Author Biography – Andrew Och

Andrew Och

Andrew Och is an award winning television and multi-media producer who as traveled the world with his pen, paper and camera. A Radio, Television and Film graduate from the University of Maryland, Andrew started his production career in music, recording and touring with his band in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Soon after that he added his camera to the mix and all the pieces fell into place. A storyteller from a young age, Andrew enjoys the art of communication, and will go anywhere in the world for more knowledge, greater understanding and a good story. He is a true documentarian of life. Most recently, for the C-SPAN series – “First Ladies: Influence and Image”, Andrew spent over a year traveling to nearly every location that
helped tell the stories of every First Lady of the United States of America. He covered Martha Washington through Michelle Obama and visited with people and places all across the country. From Colonial Williamsburg to Stanford University he was given an ALL ACCESS – BACKSTAGE PASS to some of the nation’s most treasured collections and historical landmarks. He spent time in libraries and museums, homes and schools, birthplaces and cemeteries, train stations and churches. No stone was left unturned nor door left unlocked in his unique and historical journey to learn everything he could about these women before, during and after their time in the White House. Historians, archivists and enthusiasts agree “Andrew’s recent project and travels put him in a small and rare group of people.” He is responsible for one of the most vast and complete collections of material and information about this unique sorority of women ever assembled. He is the First Ladies Man and he is excited to share the stories of his adventures.