Andrew joined the 5NEWS team in October 2016 as a production assistant on 5NEWS This Morning, then moved to the news department as a producer in July 2017.

Andrew worked previously as a video producer of local cable commercials, as well as a brief stint as a news photographer. While in college, he worked as a production assistant and tape operator at a TV station in his hometown.

Andrew is a native Arkansan, and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in broadcast journalism.

Andrew enjoys reading watching movies whenever he can, and spends most of his free time with his wife, Michelle, their son Ben and a small zoo of dogs and cats.


Recent Articles
  • Interstate 49 Slowdowns Near Exit 76 In Springdale

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)– Both north and southbound lanes of Interstate 49 in Springdale experienced slowdowns near the Wagon Wheel Rd. exit Tuesday morning (Feb. 13). Northbound traffic was slowed or stopped for about three miles, past the Huntsville Ave. exit. Traffic in the southbound lane was slow from south of the Monroe Ave. exit nearly back to Pleasant Grove Rd. in Rogers. There were no accidents in that area, according to dispatchers for Arkansas State Police. Stay with 5NEWS for traffic […]

  • Traffic Slowdowns On I-49 Near Pinnacle Hills In Rogers

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM)– Traffic was slowed to a near stand-still on Interstate 49 in Rogers. Northbound traffic showed slowed or stopped from north of the Pinnacle Hills exit on idrivearkansas.com. The slowdown reportedly extended south to the Pleasant Grove Rd. exit. Dispatchers with Arkansas State Police confirmed that three minor vehicle accidents were the major causes of the slowdown in Rogers. Another slowdown was affecting drivers south of the Wagon Wheel Rd. exit in Springdale. Stay with 5NEWS for more […]

  • President Trump Tweets That He Has Signed Spending Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KFSM)– President Trump announced he signed the Bipartisan Budget Act into law early Friday Morning (Feb. 9). This will effectively end the brief government shutdown that began at midnight. “Just signed Bill. Our Military will now be stronger than ever before. We love and need our Military and gave them everything — and more. First time this has happened in a long time. Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!” President Trump tweeted at 7:39am Central time. The president made […]

  • National Pizza Day: What’s Your Favorite Pizza?

  • One Person Dead, Police Officer Injured After Fire In Lincoln

    LINCOLN (KFSM) — One person died in a house fire in Lincoln late Sunday night (Feb. 5), according to Prairie Grove Assistant Fire Chief, Jason Bromley. Crews responded to a fire on North Starr Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Bromley said after the fire was put out, crews had to return around 10:42 p.m. because the flames rekindled. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Lincoln police officer Tony Lee was injured while responding to the fire, according to Lincoln […]

  • 5NEWS This Morning Big Game Dip Contest Recipes

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– The 5NEWS This Morning team shared some of their favorite dip recipes, ahead of the Super Bowl. Viewers were asked to vote for their favorite recipes on Friday morning (Feb. 2). 5NEWS reporter Meredith Marney went with a quick option, a tangy cream cheese Salsa dip. This can be a great option if you’re in a hurry, and you may already have all the ingredients in your fridge. Anchor April Baker brought a sweet option to the […]

  • Vote For Your Favorite 5NEWS This Morning Dip

  • Wreck Slows Traffic On Interstate 49 in Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM)– A vehicle accident slowed traffic on the southbound lane of Interstate 49 near the New Hope Rd. exit. Dispatchers with Arkansas State Police confirmed that crews were clearing the scene, and that no one was injured. Traffic was backed up from Rogers into Bentonville in the southbound lane. Slowdowns were also reported in the northbound lane to at least Exit 76. Stay with 5NEWS for more updates as they become available.

  • Vehicle Accident Slows Northbound Traffic On Interstate 49 In Springdale

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)– A vehicle accident slowed traffic on Interstate 49 in Springdale starting at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30) morning. Traffic was backed up from north of the Wagon Wheel Rd. exit down past Elm Springs Rd. Arkansas State Police dispatcher confirmed a car wreck slowed traffic, but said there were no injuries and the vehicles involved had been moved to the shoulder by around 8 a.m. Stay with 5NEWS for updates on this developing traffic situation.

  • Family Escapes House Fire In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM )–  Fire crews responded to a fire at 822 N. 13th Street in Fort Smith on Thursday morning (Jan. 18). The family who lived there were sleeping in the home when the fire began around 3:30 a.m. One of the children woke up and alerted the rest of the family of the fire. They were able to escape and no one was injured. Pipes had recently froze in the house and the family had been using the […]

  • Driver Arrested, Accused Of Hitting Southside Student On Crosswalk

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A student from Southside High School was reportedly hit by a truck at the intersection of Gary St. and Old Greenwood Rd. in Fort Smith on Wednesday morning (Jan. 24).  The intersection is just a few blocks away from the school. Police told 5NEWS that the student was taken by medical helicopter from Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith to a hospital in Little Rock for additional treatment. Adam Shaffer, 35, will face charges of second-degree battery, […]

  • Two Accidents Slow Traffic on I-49 Near Lowell

    Washington County (KFSM)– A pair of accidents slowed traffic on both lanes of Interstate 49 near Lowell on Thursday (Jan.25). Northbound lanes were slowed by an accident around the Wagon Wheel Rd. exit. Southbound lanes were affected near the Monroe Ave. exit. Stay with 5NEWS as we continue to monitor the situation.