Ernst became a news editor for Deutschlandfunk at the age of 21 . A year later he switched to what was then Südwestfunk Baden-Baden, where he was responsible for the SWF3 PopShop program and was part of the cast of the comedy tour Gagtory . He then worked at SWF3 until the program was discontinued in August 1998. At the same time, he had been a television presenter at WDR since 1984 , including in Current Hour , KuK and WDR Aktuell . Occasionally he was also a presenter on the ARD / ZDF documentary channel Phoenix .  Since 2004 he was the voice of tram-TV.
He died on October 23, 2014 after a serious illness at the age of 59. 
- ON SITE , accessed on October 24, 2014
- Uwe Mantel: WDR presenter Andreas Ernst has died. DWDL.de from October 25, 2014 (accessed October 25, 2014).
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German editor and moderator|
|DATE OF BIRTH||6. August 1955|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Reutlingen|
|DATE OF DEATH||23 October 2014|