Andrew James

News Reporter

Andrew James joined Alabama News Network as a general assignment reporter in June 2016. Before reporting for Alabama News Network, Andrew worked as an assignment editor at WCCB in his hometown, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Andrew graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Communication Studies and minors in Journalism and Spanish. During college, he was an active member of the school newspaper and student news broadcast.

Andrew began learning Spanish in kindergarten at a language immersion school in Charlotte. He made his first trip abroad in the eighth grade as part of an exchange program in Spain. He later returned to Spain during college, motivating him to earn a minor in Spanish.

From a very young age, Andrew dreamed of being a television news reporter when he grew up. He first interned at a news station when he was in the eighth grade. That experience set him on the path to making his dream a reality.

Outside of work, Andrew loves the outdoors. Whether it is running trails or hiking through North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Andrew loves to spend as much of his free time in the mountains as possible. He is also a big fan of the Carolina Panthers, enjoys going to see his favorite bands in concert and loves spending time with his dog Summit.

If you have any suggestions of places to hike in Alabama or any story ideas don’t hesitate to reach out to Andrew!

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Articles

Push for Downtown Grocery Store

With every business grand opening and new construction project in downtown Montgomery, city leaders say we're getting closer to having a grocery store downtown. Many people have been pushing for a grocery…

MPS Leaders Unsure What's Next for Intervention

With Dr. Ed Richardson as interim State School Superintendent many people are wondering what this means for the intervention into Montgomery Public Schools. Right now, Montgomery County School Board members say…

Evacuees Return Home After Time in River Region

As damage assessments continue in the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Irma, evacuees are leaving local storm shelters in the Montgomery area. Many families have taken shelter in at the American Red Cross…

New Businesses Opening in Downtown Montgomery

Ribbon cuttings have been a frequent sight in downtown Montgomery recently, and Wednesday a new luxury barber opened it's doors.  River Region Golden Shears & More is situated on Monroe Street near…

Early Morning Apartment Fire Under Investigation

The Montgomery Fire Department is investigating an early morning fire in the 4700 block of South Court Street. Officials say the fire was on the first floor of a two story apartment complex.  They say it started in the kitchen…