Resume

E-mail: Andrew.wyrich[at]gmail.com

See a PDF of Andrew’s resume here.

MEDIA EXPERIENCE:

  • The Daily Dot
    Deputy Technology Editor (June 2020 – Present)
  • The Daily Dot
    Politics Staff Writer (May 2017 – June 2020)
  • Gannett – “The Record” and NorthJersey.com
    Breaking and Trending News Reporter (October 2016 – May 2017)
  • North Jersey Media Group – “The Record” and NorthJersey.com
    Municipal Reporter / Staff Writer (June 2014 – October 2016)
  • North Jersey Media Group – “The Record” and NorthJersey.com
    Editorial Assistant / Staff Writer (July 2013 – June 2014)
  • The Watershed Post
    Staff Writer (May 2012 – July 2013)
  • The New Paltz Oracle
    (independent student-run newspaper)
    Editor-In-Chief , Managing Editor, Sports Editor, Social Media Chief, Sports Copy Editor (December 2010 – May 2013)
  • Patch.com
    Freelance Reporter (July 2011 – January 2012)

AWARDS & HONORS:

MEDALLION
Society of the Silurians
Author of two of three stories in a series, “Growing Up Transgender,” that won first place for reporting on “Minority Issues” by the Society of the Silurians in 2016.

BEST WEB PROJECT
New Jersey Press Association
Author on two of three stories in a series, “Growing Up Transgender,” that the New Jersey Press Association awarded “Best Web Project” for its 2016 awards.

NATIONAL FINALIST
Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)
Co-authored a story, “Local Officials Are Likely To Profit From Fracking In Southern Tier,” that was awarded a National Finalist recognition in the student category of the 2012 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) awards.

MARK OF EXCELLENCE
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Key member of the Editorial-Board that earned a SPJ’s “Mark of Excellence” award for “Best Affiliated Website” for a 4-year college or university for 2010 in Region 1.

NATIONAL RUNNER UP
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Key member of the Editorial-Board that earned a SPJ’s ‘National Runner Up” award for “Best Affiliated Website” for a 4-year college or university for 2010 in the United States.

BEST SPORTS SECTION – THIRD PLACE
New York Press Association
While Editor-in-Chief, the 2012 sports section I oversaw was awarded third place for “Best Sports Section” in the New York Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest 2012.”

Education:
State University of New York at New Paltz (2009-2013)

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism
  • Minor in Film & Video Studies –  Production Concentration.