Andrew Siff is an Emmy Award-winning reporter who joined NBC New York in May 2004.
He has also won awards from the New York Press Club, the Long Island Press Club and the New York State Broadcasters Association.
Andrew is a general assignment reporter, but he also covers the MTA. His series, The Why Train, can be seen every Monday on Today in New York as well as on New York Nonstop.
Andrew also contributes a regular segment for New York Nonstop called What's The Deal? Those fun-filled reports answer questions, like "what's the deal with those pedestrian crossing buttons that never seem to work?" You might be surprised by the answer.
Among Andrew's major assignments at News 4: the bedbug epidemic, tornadoes and blizzards, and the Sean Bell trial. He covered that from start to finish and was the first to report on the verdict. He covered the Roger Clemens hearing in Washington, D.C. on performance-enhancing drugs.
Siff also covered the 2008 Democratic Primary in South Carolina, scoring one-on-one interviews with Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Edwards.
In the days leading up to Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation, Siff covered the breaking developments from Albany as the scandal unfolded.
His September 2009 story on pedicabs won an Emmy in the General Assignment category.
Prior to working at News 4, Andrew was the law enforcement reporter at NY1. Before that, he worked at WKBW-TV in Buffalo from 1996-2001. Before that, he worked at WTVH-TV in Syracuse from 1994-1996.
Siff began his career as a general assignment reporter in 1991 at NBC affiliate WEEK-TV in Peoria, Ill. His first major assignment was covering the 1992 strike at Caterpillar Inc., when 14,000 workers hit the picket lines.
In addition to his Emmy nominations, Siff has been honored with an Associated Press Award for General Excellence in Reporting, the Syracuse Press Club Award for Feature Reporting, and the Associated Press Award for Investigative Journalism.
Andrew is a New York City native and Hunter High School alumnus. He is an avid Yankees and Giants fan and lives in the City with his wife Dawn.
Andrew graduated from Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in English. He is a member of the Inner Circle, an annual journalists' spoof of city politics, which raises money for local charities.
You can follow Andrew on Twitter: @andrewsiff4ny.