Andrea joined CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism as director of career services in 2015, following a three-decade career writing for a variety of news outlets. She spent most of that time at USA Today, where she covered national news, the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, presidential and congressional politics, foreign affairs and business. She has also served as Washington bureau chief for AOL News, senior national correspondent at The Huffington Post and senior executive producer at Al Jazeera America, where she helped to lead the website launch. Early in her career, Andrea covered local news for newspapers in Florida, Illinois and New York, including The Riverdale Press in her native borough of the Bronx. Her freelance work has been published in National Geographic and Smithsonian magazine.