Currently in her third season as a member of CBC'S Hockey Night in Canada in-studio team, Petrillo brings tremendous knowledge of both the players and the game of ice hockey to the broadcasts in her role as host of the Chevrolet I-Desk every Saturday night. Petrillo is the first full-time female Hockey Night in Canada in-studio personality. Outside her duties with CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, Andi Petrillo has covered a variety of other sports for the network, most recently FIFA soccer and cross-country skiing.
Petrillo got her start in the broadcast business volunteering with Rogers TV York Region while earning degrees in English and Mass Communications from Toronto's York University. She followed up her university experience with a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College. After earning her diploma, Petrillo joined Rogers TV York Region full-time as a sports producer and host in 2004, covering local high school sports as well as golf and weekly Junior 'A' hockey games. In 2006, she joined Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment's Leafs TV where she hosted the pre- and post-game shows as well as Leafs Today and also served as a reporter at Maple Leafs and Marlies games, providing in-game reports and player interviews.
While with MLSE, Petrillo also served as the main host and sideline reporter on the organization's Raptors TV and GOL TV networks, covering the Toronto Raptors and Toronto FC, respectively. In 2008, Petrillo had the opportunity to report from the sidelines of the National Lacrosse League Championship for ESPN.
In early 2012, Petrillo acted as host of All-Canadian Awards Banquet at the CIS Women's Basketball Final 8, where she was presented with a Woman of Influence Award, in honour of her influence in her profession and her community.