Oklahoma State Director, Right on Crime
Andrew Speno is the state director for Right on Crime Oklahoma. He was previously the president of media strategies at Dry Design Group, a media consulting firm focusing on work with law firms, political candidates, lawmakers, and private companies.
Speno served as the main news anchor for Oklahoma City’s Primetime News at Nine from 2001 to 2012. He was the only main anchor in Oklahoma City to report almost daily, focusing on political and investigative reporting. His work has won more than 25 awards from the Associated Press, Society for Professional Journalists, and the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. He appeared on Oklahoma City’s “40 Under 40” list as one of the most influential people younger than 40 in 2003.
At Dry Design Group, Speno trained attorneys in a wide range of practice areas to provide legal analysis for the media, served as press secretary for several Republican campaigns, and worked with state Senator Kyle Loveless and OCPA to introduce civil asset forfeiture reform to Oklahoma.
Speno uses his wide experience in politics and journalism to promote conservative criminal justice reform to both lawmakers and the general public.
Speno received an M.A. in broadcast journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University, and he has a B.A. in political science from Illinois College. He attended law school at Northern Illinois University.
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