- KCCISports Director, 2005 - present
Andy Garman is Sports Director at KCCI-TV and joined the team in September 2005.
While at KCCI, the sports department has won numerous awards, including a National Edward R. Murrow Award for a story on the "Highway 5 Rivalry" between Pleasantville and Carlisle, and a Midwest Regional Emmy Award for the half-hour special "Harrison Barnes: Eye of The Storm."
Andy anchors the 6:00pm and 10:00pm weeknight sportscasts, and frequently reports live from the biggest sporting events in Iowa. He has anchored half-hour specials following the Iowa State vs. Iowa football game and previewing the Principal Charity Classic golf tournament.
Prior to coming to NewsChannel 8, he spent 5½ years as sports director for KDSM in Des Moines and KGAN/KFXA in Cedar Rapids. During his time there, Andy won several awards for his work, including the Best Sportscast Award from the Iowa Associated Press in 2004, and Best Sports Special awards in 2000, 2001, and 2002.
Andy began his career at KEVN Fox 7 in Rapid City, S.D., first as weekend sports anchor and reporter, then as sports director.
Andy is a 1998 graduate of the University of Iowa, with a degree in Communication Studies. In his free time (if he ever gets any), he is an avid golfer and movie fan.
Andy and his wife Meredith have a daughter.
Feel free to e-mail your comments and story ideas directly to Andy at email@example.com.