Aundrea Self is home grown. She grew up in Starkville and graduated from Starkville High School. She earned degrees in English and Mass Communications from Stillman College. It was at Stillman that Aundrea fell in love with news reporting when she did her first story on the school’s renowned student choir. Aundrea received her Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Alabama in May 2020.
Aundrea began her broadcasting career at WACR radio and continued working in radio for seven years. After joining the WCBI-TV family as a news producer, she eventually began reporting. That ultimately led to her seven-year run as co-anchor of “WCBI News Sunrise” and “Midday.”
Aundrea currently anchors WCBI News at 5 and 6 and hosts the daily talk show, “MidMorning with Aundrea” where she explores topics ranging from lifestyle to health to politics.
She has won several Associated Press awards for her work in journalism. She is also an adjunct instructor in the Mississippi State University Department of Communication.
Outside of work, Aundrea spends time speaking at area churches, schools, and civic organizations. She is an active member of the Starkville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She enjoys reading, spending time with family, and sampling her husband’s tasty dishes!
Aundrea and her husband, David, have three children: Kimberly, Alan, and Emilee and a precious pooch, Chip.