Andrea is an accomplished writer, journalist, author, and public relations professional. 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 diversity, "geek culture," and female-led media, she was responsible for cultivating much of Entertainment Weekly's comic and pop culture coverage. You can find Andrea’s writing on the Internet and in print in publications such as Variety, Paste Magazine, Marvel, Mashable, Bustle, CVLUX California Vibe, Brit & Co., Image+ Magazine and more.
With over a decade of experience writing, consuming, and marketing pop culture both on camera and off, Andrea allows her passion and love of all things creative to drive her work. In 2014, she established a convention meet-up for the best-selling Image series Sex Criminals that led to the creation of the comic's first and only official fan group. Through this community, Andrea arranged multiple fundraisers for charity that raised over $2500 for organizations such as Futures Without Violence and The Hero Initiative.
Andrea’s debut non-fiction book Geek Girls Don’t Cry: Real-Life Lessons From Fictional Female Characters has been acquired by Sterling Books and will be published on April 2, 2019.
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.