Jorge Andrés is currently a host and anchor for ESPN, joining the network in 2011.
Previously, he was a lead anchor, reporter and producer for WZDC Telemundo Sports, as well as a regular contributor to ESPN Deportes Radio and WILC 900AM.
For Telemundo Sports, Jorge is the host of the 6pm and 11pm news, Monday through Friday. He also serves as a breaking news correspondent to ESPN Deportes Radio and hosts a daily sports update on WILC 900AM. Outside of his daily anchoring duties at Telemundo and 900AM, Jorge is also a frequent in-studio guest and analyst for Redskins Nation on Comcast Sportsnet, ESPN 980, WTOP Radio, and NBC 4.
Jorge was born in Lima, Perú, but has deeps roots in the Washington DC area. After moving to the United States, Jorge and his family settled in Springfield, Virginia, where he grew up playing football, soccer, and wrestling for Lee High School.
He is a graduate of George Mason University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and played football for three years. Prior to George Mason, Jorge attended Radford University where he was a walk on for their Division I soccer program.
Jorge landed his first broadcasting job with WYSK 1350AM in Fredericksburg, VA, where he did morning sports updates in Spanish for the multi-format station. He was later hired as an assistant producer at WXTR ESPN Deportes Radio 730AM in Washington DC.
At ESPN, Jorge was able to showcase his broadcasting, reporting, and management talents. He quickly rose from assistant producer to full time producer, and was promoted to reporter and host in July of 2008. That same year he was named Director of Operations at ESPN Deportes while also hosting a daily local sports program and anchoring updates/fill-in host in English at ESPN 980.
In August of 2008, Jorge headed the first Spanish language broadcasting team for the Washington Redskins. For three seasons, he called play-by-play and served as the team’s reporter for the DC ESPN properties in Spanish and English.
Jorge is very involved in his community. He is a part of many charities and foundations, such as The Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer fund, The Joe Gibbs Youth for Tomorrow Foundation, The Washington Humane Society, Pink Jams Breast Cancer foundation, Niños Rising, and CASA.