Andy Alford is President and General Manager of WFLA-TV and WTTA-TV, Tampa’s NBC and MyNet affiliates. He has additional responsibilities with Media General including oversight of 2 stations in Albany, NY.
Before moving to Tampa, Alford served as Vice President and General Manager of WTEN-TV, an ABC affiliate, in Albany, NY and operated WXXA-TV, a Fox affiliate, under a shared services and joint sales agreement with Shield Media. Prior to Albany, he spent a total of seven years at WGCL-TV in Atlanta, most recently as Vice President and General Manager. He has also served in broadcast management roles in the Orlando, FL, Syracuse, NY and Rochester, NY markets.
Alford grew up in Rochester, NY and began his television career in sales at WHEC. He has been involved in a number of industry and community organizations, including the Heart Walk Cabinet for The American Heart Association Tampa Bay, Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, The Southeast Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement for Northeastern New York.
He has been married to his wife Nancy for over 30 years and has a son and daughter; Max and Katy.