Andrew Draper is a freelance writer living in San Antonio, Texas. He has written hundreds of lifestyle feature, sports, hard news and political commentary pieces over the past sixteen years.
In his five years as a staff reporter and managing editor for Prescott Newspapers Inc. (2000-2005) he wrote for The Prescott Valley Tribune, The Prescott Dailey Courier, The Big Bug and Canyon Country News and The Chino Valley Review. These stories were routinely reprinted in the parent company’s other publications throughout northern Arizona.
These efforts earned him more than a dozen Arizona Newspapers Association and in-company excellence awards including an unprecedented three consecutive ANA ‘Best Series or Continuing Coverage’ awards in his circulation class.
Andrew is currently the president of Lighthouse Communications, a sole proprietorship media relations and marketing firm providing local commercial and governmental agencies with copywriting, photographic and media consulting services.