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Andrew Ramos is a 4-time Emmy Award-nominated journalist who has spent nearly a decade in front of and behind the camera working in television news production in New York City.

He is currently a feature and general assignment reporter for the PIX11 News at 5 and 10 p.m. From A-listers to local celebrities in the community, Andrew features their stories each night on PIX11.

A native of Passaic, New Jersey, Andrew is the youngest of two brothers and one sister.

After graduating from William Paterson University, Andrew landed his first on-air gig hosting a local music video show in New Jersey. He got his foot in the door landing interviews with several then-up-and-coming artists like T-Pain, Ciara and Pitbull.

He also spent time as a freelance print writer for North Jersey Media Group.

Andrew eventually worked his way up the ladder at several local TV stations in New York. It’s where he would learn all about the back end of production, working as a writer and producer. Along the way he has made pit stops at NY1, The Montel Williams Show, HBO Sports, WNYW FOX 5 and WPIX-TV.

He served as one of the founding hosts of the popular CW Source Blog.

It was at WPIX-TV where he made his on-air debut, filing feature and entertainment stories for the PIX News at 10 and the PIX Morning News.

Over the years he has been nominated for four Emmy Awards for his reporting. In addition to being a reporter, Andrew is also a featured spokesman for the New York State Lottery. He has appeared in a handful of ads in the New York City market.

Recent Articles
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  • The struggle of working on a holiday has its perks, setbacks depending on where you work

    NEW YORK — Working on a holiday is struggle only some of us can identify with. Axel Sander and his Christmas tree-selling crew are bypassing the turkey, taking advantage of what is one of their biggest days of the season. “Well we started out the day selling a couple of big trees so that’s always good,” he said. While there are some perks like overtime pay and earning a comp day, it’s not usually the case across the board. Under […]

  • EMT who suffered stroke on the job released from hospital in ‘miracle’ recovery

    NEW YORK — Liam Glinane is out of the hospital and it couldn’t have happened at a better time. “Happy Thanksgiving everyone!” the FDNY EMT told a crowd of supporters outside Mount Sinai Hospital Wednesday.  “I’ll tell ya, you couldn’t write this story any better!” For more than a month, Glinane called the Manhattan hospital home. He was transported there on October 17 after he suffered a stroke while behind the wheel of his ambulance, causing him to veer off […]

  • New lawsuit accuses US Census of tactics meant to overlook minorities

    NEW YORK — The Census is a long standing American tradition that has taken place every decade since 1790. Its goal is to count up the United States population, state by state, collecting demographic information in the process. The numbers will later determine how much federal funds, grants and support to states, counties and communities each region receives. With the 2020 Census around the corner, local advocates are sounding the alarm, filing a lawsuit against the US Census Bureau, claiming […]

  • Mayor signs sweeping animal rights legislation into law

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  • Rose Bowl to honor LI teen killed during football game

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  • Police urge shoppers to be on alert ahead of holiday rush

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  • Special Disney visit for children at Bronx hospital

    TREMONT, the Bronx — Kids in the pediatric unit at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx got a visit from “Frozen” character Elsa Wednesday. It was all part of a program spearheaded by the Moment of Magic Foundation which brings entertainment and creative programming to medically vulnerable children across the country.  

  • NYPD partners took a DNA test, turns out they’re 100%… cousins

    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — NYPD Officers Harley Greco and Tyler Barbour have been working side by side for nearly half a year. Partners in the 19th Precinct, the pair — who are both from Long Island — recently found out they have a bond that goes beyond the uniform. “My grandmother called me and said ‘do you know a Tyler Barbour?’ and I said ‘yeah, I just went to his wedding – that’s my partner,’” PO Greco explained. “And […]

  • NJ police warn of ‘water testing scam’ targeting Spanish-speaking homeowners

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