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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
  • Rising political party calls on rappers Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J to run for NY governor

    NEW YORK — Rappers Busta Rhymes and LL Cool J are both New York natives who played pivotal roles in the rise of hip hop. Both have successful careers that span three decades and have deep ties to the community. But do they have what it takes to be governor of New York? Founder of the Hip Hop Union Jineea Butler thinks so. “We know how to sell an album. We know how to sell an idea. We know how […]

  • A godsend for vegans, allergy sufferers, first-ever plant-based milkshake shop opens in NYC

    EAST VILLAGE — Dessert crazes are a dime a dozen especially in the summer. They usually spark massive lines, tons of selfies and a collective “oh my God it’s so good!” Most of the time, the people who miss out on it all are individuals with food allergies, whether it be dairy, lactose or gluten. That is until now. Brand new to the East Village, Cake Shake USA is the first ever plant-based milk shake shop in the country. Each […]

  • Program introduces coding, computer technology to formerly incarcerated

    NEW YORK — Mark Shervington was just a few weeks shy of his 21st birthday when he made a decision that would put him behind bars for a majority of his life. “I met this beautiful young lady and we were gonna make a life together,” he recalled. “She was sexually assaulted one day and, in my youthful attempt to avenge that, I was incarcerated.” Thirty years later, he is a free man. He’s now moving forward and searching for […]

  • UWS residents furious over city’s delayed response to massive sinkhole swallowing roadway

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Rene Rodriguez says he was dumbfounded but not surprised, when he saw a massive sinkhole open up outside his home on Manhattan Avenue near 101st Street on the Upper West Side Tuesday morning. It’s a sinkhole he and many residents who live in the area have complained to the city about since 2013. “It just got bigger and bigger and they would fill it up with asphalt, asphalt and more asphalt and yesterday it finally gave in,” Rodriguez told PIX11 […]

  • NYC-based designer brings high-end jewelry collection to vending machine in Brooklyn park

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Most would agree the era of apps have made life a little easier and in most cases, innovation has completely cut out the middle man. A sign of these times has surfaced at a park in Williamsburg where Manhattan-based jewelry designer Marla Aaron is selling her high end jewelry out of a vending machine. “There are a lot of people who say ‘whoa that’s nuts, how are you going to leave that unattended’ but you know, I have […]

  • Arrest made in case of crated NJ dog abandoned, left to drown

    MONMOUTH COUNTY, N.J. — An arrest has been made in the disturbing case of a crated dog abandoned along a bulkhead in New Jersey last week. According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Aaron D. Davis, 36, of Long Branch was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with the case of “River” the dog. Officials say the white and grey 1-year-old pit bull was abandoned in a locked crate on July 31 in Veterans Memorial Park in Highlands. The dog […]

  • Animal rights activists say NYC carriage horses reported to duty during heat advisory

    CENTRAL PARK – Under sweltering heat that surpassed 90 degrees, the city’s carriage horses reported for duty along Central Park South Monday morning, according to animal rights activists. In timestamped video provided to PIX11 by animal rights activist group NYCLASS, the carriage horses could be seen pounding the pavement well before 10 a.m. – an apparent violation of the administrative code. “They want to be out here early to make a few extra bucks and possibly get a few extra […]

  • TSA may soon allow passengers to board with marijuana

    New ‘decline to prosecute’ marijuana policy goes into effect in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN — A new policy ending the prosecution of most low-level marijuana possession and smoking cases in Manhattan went into effect Wednesday, the borough’s district attorney said. The policy is expected to reduce marijuana prosecutions in Manhattan from 5,000 cases per year to fewer than 200 per year — a 96 percent reduction. “Our office will exit a system wherein smoking a joint can ruin your job, your college application, or your immigration status, but our advocacy will continue. I […]

  • Dog left to drown in cage at water’s edge in New Jersey

    HIGHLANDS, N.J. — Jennifer Vaz was on her routine morning walk with her 4-year-old boxer Molly along Sandy Hook Bay in Highlands on Monday when they came across something that would’ve stunned just about anyone. Down by the rocks along the waterside, she discovered a 1-year-old whimpering pit bull, locked in a wired cage. “When I looked down I saw these eyes looking back at me, like these little cute puppy eyes, scared in the crate and locked up,” she […]

  • Broadway actress fires back after NY Times critic appears to body shame her

    NEW YORK – Alysha Umphress has been dazzling audiences on Broadway for nearly a decade and the seasoned actress is currently getting rave reviews for her performance in Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, but a review in the New York Times hit a bad note with both readers and the star herself. Times writer Laura Collins-Hughes singled out Umphress not for her singing ability, but for her body. “Umphress, by the way, is bigger than the […]