Andy Ramirez is the Senior Real-Time Editor at ABC15 News. Andy works with Multimedia Journalists, Photojournalists, Assignment Editors, Producers, and other newsroom staff to determine daily news content for broadcast and digital coverage.
He joined ABC15 News in 1996 as an intern with the ABC15 Investigators while attending Grand Canyon University. He was hired on one of his final days of his internship as an Assistant Assignment Editor in 1997. Since then, Andy has worked as an Assignment Editor, back-up helicopter photojournalist, Producer for the ABC15 Investigators, Internship Coordinator and Managing Editor.
Andy has assisted in coordinating local coverage of Presidential Elections, Super Bowls and daily breaking news coverage. Andy has also coordinated live shot coverage for the entire Scripps group during Hurricane Isaac and the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
Andy is an Arizona native and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. You can reach him via e-mail at ARamirez@abc15.com or on Twitter @ARamz15.