A writer and script reader originally from Boardman, Ohio...

Andrew Rostan

What are you doing now that you've graduated?
I finished my last semester of college here, and I also work in the entertainment industry, so I came in January, and I haven't left.

Did being a Jeopardy! champion help you in your job search?
Being a Jeopardy! champ, it actually got me one interview when I started looking for a new job after I was fired from my first one. And he said--the interviewer basically said, um, "You're here because I'm a Jeopardy! junkie, and I saw that" at the time I was the seventh-biggest winner of all time, and it knocked him off. It's still on my resume. If I--when I need another job.

Have people treated you differently since your appearance?
Nobody treated me any--any differently. I mean, people were all very proud, very impressed. But, I'm still--I'm still me, and I like--I like still being me, so I'm glad I'm not treated differently. I guess the most surprising thing was that random strangers at places like the Grove and the Getty Center and the public library just will recognize me and say "We loved you! We saw you on the show! You were so cool!"

2007 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $5,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System.
Season 23 5-time champion: $124,500 + $2,000.

Co-author of An Elegy for Amelia Johnson (2011).

Andrew appeared in the following archived game:
#5330, aired 2007-11-09 Cliff Galiher vs. Doug Hicton vs. Andrew Rostan 2007 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.
Andrew previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Andrew Rostan in the following 6 archived games:
#5234, aired 2007-05-17 Andrew Rostan vs. Tigger Jourard vs. Sara Westrick Schomig Andrew Rostan game 6.
#5233, aired 2007-05-16 Andrew Rostan vs. Lenore Garon vs. Jamil Muhammad Andrew Rostan game 5.
#5232, aired 2007-05-15 Andrew Rostan vs. Carol Gerber vs. Bill Wilson Andrew Rostan game 4.
#5231, aired 2007-05-14 Andrew Rostan vs. Justin Cober-Lake vs. Sue Heitzman Andrew Rostan game 3.
#5220, aired 2007-04-27 Andrew Rostan vs. Brian Marshall vs. Juli Hinds Andrew Rostan game 2.
#5219, aired 2007-04-26 Zelda Nash vs. Andrew Rostan vs. Pam Spitzner Andrew Rostan game 1.

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