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Andrew Stockey & Simsbury Community Television

November 29, 2006

Andrew Stockey is the new anchor of WTAE Channel 4 Action News weekday mornings at 5 and 6 a.m. For nearly a decade, he was the Channel 4 Action Sports Director.

A Chicago native, Stockey grew up in Simsbury, Conn., and graduated from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College. He made stops at Fox News and ESPN before starting at WTAE-TV in March 1995.

His proudest moment was a round of golf in May 2005 with the legendary Arnold Palmer at Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier. Second on his list would be the 2001 Hall of Fame weekend, when he covered the inductions of Lynn Swann in Canton, Ohio, and Bill Mazeroski in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Stockey has won an Emmy Award for a special program about Race For The Cure, as well as Murrow and Golden Quill awards for his sports broadcasting. He won 2005 best sportscast and best sports play-by-play from the Pennsylvania Associated Press.

He serves as a Race For The Cure co-spokesperson with Channel 4 Action News anchor Michelle Wright. He’s a host/spokesman for United Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Rally For A Cure Breast Cancer Golf Outing, and he serves as a trustee for Chatham College. He also serves as emcee for a variety of local charitable events and causes.

Stockey is a movie fan, especially James Bond flicks and “The American President.” He lists Taipei Tokyo, The Pittsburgh Fish Market, Shiloh Inn, and The Hideaway in Canonsburg among his favorite area restaurants.

His enjoys playing golf on the many diverse courses throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Stockey and his wife, Sharon, reside in Washington County. They have adopted a bischon/poodle named “Boobaloo.”

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  1. AnonymousNovember 28, 2009

    Hello. And Bye.

  2. Jim FlemingMarch 19, 2012

    It gives me great pride to see that you are doing so well and your career has taken you to many great places. I knew even way back in the 80’s when you were starting out at SCTV that you would go places! It so refreshing to see you back at SCTV giving back to the community and helping young kids learn the art of video broadcasting.
    Please say hello to all my friends there at SCTV. I think fondly on those days in Simsbury and will always have a place in my heart for all those that helped get SCTV off the ground in those early days.
    Jim Fleming