Andrew Cassells joined VOA in 2006 and is currently the Acting Director of Studio and Production Operations. He leads the team responsible for television and radio studios, master control, traffic and remote operations, which broadcast nearly 2,000 hours of content each week to Voice of America’s weekly worldwide audience. Prior to joining VOA, Cassells was Senior Manager of Operations at British Telecom North America Broadcast Services where he managed facilities in Washington, New York, and Los Angeles for eight years. Previously he worked at the Washington International Teleport (WIT), a satellite earth station facility, and World Communications where he gained valuable experience in Master Control and SNG remote operations. Cassells holds a Bachelor of Science in communications from James Madison University.