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Andy Parrish

Director of Broadcast Services and General Manager, WVSU-FM

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Educational Information

  • Bachelor of Arts, major in journalism and mass communication, Samford University, 1993

Contact Information

Email: maparris@samford.edu
Phone: 726-2877
Office: University Center 304

Biographical Information

Andy returned to WVSU as general manager in 2004, the same position he held as a student in the early '90s. After graduation from Samford as a journalism and mass communication major in 1993, Andy worked in radio news for 10 years. He joined WBBN-FM in Laurel, Miss., in 1994 as news director, earning several news reporting awards from the Mississippi Associated Press. In 1996, he returned to Birmingham as a news reporter for Citadel Broadcasting, and soon after joined the Alabama Radio Network, working as both a news anchor and sports talk show producer.

Andy rejoined Samford in 1997 as a volunteer public address announcer for the new women's basketball program. He is now P.A. announcer for women's and men's basketball, football and baseball.

He is a Birmingham native and a 1989 graduate of Ramsay High School.

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  • Mississippi Associated Press, Radio News, 1994-95
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