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Andy Likes

CHAPTER SECRETARY
PR/COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR
Time on Board: ’07-’16

 

“Broadcast journalism is constantly evolving. However, the most successful television journalists focus not on the job, but the business of storytelling. If you tell unique stories, your opportunities for an Emmy increase exponentially.”

Andy Likes is the chapter Secretary. He has been a member of the board for more than five years and is the chair of the communications committee. Andy spent more than eleven years in broadcast journalism, working as a producer and field producer for KSDK-TV, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, WSMV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Nashville, WREG-TV, the CBS affiliate and WMC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Memphis, along with WTVC-TV, the ABC affiliate in Chattanooga. He attended the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL.

Andy is now the Vice President and practice leader for media relations, communications and training at The Vandiver Group, a St. Louis-based public relations firm.