Andrea was born and raised in the Buckeye State, growing up in Columbus, Ohio. She attended Ohio University, double-majoring in Communication Studies and News & Information Journalism.
Andrea moved to Southwest Louisiana in January 2021 to begin her career at KPLC as a multimedia journalist. In May of 2022, she took on the role of weekend anchor.
Andrea has covered a variety of topics, including a historic freeze that swept the South, the historic May 2021 flood in Lake Charles, Hurricane Ida on the Southeastern side of the state, recovery efforts for Hurricanes Laura and Delta, the COVID-19 pandemic, and of course Mardi Gras in the Crescent City. In addition, Andrea has helped many in Southwest Louisiana share their stories in times of heartbreak and triumph.
During her time in the Louisiana broadcast industry, she's been recognized for her work with two major awards: Multimedia Journalist of the Year 2022, and Reporter of the Year 2023.