means new changes to navigate. WINK News has what you need to know before you file in 2023. Tax season is...

Port Charlotte woman fights for insurer to cover post-Ian house repairs

First came Hurricane Ian, then came the battles with insurance companies. One woman in Port Charlotte has fought continuously to have her insurer pay...

Lee County woman seeks to receive, pay FPL bill to avoid later surprises

What happens if your power is on, but the electricity company says your balance has been $0 for almost three months? One Lee county...

Local leaders keeping Doctor Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy alive in SWFL

On Martin Luther King Day, the country honors the life and legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. WINK News spoke with local leaders...

Here’s what happens to donated items at Goodwill

Getting your clothes to Goodwill is a big step, and Director of Communications Debra Donatto says depending on the item, it could be the...

Eggs top other SWFL groceries for price increases during inflation

Inflation shows signs of slowing, but the price of one grocery staple continues its costly run. Why has the cost of eggs continued to...

Making Ends Meet: Where to find scholarship opportunities for college

In just a couple of months, prospective college students will find out what schools they got into. And paying for college doesn't have to mean...

Making Ends Meet: Tips on how to ask for a raise

Soaring inflation costs have left many unsatisfied with their salaries. While requesting more money from your employer can be uncomfortable, it doesn't have to be. Here...

Tips on how to work on your finances in the new year

One in three Americans' new year's resolutions are money, according to personal finance website WalletHub. But almost all of them won't stick to those resolutions...

Making Ends Meet: Saving money while repairing after Hurricane Ian

Building back after Hurricane Ian is costly, but certain upgrades can help you save money. How can Floridians keep some money in their pockets...

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