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Andrew Nixon produces multimedia content for Capital Public Radio's website and other digital platforms. He focuses on health care stories, producing compelling visual content using video, still photos, panoramas, motion graphics, timelines, and infographics. He is always seeking out new methods and technologies that will help him tell powerful stories.
An experienced photojournalist, Nixon brings his knowledge of the region and its issues to the stories he works on. As a staff photographer for Gold Country Media, he developed a visual style that translates well to video and web-only platforms, including interactive multimedia.
Nixon received his degree in economics from California State University, Sacramento, where he produced his senior research project on public health. His knowledge of economic issues serves his ability to seek out and critically analyze stories.
Nixon is easy to identify among the Capital Public Radio staff. He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
October 12, 2019
More than 90,000 people are gathering in Discovery Park for the West Coast's largest hard rock music festival.
October 10, 2019
Many rural Northern Californians didn't have any access to water, electricity or food because of Pacific Gas and Electric's decision to shut off power. But some were prepared.
‘Our Planet, Our Home’: Sacramento Youth Join Global Climate Strike With Demonstration At The California Capitol
September 20, 2019
Hundreds of students marched to the Capitol Friday, calling on current generations to help address the effects of climate change. The protests come ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit that begins Monday in New York.
July 25, 2019
Yaseen Mazin explores his experience as a war survivor through standup comedy.
'A Perfect Police Officer': Officer Tara O'Sullivan Remembered At Sacramento Police Academy Graduation
June 21, 2019
A day after the death of 26-year-old Sacramento Police Officer Tara O'Sullivan, the department held a graduation ceremony where newly-minted officers said her life inspires them to continue to serve.
June 17, 2019
Not too far from the town of Bridgeport off Highway 395, you'll find the Mountain Warfare Training Center. It's a hidden Marine Corps base where troops are training for high-elevation combat around the globe, include the war in Afghanistan.
March 5, 2019
Police arrested 84 people Monday evening as demonstrators marched through East Sacramento to protest the district attorney's decision not to bring charges against the Sacramento police officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last march.
March 5, 2019
Sacramento police arrested 84 people following a march through East Sacramento to protest the Sacramento district attorney's decision not to bring criminal charges against the officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark last March.
PHOTOS: California Gov. Newsom Deflates Pride, Wears Patriots Jersey At Sacramento Homeless Shelter Following Super Bowl Bet
February 6, 2019
Newsom and the governor of Massachusetts agreed to do a community service project wearing the winning team's colors.
January 31, 2019
Demonstrators advocated for fire victims and public ownership of utilities at the California Public Utilities Commission meeting in Sacramento on Thursday.