By Andy Yanez
Reporter, Pearland / Friendswood
Andy joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating from the University of Houston with a degree in journalism. He started out as a South Houston Metro Reporter helping every issue in the South Houston market before moving to the Pearland / Friendswood market in August 2021. Andy covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development, and nonprofits in these areas. Prior to CI, Andy was the sports editor of The Cougar, UH’s student newspaper, where he covered the university’s track and field beat for two years and covered the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.