Andrew Douglas

Andrew Douglas

Anchor

Memphis, TN

Andrew Douglas is an award-winning anchor and reporter who brings more than two decades of journalistic experience to Memphis and the Mid-South. He loves the generosity and friendliness of Memphis. He takes his job seriously but doesn't take himself too seriously.

Since 2006, Andrew has been proud to work for WMC, the first station to broadcast in the State of Tennessee and the first to send a broadcast TV signal into Mississippi. Currently, Andrew anchors the morning and noon newscasts and works as an investigative reporter.

Andrew takes his responsibility to give back to the community seriously. In addition to his annual support of the United Way charities, he hosts and emcees events and fundraisers all across the Mid-South throughout the year. Some of them include: The Alzheimer's Association Walk for a Cure, the American Heart Association's Heart Ball, the Autism Awareness 5K, Project Green Fork's Living Local auction and fundraiser, the Memphis Oral School For the Deaf auction and fundraiser, the Boy Scouts of America, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce breakfast series, the Memphis Business Journal's healthy food initiative and Memphis Mayor A. C. Wharton's Training Camp for Dads.

Andrew has been honored and recognized as one of the best anchors in Tennessee by the Tennessee Associated Press. The Tennessee AP also honored him as one of the state's top reporters. He's received honors and awards from the Emmys and the Society of Professional Journalists. He's also earned "Best TV News Anchor" status in various reader polls among two prominent Memphis publications.

In 2012 Andrew had the great honor of attending the summer Olympic Games in London. He spent six days filing reports from various venues, conducting live reports for the morning news and keeping an updated blog about his experiences on the station website.

Before coming to Memphis, Andrew worked at WHIO-TV in Dayton, Ohio. He earned honors and awards from the Emmys for his anchoring duties as evening weekend anchor. He also worked in the mountains of East Tennessee where he earned an Associated Press Award for his coverage of Hurricane Bonnie. His investigation into a Tennessee wedding chapel helped re-write state legislation, protecting hundreds of marriages.

Andrew was one of the first journalists hired at the 24-hour Orlando cable news station, Central Florida News 13, in 1997. He covered the NASA space program including live reports from shuttle launches and landings. That same year he covered Florida's worst ever tornado disaster. His first job out of college was in Columbus, Georgia at WRBL. He graduated from the University of Florida and began his broadcast career at WUFT-TV and WRUF-AM/FM in Gainesville.

Andrew's notable interviews include former Vice President Dick Cheney, the late civil rights photographer Earnest Withers, actor John Travolta, ZZ Top, country music star Kenny Chesney and Martin Luther King III.

Andrew enjoys Beale Street, the Blues, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Memphis Tigers basketball and the world's best barbecue in Memphis! He is an active member of the Memphis Greek Community and you'll find his whole family volunteering at the Memphis Greek Festival every year. OPA!

Andrew grew up in South Florida. His wife was born and raised in Memphis. His most enjoyable honor and distinction is being a husband and father to two wonderful children.


Recent Articles by Andrew

  WMC helps viewer donate 100-plus neckties to Dress for Success

Collierville man earns national recognition as catalyst for change in public education

  Camp helps children cope with tragic loss

Collierville Schools continue search for 2 major administrative positions

Tennessee secretary of state says new voter registration bill protects the voting process

Victims of violence can register to conceal their information from public records

  Christian Brothers University names Jack Shannon as new president

5K aims to raise money for pancreatic cancer research

Freed-Hardeman University presents lecture from Dachau War Crime Trials

Volunteers wanted to clean Wolf River Harbor

  Amazon ‘future engineer’ program launches at 7 Mid-South schools

U.S. Navy Band coming to Collierville

  Memphis roots help teen earn spot on ‘The Voice’

  Election runoffs a key issue on ballots

  Decision 2018: Voters to weigh in on term limits for city officials

Collierville hosts ‘Tournament of Champions’ marching band contest

Breast Cancer Awareness events set for Memphis

  Older patrol cars may be putting deputies at risk, sheriff says

Memphis pastor set to meet President Trump today, Beale Street safety on the council agenda today, Rain chances for the week

Back to school begins this morning once again, chance of rain later today, more restrictions on airbnb in Shelby County?

  Breaking down the Shelby County mayoral race

  Meet the two candidates running for Shelby County Sheriff

Deadly officer involved shooting, man arrested in a 22 year old cold case, Rain in the forecast

Collierville Carjacking victim speaks, Tunica getting ready for sports betting, new Memphis festival weeks away

First Lady in Tennessee, Memphis City Council agenda is a busy one, Mild weather for mid July

Hospital fits Mid-South teen for prosthetic arm for free

Mid-South Fairgrounds plan calls for a billion dollar impact, Updates on the World Golf Championships in Memphis, Hot and steamy conditions

Grizzlies rookie shines in summer league, Early voting sites expand, Free Chick-fil-a today, local reaction to judge Kavanaugh

Memphis Museum closes until at least next year, Free Health fair for children in TN, Update on Quentin Tellis murder case

  SCOTUS travel ban ruling possible due to Republican gamble in 2016, analyst says