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Andrew Ramos is a two-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.

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

While attending William Paterson University in 2004, Andrew landed his first on-air gig reporting for a public access 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.

Andrew would later land freelance jobs at several local TV stations in New York 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.

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

In 2009, he was honored with a New York Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Host/Anchor/Reporter. In 2012, he was nominated again for the PIX Morning News segment he reported and produced, Live Fine on 99.


Recent Articles
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    NEW YORK (PIX11) – The egocentric life form known as the metrosexual appears to be finally dissolving away. As the not-so manly manicures, over-the-top manscaping and obnoxious skinny jeans that define the trend take the backseat, the lumbersexual movement has begun. What’s a lumbersexual you ask? According to Cosmopolitan, he’s the rugged, unkempt manly man who is one with nature. Facial hair is a must. Outdoor clothing: he’s doing it. Being self-sufficient: he’s all about it. The trend is fueled […]

  • New Barclays Center app lets fans buy grub with smartphones

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) – There’s always something going on at the Barclays Center. Whether it’s a sporting event or mega concert, it’s always buzzing in Brooklyn. Just on Wednesday, the Brooklyn Nets faced off with the Milwaukee Bucks. What made this event so special was that it’s the first of many where fans have the option of using a new app called eWallet. In a partnership with American Express, eWallet promises to make the concession stand experience easier and stress-free at […]

  • Local students get first glimpse at new fleet of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade floats

    MOONACHIE, N.J. (PIX11) – From pirates to Power Rangers, the whole gang was on hand Tuesday as Macy’s rolled out the floats at their official Parade Studio in Moonachie, N.J. The retail giant revealed five new additions that will make their debut at the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Getting a front row seat to it all were students from a number of elementary schools in the area. Among the new floats was Cracker Jack Popcorn’s At The Ball […]

  • NY Urban League kicks off HBCU fair

    HARLEM (PIX11) — This weekend, the New York Urban League will be kicking things off with their annual HBCU fair, helping thousands of students figure out what’s next. PIX11 is the proud media partner for this event. PIX11′s Andrew Ramos has a report from the riverbank state park in Harlem with a preview of what to expect. For more information on preregistration visit the New York Urban League’s website.

  • Pena says he can no longer take the subway nor wear his now-famous 8-ball jacket. (Andrew Ramos)

    ‘All I wanted to do was go home’: Man who slapped subway attacker speaks

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) – Sporting the 8-ball leather jacket that has gained him notoriety on the streets and online, Jorge Peña faced reporters for the first time Thursday, nearly a week after his involvement in a now-viral subway brawl that was uploaded to YouTube. Describing the events that led up to the altercation where he was attacked by a fellow rider, identified as Danay Howard, the Bronx man at times became emotional. “That’s not me, I’m not that guy,” he said. […]

  • Mobile app promises to solve NYC’s epic parking problem

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – There’s never a dull moment when looking for parking in New York City. Just ask the pair of drivers who squared off for a coveted spot and went viral on YouTube. Nowadays, if you’re looking for a spot there’s definitely an app for that. Actually there’s a ton of apps for that. One of them is ParkMe, a free app that claims to help you find and reserve the closest and cheapest parking in your vicinity. […]

  • Patriots knit for wounded warriors returning home from service

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) – It’s just another afternoon inside the Kip Center in Rutherford, N.J. where needles and yarn are hard at work and a group of patriots knit for a noble cause. Over the course of a year, their inventory has ballooned to well over 100 knitted creations that include blankets, hats and scarves. All of the items are headed to numerous military hospitals in Washington, D.C. and North Carolina this month as part of the Nassau County Firefighters’ Operation […]

  • Photographer transforms sludge from notoriously toxic Gowanus Canal into abstract art

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) – It’s clear there is plenty of culture and history throughout Brooklyn. However there’s a section of the borough that stinks – literally. Stretching 1.8 miles across four neighborhoods, the Gowanus Canal is considered one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States. Even though it’s in the early stages of being cleaned by the Environmental Protection Agency, the toxic sludge and smell of sewage that radiates from its waters would make just about anyone […]

  • New app TalkSpace lets users text live therapists 24/7 about their problems

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – You could find just about anything walking around New York City and if you just happened to pass by Madison Square Park this week, two inflatable igloo-shaped bubbles were serving up therapy for the modern world. It’s called TalkSpace – a mobile app that connects you to a live licensed therapist where you can then text in the pressing issues clouding up your day minus the hefty price tag. “[Since] its texting its easier for me […]

  • Fans tired of Jets losing streak raise money for ‘Fire John Idzik’ billboards

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) – When your favorite sports team goes on an epic losing streak there’s only so much pouting and swearing one can do. For a few local Jets fans, they decided to take it a step further in wake of Gang Green’s disastrous 1 and 8 season. The group launched a website — FireJohnIdzik.com — calling on the Jets to fire General Manager John Idzik, the man they say is the central player in a devastating season. […]

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