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Andy Cole

Andy Cole, Chief Anchor and Executive Producer, Your Newsroom

Andy Cole is the award-winning Chief Anchor and Executive Producer of Your Newsroom. You can send news tips to his email at Andy.Cole@thegeorgeanne.com or on Twitter @imandycole.

As Chief Anchor and Executive Producer, Andy oversees all coverage from the Your Newsroom team, contributes investigative and long-form feature pieces and leads a team of 20 producing a weekly newscast and distributing stories daily.

Andy came up with the idea for a new television news division in October 2020. From there, he secured initial funding for and organized all aspects of the new division. Andy is passionate about delivering stories that Georgia Southern's campus community cares about.

Prior to being name Chief Anchor and Executive Producer, Andy has held numerous positions within the media group including Editor-in-Chief of The George-Anne during the 2020-21 academic year.

While at The George-Anne Media Group, Andy has led numerous investigations inciting change and breaking news on major stories from the Georgia Southern community. His reporting has been picked up by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, multiple Savannah-local media outlets and shared thousands of times on social media.

During the summer 2020 semester, Andy worked with the team at Fox News' America's Newsroom. There, he wrote readers and pitched stories daily for the show's 9 a.m. hour. His work for Fox News landed on air numerous times.

Before The George-Anne, Andy worked for Gwinnett County Public Schools' broadcast and AV media team (better known as GCPS TV) as a digital media intern during his junior and senior years in high school.

While working at GCPS TV, and during high school, Andy garnered numerous student and professional awards and nominations, including a bronze Telly win, a nomination for a Southeast Emmy and two student Emmy wins.

Currently, Andy is majoring in multimedia journalism with a minor on political science. He is expected to graduate in May 2023.

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