Andrea Finney ProfileAndrea Finney is an American News anchor and reporter working for FOX 19. She joined the station in October 2021. Previously she was working at WHP-TV as a news anchor.
Andrea Finney EducationShe attended Arkansas State University to pursue Broadcast Journalism where she received her Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television. Later she joined Southern New Hampshire University and in February 2015, she earned her Master of Arts in Communication.
Andrea Finney CareerFinney is a News anchor and reporter at FOX 19. She joined the station in October 2021. Previously she was working at WHP-TV as a news anchor. She anchors 5, 6, and 8 a.m newscasts on FOX 19 NOW morning news.
Her broadcast journalism began at an early age, her grandmother always motivated her, taught her about the qualities of diligence, dedication, and perseverance. She watched her grandmother become State Representative of District 65, President of the Progressive League of College Station. Her foundation was built at Mt. Nebo AME Church. It gave her a chance to begin public speaking. She mastered speaking in front of an audience and that gave the tools she uses today in her life.
She began her career at KATV Channel 7 News in her hometown. While there, she hosted “The Morning Juice.” Finney showed her calling after the Charleston shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. Now she tells stories that impact the lives of everyday people. Finney joined KTBS First News in Shreveport where she did general reporting. She covered the floods of August 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on her third day of work.
Growing up, she experienced the flood impacts and saw how it completely washed away neighborhoods and businesses. She says that it gave her a chance to demonstrate what was happening and motivate others to help. Often, she could connect with the local community and its leaders as the 9 a.m. and Midday news anchors. In her show’s interviews, she invites U.S. congressmen, state leaders, as well as city councilmen to share how new laws and policies would affect the public.
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Her investigative skills as the main anchor at News Channel Five came through shedding light on the tens of millions of dollars worth of waste, the overhaul of the Medicaid application process, continuing coverage of fraud in government assistance programs, as well as the thousands of people being removed from the program. In addition, she experienced the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on residents locally and nationally while working at CBS 21 News as a Weekend Anchor.At FOX 19 Finney works alongside;
- Tricia Macke
- Rob Williams
- Amber Jayanth
- Chris Riva
- Dan Wells
- Stefano DiPietrantonio
- Jessica Schmidt
- Alison Montoya
- Steve Horstmeyer
- Frank Marzullo
- Ashley Smith
- Catherine Bodak
- Trevor Peters