Andrew Siff

General Assignment Reporter

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013  |  Updated 11:54 AM EDT
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Andrew Siff has won six NY Emmy Awards since joining NBC 4 New York in 2004, including the Emmy for Excellence in General Assignment reporting in 2012. 

Siff is a general assignment reporter whose primary beat is transit and infrastructure. 

Among Siff’s major assignments at News 4: Hurricane Sandy, where he reported from Rockaway Beach during the storm; the 2013 Mayoral election, including a one-on-one interview with Anthony Weiner; an investigation of contamination in Garfield, NJ; the profile of Olympic boxer Marcus Browne from Staten Island; NYC's bedbug epidemic, and the Sean Bell 50 Shots trial. He covered that story from start to finish and was the first to report the verdict. 

Prior to working at News 4, Siff was the law enforcement reporter at NY1, scoring numerous one-on-one interviews with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Prior to that, he worked at WKBW-TV in Buffalo from 1996-2001. Before that, he worked at WTVH-TV in Syracuse from 1994-1996. Andrew 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 wins, Siff has been honored with The New York State Associated Press Award for General Excellence in Reporting. He has also won feature reporting awards from the New York Press Club, The Press Club of Long Island, and the Syracuse Press Club.

Siff 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 and son Zeke.

Siff 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 keep up with Andrew on  Facebook and Twitter.

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