With more than 25 years working in the media – the past 20 in Swansea – Andy has two commercially published books to his name, blogs every day, has won national journalism awards and is a well-respected supplier of public relations services. His books are Cool Cymru Collection (Graffeg, 2006) and Faces of Stradey Park (Bryngold, 2008). The first saw him interview Welsh stars such as Dame Shirley Bassey, Kelly Jones and Ioan Gruffydd; the second saw him spend a year backstage at one of the world's most iconic sporting venues. He blogs regularly on the ever-evolving Swansea Bay media scene – http://www.swanseabaymediamaster.blogspot.com. As a journalist, his roles included Western Mail sub-editor, South Wales Evening Post features editor and Llanelli Star editor. He provides PR expertise across a range of industries, including the Arts. He was PR provider to acclaimed Swansea band The Storys for four years. He chairs the Swansea & District branch of the National Union of Journalists.