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has been with TEGNA-owned WUSA9 since 1981. She has anchored every news program from morning to afternoon, and late night. She currently co-anchors Wake Up Washington from 4:25 a.m. to 7 a.m. and the noon news. She’s also the station’s health reporter. A multi-EMMY and GRACIE Award winner, Andrea has covered a wealth of hard news stories, from politics, the arts, education, religion, and sports to women’s health and empowerment issues. In three decades of reporting, she has interviewed newsmakers, entertainers, and politicians. Her reporting has taken her across the U.S., overseas to Jerusalem, the Virgin Islands and Havana, Cuba. Nationwide, Andrea, with co-host Mike Hydeck, was known to viewers for her coverage of the syndicated National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. In the DMV, Andrea is highly respected for her passionate reporting on breast health issues and promoting the importance of lifestyle changes and early detection in the fight against breast cancer. Andrea’s commitment to women’s health and community service has been recognized with countless national and local awards. For her outstanding work as a journalist and for her community service, Andrea was awarded the 2015 Board of Governors Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter. In 2014, Andrea was inducted into the DC Hall of Fame.