Andrea is an experienced PR executive with a brand marketing mind and diverse background ranging from network television to consumer products – television to fashion, corporate to lifestyle, and publishing to people.
After 25+ years of top level entertainment experience, including NBC, Sony and Stage 29 Productions, Andrea embarked on her own freelance career working with a myriad of diverse clients. She is known for her networking ability, a wide range of contacts, big picture thinking, and prides herself for creative and not always typical outreach.
She has built, launched and stimulated initiatives and promotions for products, people, and causes spanning the realms of entertainment, media, fashion, consumer products and books.
Projects vary and include indie films & documentaries distributed by the woman-owned and run distribution company, Vision Films, Inc., scripted audio dramas and weekly health/nutrition podcasts, celebrity doctors, fitness experts and authors. Andrea served as the in-house publicist for the Emmy Award®-winning daytime talk show, The Doctors, for many years, Jay and Dr. Phil McGraw's boutique publishing company Ghost Mountain Books, Inc., helped with Leeza Gibbons' campaign for Lifeline, and for the luxury boutique hotel Tierra Magnifica located in Nosara, Costa Rica. Your brand could be next!
She is originally from Rochester, New York, grew up in Milwaukee, WI and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL (Go Cats!). She and her husband live in Burbank and they have three sons, four if you count their “baby,” Lab-mix rescue, Oscar.