Andrew Shortall, a passionate storyteller and content creator in several mediums, brings more than a decade of experience in communications and journalism to VMA.
Utilizing his strong background in writing, social media and photography, Andrew spent nearly nine years as the director of communications for California Baptist University’s Athletics Department, where he served as the primary media relations contact for CBU Athletics and spearheaded special projects for the department, including its transition to full NCAA Division I membership in August 2022.
Before CBU, Andrew began his career in journalism with Los Angeles Times Community Newspapers. For two-plus years, he covered a myriad of topics, from education and city council beats to breaking news and sports.
Andrew completed his Bachelor’s in Communications with a Journalism emphasis from Azusa Pacific in 2010 and earned a Master’s in Kinesiology: Sport Management from California Baptist in 2015.