Andrew Ramsammy is a highly accomplished creative professional and advocate who has long demonstrated his dedication to VCFA’s mission, having served on its board since 2021.

He is a multiple Emmy Award winner with more than 25 years of global experience in creative, content, and production, and has committed much of his career to expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field of journalism.  Mr. Ramsammy most recently served as the Local Media Association’s Chief Impact Officer where he led Word In Black, a groundbreaking digital collaboration of the nation’s leading Black news publishers, and the Knight x BloomLab, a sustainability initiative in support of a free and independent Black press. 

He’s a drama graduate of NYC’s LaGuardia High School, a film graduate of the School of Visual Arts, and he was a 2022 Sulzberger Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School.


BFA - Film/Cinematography | SVA