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Andrea Morehead

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Seven-time Emmy Award-winning anchor, Andrea Morehead is celebrating 20 years in Indianapolis, leading the 5pm and 11pm newscasts, and most recently, promoted to the 6pm broadcast.

She's field-anchored major events, including the 2009 Inauguration of Barack Obama, 2002 Final Four in Atlanta, Georgia, 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000 NBA Championships in Los Angeles, California, and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia,

An Anderson, Indiana native, Andrea knows the Central Indiana Community well and is actively involved in numerous organizations. You can count on her involvement annually at the Community Health Foundation’s Giving Gig, Cancer Support Community’s Laughing Matters, Susan G. Komen Indianapolis Race for the Cure, and the R.E.D. Alliance, which works to eliminate breast cancer disparities. Those organizations are dear to her, as she’s fought and won her breast cancer battle, “ringing the bell” on December 13, 2018.

Andrea came to WTHR from WOOD TV-8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she anchored the 6 and 11 weekend evening newscasts. Prior to her stint at WOOD, Andrea served as a reporter, assistant producer, and assignment editor for WXIN in Indianapolis. Andrea began her television career as a Production Intern at Koppel Communications in Washington DC. While at Koppel, Andrea researched topics and aided producers in developing "The Koppel Report" for Capital Cities/ABC. In 1995, Andrea switched gears and worked as a Management Council Law Clerk for the National Football League in New York. Between 1992 and 1993, Andrea was a reporter/anchor for the weekday evening newscast with WGMC TV in Worchester, Massachusetts. In 1991, she earned her B.A. in Communications/Journalism, graduating summa cum laude from Howard University. Andrea earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University in 1996.

Andrea is married to Archibald Allen, IV. They have a son, Ean James.