Veteran NBA reporter Andre Aldridge enters his second season as the Hawks sideline reporter after hosting the Hawks LIVE pregame, halftime and postgame shows in 2011-12.

Prior to joining SportSouth, Aldridge hosted numerous programs as a reporter and anchor for NBA TV, and before that, CNN and ESPN. Aldridge has reported live from the NBA Finals and NBA All Star Games, NFL Super Bowls, major boxing title fights and Major League Baseball games.

Prior to joining ESPN, Aldridge was based in Los Angeles where he anchored a nightly national news program, “Press Box” for Prime Sports. His vast media experience also includes stints at KMPC Radio in Los Angeles, KNBC in Los Angeles and KUTV in Salt Lake City. Aldridge attended the University of Southern California.