Andrew Bandstra


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Where did you go to school? Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. I played baseball, and was a Digital Media major!

Previous experience: Senior Director of Marketing and Broadcasting, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs; Director of Social Media, Atlantic League of Professional Baseball; Intern, NFL, Super Bowl LII

Started at News 3 Now: August 2022

Why did you decide to come to Madison? To be closer to family, to return to the Midwest, to start a new adventure, to live and work in one of the coolest cities in America!

What’s the biggest or most memorable story or event you’ve covered? Being on the field for the Minneapolis Miracle, and covering a team using the first ever Robot Umpires!

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? If you have one foot in yesterday, and another foot in tomorrow, you’re ruining today!

What do you like to do in your spare time? I love to play and watch sports, and hang out with my dogs and girlfriend.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? The ability to fly or teleport. No more commuting or traveling.

What was your favorite band or musical artist in high school? Drake


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