Andrea is an accomplished writer, journalist, author, and public relations professional. Her debut non-fiction book Geek Girls Don’t Cry: Real-Life Lessons From Fictional Female Characters will be published by Sterling Books on April 2, 2019.
She currently works at Marvel Entertainment, where her primary role is to provide PR outreach and communications management for Marvel's robust line of comic book titles, in addition to assisting with the planning and execution of large publishing campaigns and marketing initiatives. Previously, she worked as an Assistant Editor and writer at Entertainment Weekly. With a focus on geek culture and female-led media, she was responsible for cultivating much of Entertainment Weekly's comic coverage. As a freelance writer, she has written for Variety, Paste Magazine, Mashable, Bustle, Image+ and more. She also regularly writes celebrity cover story features for CVLUX, a California based luxury magazine.
Andrea holds a Masters of Science from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a Bachelors of Arts in English and Communications from The George Washington University. Her career highlights include being offered a cashew by Mike Colter during a Defenders video interview, commiserating over T.G.I.F. days with Cobie Smulders, getting James McAvoy to curse in traffic, and interviewing the legendary Stan Lee on three separate occasions.
She lives in New York City with her husband, three coffee makers, and pop culture shrine to her favorite character in the world, Black Widow. When she’s not writing, she can be found playing Dungeons and Dragons, running half marathons, or watching Broadway musicals.