Veteran WCAX-TV reporter Andy Potter announces retirement

first_imgWCAX-TV is the CBS affiliate in Burlington, VT and is owned and operated by Mt. Mansfield Television, Inc. WCAX. 9.23.2011 Award-winning Reporter Andy Potter announced his retirement from WCAX-TV this month after 14 years in front of the camera.  The longtime journalist decided it was time to slow down after a series of health issues related to knee replacement surgery. ‘It’s been an honor to be able to tell the stories of Vermonters over the years,’ stated Potter, who is also a veteran of the Vietnam War.  ‘I am looking forward to a slower beat in the days ahead,’ added Potter, a Middlebury College grad, whose affinity for Vermont has spanned decades. From reporting on strikes to special elections, Potter has received numerous awards. His broadcast career includes television and radio; before becoming a TV journalist, Potter worked at several radio stations in Chittenden County.  ‘With sharp intuition, booming voice, and crisp writing, Andy Potter was often the first to report the news of the day,’ said WCAX-TV News Director Anson Tebbetts. ‘Andy has promised he will help us with special projects,’ added Tebbetts, ‘so don’t be surprised to see Andy in the future.’ last_img