Andrea was born and raised in the Buckeye State, growing up in Columbus, Ohio. Her love for journalism began in high school for her school's news show. She then followed that passion to Ohio University where she double-majored in communications and journalism.
At Ohio University, she reported, anchored, and produced at her school's station. She also wrote digital news content for WOUB and feature stories for a campus magazine.
Andrea loves helping tell the stories of her community.
Andrea enjoys spending time with her 100-pound dog, Bentley. The pup loves to swim and go to the park with his mom. Andrea and Bentley are quickly adapting to Louisiana.
Sen. Bill Cassidy speaks about federal aid following the president’s visit to southwest Louisiana, during which the mayor of Lake Charles voiced concerns about disaster assistance funding and a lack of federal help.
Governor John Bel Edwards paid a visit to Lake Charles Thursday afternoon for a groundbreaking, but he also addressed the high volume of coronavirus cases in Southwest Louisiana and the low vaccination rate.
Local leaders, including Gov. Edwards attended the groundbreaking ceremony for The Villages of Imperial Pointe, the new development that brings more housing into Southwest Louisiana. Housing is a problem the governor said has only gotten worse since the storms.
Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nunguesser spoke at the Louisiana Travel Association CEO Forum hosed at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Tuesday to talk about reviving the tourism industry through expansion of projects like the Sunshine Plan.