Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio.
Education: Cleveland Heights High School and Kent State University.
Current Position/Job Duties: Sports Director.
Previous Work Experience: Owner- Baskin Broadcasting. WKYC-TV, STO-TV, FOX SPORTS OHIO, WBNS-TV, WBNS-AM, ThisWeek Newspapers, KPAX-TV, KGVO-AM, WRRO-AM, WAKC-TV, WRQC-FM, ABC-CBS TV Networks, ESPN
Joined NewsChannel5: 2008
Memorable Stories: Indians World Series 1995/1997, Len Barker's 1981 perfect game/20 years later and 1996 Summer Olympics. Every day creates new memorable stories.
Other Awards/Honors: Two Emmys, AP Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Cleveland Press Club Awards, 2011 Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame inductee.
News Philosophy: Don't say anything on air you would not say to someone's face.
Role Models: My father and brother.
Favorite Sports Team(s): All Cleveland teams.
Favorite Music: All kinds. Classic rock.
Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption.
Favorite Program: NewsChannel5's Sports Saturday/Sports Sunday.
Favorite Books: The Bullpen Gospels:Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran and Out of My League: A Rookie's Survival in the Bigs
Favorite Food: Pizza and steak.
My passion: My family.
Hobbies & Interests: Hockey, baseball, movies, tech stuff and skiing.
Hidden Talent: I can blow bubbles without gum.
Something most people don't know about me: I was on a state championship mock trial team in high school.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Our pride. I love Cleveland.
You're most likely to see me around town at: A ballpark.
On the weekends I love to: What is a weekend? No, I love to spend time with my family.
Additional Info: Andy volunteers for Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes Association, and the Greater Cleveland Lung Association. He is co-chair for the Bruce Baskin Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic at Firestone Country Club and has hosted the Lung Association Buckeye State Tailgate.