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Keynote - Andrew Stockey, News Anchor/Sports Director



Andrew Stockey

Andrew Stockey anchors Channel 4 Action News at 5 p.m. He is also Channel 4 Action Sports director and anchors the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.sports segments for WTAE Channel 4 Action News.

A Chicago native, Stockey grew up in Simsbury, Conn., and graduated from Ohio University's Honors Tutorial College. He made stops at Fox News and ESPN before starting at WTAE-TV in March 1995.

Stockey considers the shooting of the three Pittsburgh Police officers in Stanton Heights in April of 2009 the most important story he has covered.

His most enjoyable stories include the Steelers Super Bowl victories in 2006 and 2009 as well as the 2001 Hall of Fame weekend, when he covered the inductions of Lynn Swann in Canton, Ohio, and Bill Mazeroski in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Stockey was part of the Channel 4 Action News team that won best large market newscast from the Pennsylvania Associated Press. He has won an Emmy Award for a special program about Race For The Cure, as well as Edward R. Murrow and Golden Quill awards for his sports broadcasting. He won 2005 best sportscast and best sports play-by-play from the Pennsylvania Associated Press.

He serves as a Race For The Cure co-spokesperson with Channel 4 Action News anchor Michelle Wright. He's a host/spokesman for Pathways and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and serves as an emcee for a variety of local charitable events and causes.

Stockey ran and completed the 2010 Pittsburgh Marathon. In his free time, he enjoys running half-marathons and races as well as playing golf on the many diverse courses throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. He resides in Pittsburgh.

 


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