Andrea Gusty is the daughter of Cheryl Jerabek of Aniak and Andrew Gusty Sr. of Stony River. Yup’ik and Athabascan, Andrea is a TKC Class B shareholder and a Tribal member of Aniak. Andrea graduated from Aniak High School in 2001 and received Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2005.
After college, Andrea returned home to Alaska to work as an investigative news reporter and anchor for KTVA CBS 11 News in Anchorage. Andrea was hired by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski in 2011 to be her Alaska Communications Director. Wanting to do more for the people of the Kuskokwim region and their descendants, Andrea began working for TKC in April 2014.
Andrea has been married to Clinton Bennett since 2011 and their son Wilson Andrew is a TKC Class B shareholder.