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Therese O'Shea

Professional Experience

2013 to present: News and traffic anchor, WINK News. Previously worked at KKCO-TV in Grand Junction, Colo., and FiOS1 News New Jersey.

News Philosophy

“I’m passionate about sharing the most up-to-the-minute information with viewers to help get their day started smoothly and with a smile. I feel it is important to educate the community on what’s happening in and around Southwest Florida, from traffic alerts to help you have a safe, quick commute to delivering the day’s top stories.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Volunteers with several local non-profit organizations, including St. Matthew’s House, Girls on the Run of Collier County, The David Lawrence Center, and serving on the advisory board for her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Also contributes to several annual events for charitable organizations, including The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, The American Heart Association, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Candlelighters of SWFL, Healthy Start SWFL, and Lee BIA Builder’s Care.

Education

Summa Cum Laude, Sacred Heart University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“After growing up in the Northeast and spending almost two years out west, I’m thrilled to live and work in Southwest Florida, enjoying the sun and sand year-round. I love the laid-back lifestyle and the warmth of the community.”

Hometown

Fair Lawn, N.J.

Memorable Assignments

The Aurora, Colo., theater shooting and the 2012 presidential candidates visits to Grand Junction, Colo.

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How much you can expect to pay on school supplies as your kid returns...

The three-day sales tax holiday on school supplies is underway and Charlotte, Lee, and Collier County schools say this year your child can't share...
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How to find the best mask for your money as kids prepare to return...

As you shop for masks for your kids they can run anywhere from a few bucks to $20. They can cost even more depending...

FEMA calculator predicts how much a flood could cost you

The start of hurricane season is just three weeks away and if you don't have flood insurance, you might be wondering if it's worth...

AP exams for high school students go virtual this year

High school students are cramming for AP exams which start Monday and is all online this year. It's a big deal for students trying to...

Get your stimulus money faster by entering direct deposit information to IRS

After weeks of waiting, you now have a pathway to get your stimulus payment faster through the IRS website. Their "Get my payment" tool now...
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IRS approves Florida Rural Legal Services to help low-income families file taxes for free

To make sure everyone is getting the money they're owed from the IRS, filers who need help the most are getting the assistance through...

Newly unemployed? What you need to know

The team at the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to execute the CARES Act in...
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Health insurance companies helping possible patients afford testing for coronavirus

If you're worried about affording the test for COVID-19, your insurance provider might have a plan to help you make ends meet. Many states and...
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How the coronavirus will affect voting

Dr. Bart Rossi, a political psychologist joins WINK News to discuss how the coronavirus will affect voting in the coming elections.  
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Taking advantage of income-based student loan repayment plans

Crippling college loans make it tough to make ends meet. But now, a record number of student loan borrowers are taking advantage of repayment...

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