Andy Ludlum is the Director of News Programming at KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO and KFWB NEWS TALK 980.
He’s spent over 35 years in news and information broadcasting on radio and television.
Andy started in radio in the 1970’s as a traffic reporter in San Jose, CA. Over the years, he’s been an editor, news reporter and anchor and has worked in some great cities; San Jose, Seattle, Kansas City and since 1995, Los Angeles.
Andy’s had the opportunity to broadcast from all over the world and cover some exceptional events, from the 1981 assassination of Anwar Sadat in Egpyt, to the economic emergence of China and the rebirth of democracy in the former Soviet Union. While working in Washington State he covered the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens.
He’s spent most of the last 25 years programming all-news or news, talk and sports radio stations. Andy’s stations have frequently been recognized for excellence in news broadcasting receiving three national RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence, local Emmys and Golden Mikes from the Radio Television News Association of Southern California.
Andy came to CBS Los Angeles in 1998. He and his wife Rodi live in Ventura County where he volunteers in emergency radio communications. They have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.
You can follow Andy Ludlum on Twitter: @aludlum