Andrea Urban joins Fox 13 as a sports reporter/anchor, she grew up in a suburb outside of Chicago, playing sports and spending a lot of time in the dugout of her brother’s baseball games, eating ranch sunflower seeds, as her dad coached. She comes to Utah from KIFI/KIDK in Idaho and is excited to stay in the Rocky Mountains, continuing to do what she loves. Before Idaho, Andrea was at Michigan State University, where her passion for sports journalism grew. She graduated from MSU and started working as a sports photographer with WLNS in Lansing, MI.

Her time in Lansing led to her first on-air job in Idaho, where she won “Best Sports Segment” by the Idaho Broadcasters Association. Andrea played volleyball but loves talking basketball, she loves NBA basketball and looks forward to covering the Jazz.

In spare time, she likes working out, hiking, boxing and she’s working on her skiing skills (little rusty). Andrea is thrilled to be a part of Utah sports and looks forward to Pac-12, Mountain West and Big Sky football. You can reach her at andrea.urban@fox13now.com or on Twitter @AndreaUrbanTV


Recent Articles
  • BYU is back on track for a potential bowl game

    PROVO, Utah — Just when you think BYU is out of a bowl game, the Cougars turn it around. After an upset win over ranked Boise State and a 28-point victory over in-state rival Utah State, Head Coach Kalani Sitake says nothing has changed other than the urgency that they’re fighting to play one more game. The Cougars played two quarterbacks on Saturday during the win over the Aggies. Jaren Hall in the first half and Baylor Romney in the […]

  • UVU Baseball signs 8-year-old battling cystic fibrosis

    OREM, Utah — It’s the off-season for the Utah Valley University baseball team, but they have managed to add a new signee to the roster. He’s the smallest player, but he plans on making a big impact. Eight-year-old Kael Miles from Eagle Mountain exudes courage and strength as he lives and battles cystic fibrosis. Through Team IMPACT and Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Kael signed a National Letter of Intent with UVU and even got himself a locker in the ball club. Head […]

  • Utah jumps to #13 after blowout win at Oregon State

    CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Utes rolled over Oregon State on the road Saturday with a 52-7 victory. Running back Zack Moss returned after dealing with a shoulder injury during the bye week, and his return did not go unnoticed. Moss finished with 121 rushing yards — 91 of those yards coming from a single touchdown run. The Utes’ defense held the Beavers to just one touchdown late in the game. The impressive performance moves Utah up two spots from 15 […]

  • Local gym brings ‘SmackDown’-style wrestling to Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — “WWE SmackDown” returned to Fox Friday night, but right here in our backyards, we can find our own wrestling. For 17 years, Utah men and women have been training in the UCW-Zero gym, to perform WWE-style wrestling in Salt Lake City. You’ll find all sizes and characters on the roster, like Odwun, Tommy Purr and Brother Bronson. Brittany Qintana, aka Paradise, is a performer and a trainer. Aljandro Sanchez, aka “Guerrero Azteca,” has a different outlook […]

  • Utah Jazz name new president

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz have a new team president. With 25 years of experience within the organization, Salt Lake native Jim Olson takes over for Steve Sarks who was promoted to CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group over the summer. And with an upgraded roster, Olson isn’t shy about his desire to bring a first championship here to Utah. Hear more from him in the video below:

  • Utah Jazz gear up for 2019-20 season

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz have had a wild off-season, gaining Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, plus Jeff Green, Emmanuel Mudiay, Ed Davis and Bojan Bogdanovic. Beyond all the new additions, Utah brings back its core players with Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert leading the way. During the team’s Media Day on Monday, Joe Ingles and Mike Conley joked with each other that the chemistry with this team is special. A lot of the roster spent the summer […]

  • RSL’s Nick Rimando hangs up his gloves

    SANDY, Utah — It has been a 20-year long career for Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando, who spent 13 of those years in Salt Lake City. Rimando is the greatest goalkeeper in Major League Soccer history. He claims the all-time saves record and is the first goalkeeper to reach 200 wins. During Real’s last final regular-season home game this season, the team clinched a playoff berth and Rimando was honored post-game. Tears ran down his face as he thanked […]

  • BYU’s Ty’Son Williams suffers season-ending injury

    PROVO, Utah — Ty’Son Williams transferred to BYU in May with hopes to add strength, agility and poise in the backfield. Four games into the season, Williams lead the Cougars with 264 rushing yards on 49 carries. He contributed 3 touchdowns to BYU’s 2-2 start to the season. Williams announced on Twitter that in Saturday’s game against Washington, he suffered a torn ACL and will be out for the season. His roommate, teammate and ‘brother’ Micah Simon said it was […]

  • Utes move up ranks to #10 after Saturday’s win

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utes moved up one notch in the AP Poll to number 10 after opening the season 3-0 in non-conference play. On Saturday, Utah shutout the Idaho State Bengals. Quarterback Tyler Huntley threw for 282 yards and 3 touchdowns while running back Zack Moss contributed 106 yards on the ground and one touchdown. Next up, Utah travels to the LA Coliseum, where they’ll face the University of Southern California under the Friday night lights. The Utes […]

  • Weber State opens brand new football center in Stewart Stadium end zone

    OGDEN, Utah — The 27,000-square-foot Youngberg Football Center will act as the main entrance to Stewart Stadium at Weber State. It features a brand new strength and conditioning facility for all student-athletes to use, along with a 125-seat team film room. In addition, a brand new football team locker room was added along with, an expanded equipment room and brand new football offices and group meeting rooms. WSU football Head Coach Jay Hill says this building is a way to […]

  • Cougars gear up to face Tennessee this weekend

    PROVO, Utah — The BYU Cougars travel to Southeastern Conference (SEC) territory on Saturday to face Tennessee for the first time in either programs’ history. Week one of the college football season ended in a loss for both the Cougars and Volunteers. BYU fell to in-state rival Utah, and Tennessee was upset by Georgia State at home. Both teams head into week two with a chip on their shoulder. Last week, BYU learned that they need to keep the ball […]

  • Cougars not concerned about recent rivalry history — they plan to change it

    PROVO, Utah — BYU Head Coach Kalani Sitake said it’s been a great off-season, with a sense of urgency knowing Utah is first on their schedule. Thursday will be the first time this rivalry will be a season opener, and the Cougars are looking to end the 8-game losing streak against a very dominate Ute team. Players told Fox 13 that the streak doesn’t matter to them because they weren’t here when it happened — it’s time for change, and […]

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