Hosting a morning show seems like an easy gig.
Talking to different people every morning about local lifestyle features can be a little more challenging than you think.
The show is on from 9AM-10AM Monday through Friday.
(Full disclosure, I work on the show.)
The reason I selected Andi is because she’s not your typical local morning show host.
She’s got sharp wit, likes adventure, and has her own way of doing things.
Through her and co-host Tracy Forner the viewers in Indiana get a chance to sample all the best this state has to offer.
Whether its home and garden, music, art, food, medical stuff, education, animals.. whatever. Andi is on the front lines and gives her unique spin to what is going on around Indy.
I say Andi Hauser… rocks Indy.
I understand you were attacked by a monkey today…
Yes I was…look at this damage to the surface of my skin…I guess all in a days work on Indy Style!
It just kept coming after me…
Baboon attacks video
Do you think the video will go viral?
Who knows..I have a friend that dropped the f-bomb last week on TV and it has like a 1/2 million views already..
You should have dropped the f-bomb and been attacked by the monkey…
Yeah hindsight is always 20/20 Mark..next time…
I think you are unique…tell me about Andi.
My personality…what I like and who I am is a pretty good representation of the show..because I like a little bit of everything.
We have so many different styles of music on the show from country to hard rock and everything in between and the food too..
One thing I would like to see more of is motorcycles..that is a big part of my life.
Where does this passion for two wheels come from?
I can think back to being 5 years old looking at my uncles Honda motorcycle and I was just enthralled with it…he said you want to go for a ride…and I said of course..so at 5 my first experience on a bike..
My parents were not thrilled and would not get me one…so once I got my own money…I went out and got a bike.
Did you expect to end up here doing what you do?
Man..not at all….I wanted to be a serious hard news journalist.
Working in combat and war zones and somewhere along the way I ended up doing feature stories and I thought this is actually more for me…the world needs the hard news and thrives on it…but the more a did feature I realized it fit my personality better..
What music does it for you?
Music does two things for me…it either takes me “back” to a memory or in someway enhances the experience of making new memories. Either way, it’s an important part of my life.
Top 3 movies of all time?
Indiana Jones (all but the last one, blah!), Great Expectations, Inception
How do you relax?
There are a few options: walk the dog, drink a glass of wine or lay on the couch watching a good movie.
I love it all. But my favorites are “real” guacamole and New York style pizza.
Radiohead or Lady Ga Ga?
Lady Ga Ga
How would you describe your fashion style?
It kind of depends on day of the week…weekends designer jeans, cowboy boots and a tshirt and that is it…during the week a little more fun and contemporary…but I like those classic elements too like Ralph Lauren basics…I still love to put on a skirt, suit and high heels. I rock that on Indy Style.
What is the toughest thing about your job?
I’m going to be honest, there are mornings where some of our content is just not that interesting…and you have to on the fly make it as engaging as possible…
Favorite thing about the your job?
I love working with all the cool people and Tracy Forner is such a great guy and a blast to work with…but my favorite thing is being able to showcase a lot of local artists…painting, culinary arts, music…I think we have a unique platform to help out artists and I really like doing that…and when people ask me do you know if there is a good band or restaurant to try…its like…yeah I do..and that’s pretty cool.
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