Alexey Andronov: biography of a Russian sports commentator
Alexey Alexandrovich Andronov is a sports journalist from Russia, as well as a football commentator and “authorist”. He worked as a sports commentator on the Russian TV channel "NTV-plus", for which he gained fame in the media space. In the period from 2002 to 2003, the year was the press attache of the Russian football team. The third prize-winner of the national championship of Russia in rally racing (2007).
Commentator Alexey Andronov: the beginning of the biography and interesting facts
Born on August 21 in 1975 in Moscow (Russian Federation). Grew up in an educated and intelligent family. His father, Alexander Shamilevich Tkhostov (Ossetian by nationality) is a Russian scientist, he has a doctorate in psychology in clinical psychology and psychoanalysis. During the period of schooling, he bore the father’s last name, and after her graduation he changed. The grandfather of Alexei Andronov - Nikolai Ivanovich Andronov is a folk artist of the Russian Federation.
Work in print media
After graduating from school, Alexey went to study at the journalism department at Moscow State University, but dropped out of school due to his work. In high school, Alexey was a member of the school theater, and there he was introduced to the famous journalist Alexander Shchuplov (now deceased). As a result, the guy began to earn money from him in such publications as “Golos”, “Book Review”, “Capital” and in several other editorial newspapers. Soon, Alexei Andronov entered the journalism department at Moscow State University, where he handed over printed publications from Golos and Book Review. He had a big debut interview with Russian singer Oleg Gazmanov. At first he could not get a job related to sports, which he simply adored. However, years later, he became the editor of the Futbol-Express newspaper, then the Football Courier and Sport-Express.
Work on television
In 1996, Alexey Alexandrovich Andronov got a job at the NTV-Plus TV channel. It was the work of his dreams, he worked here by the sweat of his brow, and it was a joy to him. It is worth noting that he got on television not without the help of the then well-known Vasily Utkin, who at that moment needed journalists who knew football in the German Bundesliga.
From 1996 to 1999, Alexey Andronov worked as a sports leader on the federal TV channel TNT and NTV-Plus. Football". Here he conducted a weekly program devoted to European football and its analytics. From 1999 to 2009, the year was the main leading analytical and information television broadcast called “Free Kick” on the NTV-Plus TV channel. Football".
Alexey Andronov’s specification as a commentator included the following football leagues:
- German Bundesliga;
- Russian Football Premier League;
- UEFA Champions League;
- UEFA Europa League;
- European Championships 2000;
- 2002 World Cup.
The broadcasts with Andronov were held on the Moscow TV channel NTV-plus and Kiev STB. Also, since 2008, the Russian commentator has appeared on the Ukrainian channels Sport-1 and Sport-2.
Since 2004, Andronov began to comment on not only football events. Alexey was also a big fan of boxing, rally and biathlon. In this regard, he commented on the World Championship in Formula 1 racing in the fall of 2004 (First National Channel), worked in tandem with a Ukrainian journalist and race driver Alexei Mochanov.In the period from 2004 to 2010, Alexey Andronov was the host of the World of Speed program, which was broadcast on NTV-Plus. Sport".
In November 2015, he worked on the Match-TV TV channel. However, he was soon dismissed from his post without the possibility of returning. The reason was the scandal with the leadership of the channel against the background of political and social differences.
Where is Alexey Andronov now?
At the moment, the Russian sports commentator A. A. Andronov is working on the sports TV channel “Rain”. At the same time, it conducts sports broadcasts on the TV channel Viasat Sport.
What else is famous commentator Andronov?
Alexey is a fan of such football clubs as Borussia Dortmund (Germany) and Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine). Among favorite football players are such professionals as Italian Marco Materazzi (defender), Russian Igor Akinfeev (goalkeeper), Swede Thomas Brolin (forward) and German Lottar Matthäus (midfielder). Also, Alexei Andronov is an ardent supporter of the “maydanovskoy” opposition in Kiev (events in the capital of Ukraine in the period from 2013 to 2015). Opponent of modern political campaigns of the Russian Federation.