Andrew Harrison

Anchor/Reporter

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Andrew Harrison is happy to be back home! He grew up in Chattanooga and is a proud graduate of East Brainerd Elementary and McCallie School. He is a longtime member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. Andrew started as a studio camera operator at WTVC in Chattanooga, and has 25 years of experience in television. He’s worked as photographer, producer, reporter and anchor. Andrew spent the last 20 years in Mississippi, the last 7 anchoring the morning news in Jackson. It’s a dynamic market, with no shortage of news, but Andrew is a Tennessean at heart. He’s won numerous AP awards for reporting, including Best Franchise for Large Market Mississippi Stations. He was voted the Mississippi Delta’s Favorite News Personality. (in 2008) Andrew is a devoted husband and father of two. His wife, Tonya is also from Tennessee. He’s a big Titans, Grizzlies and Predators fan, and when it comes to baseball, the Braves will always be number one. You can e-mail him at aharrison@wdef.com

Articles

Golden Apple: Lorie Bowen, Boyd Buchanan

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Students and parents agree that Lori Bowen goes above and beyond to make sure the children in her class are successful learners. The Boyd Buchanan teacher was known to drop off supplies to…

Golden Apple: Andrew Jones, East Side Elementary

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Andrew Jones knows that communication is key for exceptional education students. He just started at East Side Elementary last August, but kids in his class are already making great strides toward independent learning.…

What's Right With Our Schools: Legacybox

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Technology is changing the way we remember things.Film and video tape are having to cross over the digital divide to be preserved for future generations. Students from Brainerd and East Ridge are helping along the way…

Golden Apple Award: Lori Case, Dade Elementary

TRENTON, GA (WDEF) - When graduates of Dade Elementary are asked to name a teacher they will always remember, Lori Case's name pops up quite often. She's been known to make Math more interesting by adding pumpkin tasting to the…

What's Right With Our Schools: Howard Lacrosse

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) -A good education is all about learning new things. Lacrosse is a relatively new sport at Howard, but it's already opening up a wide variety of educational opportunities for Hustlin' Tigers who decide to pick up a…

Golden Apple Award: Becky Leary, Nolan Elementary

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN (WDEF) - Boredom is out of the question in Becky Leary's 3rd grade classroom at Nolan Elementary. From the Buddy Bench, to researching Signal Mountain's rich history, Ms. Leary's love of teaching shines through in every thing…

What's Right With Our Schools: Operation Warm

HARRISON, TN (WDEF) - With cooler temperatures settling in, a heavy Winter Coat is essential. Chattanooga Gas is providing 200 high quality jackets to Hamilton County Students. Paul Leath is the Regional Director of Operations for Chattanooga Gas. He says,…