Jul. 8th, 1969
Durango, Colorado, USA
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Andrea Jackson, host of nationally syndicated morning news television show, "The Daily Buzz" (2002) gets the party started every weekday morning with co-host and weather guy Mitch English. Jackson's news savvy, quick wit and sharp interview skills navigate three hours of live television Monday through Friday.
Her passion for breaking news and delivering information works best in this irreverent format that gets viewers out the door, informed and entertained! Andrea recently had the chance to interview our 39th President of the United States, Mr. Jimmy Carter (I) for The Buzz, the biggest get yet of her career!
Jackson has been delivering news with personality since 1993 when she got her start in radio working for Airwatch Communications. After breaking a couple of major news stories for KSDO AM 1130, she was scooped up by the ABC affiliate KGTV to cover breaking news from their chopper, Sky Ten.
Jackson's journey into television news began in 1994 at the ABC- TV affiliate in San Diego, where the SDSU grad was nominated for an Emmy for breaking news coverage of a major bus-hijacking story. Some of the other big stories she has covered from the chopper include covering the "Heaven's Gate" tragedy in Rancho Santa Fe.
Andrea's award winning radio work has also been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalism for breaking the El Cajon Sniper story. Her news savvy and love of show business landed her the entertainment beat for KGTV, covering high-profile press junkets and red carpet interviews during the Academy Awards.
Prior to joining "The Daily Buzz", Andrea was living in Los Angeles, California, where she was covering weather and traffic for the top-rated show "Today in LA Weekend" on KNBC. In addition to her on-camera news duties in L.A., her television prime-time credits include playing a recurring prankster on NBC's hidden camera sketch comedy show "Spy TV" (2001) Ms. Jackson has also landed co-starring roles on the NBC soap "Passions" (1999), CBS's "JAG" (1995), USA's "Pensacola: Wings of Gold" (1997) and the short lived Dick Wolf (I) production "Arrest & Trial" (2000). Her list of commercial work includes the Los Angeles Times, John Hancock Financial Services and Volkswagen working with such great directors as Stephen Kessler and Tony Kaye.
Being the multi-faceted TV personality that she is, Andrea has studied with the best of the best in Los Angeles, including legendary acting coach Howard Fine (III) in his Master's Class, Big Roy Jenkins at "The Groundlings" and renowned Broadway director Courtney Burr (I).
Andrea graduated from San Diego State University in 1995 with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Political Science.
- wanted to be an architect following in the footsteps of Lautner, Schindler and Koenig
- spent senior year of high school as a foreign exchange student in England
- donates to the Weimaraner Rescue Foundation and Habitat for Humanity
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