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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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
January 18, 2019
Thousands of people including loved ones, colleagues and police officers from across the country attended a memorial service at UC Davis Friday for Natalie Corona, the 22-year-old Davis police officer killed in the line of duty Jan. 10.
January 7, 2019
Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom wrapped up his pre-inauguration festivities Sunday night with a concert held at Golden 1 Center to benefit the victims of California's wildfires. The show featured artists including Pitbull, Common and more.
Photos: Black Lives Matter, Law Enforcement Supporters Demonstrate At Police Convention In Sacramento
September 19, 2018
On the six-month anniversary of the police shooting of Stephon Clark, Black Lives Matter protesters and law enforcement supporters demonstrated outside a police convention in downtown Sacramento.
September 17, 2018
One Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was killed and another was injured during an incident Monday afternoon in Rancho Cordova. The suspect is in custody.
August 20, 2018
Internationally renowned artist Shepard Fairey’s new 15-story mural is stopping passersby and overtaking social media feeds.
August 15, 2018
The Republican gubernatorial candidate and businessman relayed the story of a Holocaust survivor during a California DMV visit on Wednesday. A campaign spokesperson says Cox “misspoke.”
June 28, 2018
The homeless shelter opened in December with a million-dollar budget for four months — and the hope that removing barriers to housing would help people who had been untreated for mental illness and addiction.
May 25, 2018
Since launching in May 2017, Insight Music has featured dozens of artists from across the region, spanning genres including pop, hip-hop, rock, classical and jazz. Here’s a look back at some of our favorite performances from the program's first year.
April 25, 2018
Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested on two counts of murder connected to the case of the Golden State Killer, also knows as the East Area Rapist, who terrorized the Sacramento region in the 1970s and 1980s.
April 13, 2018
Fam and Nathan Lee's strawberry plot in Elk Grove is one of dozens of smallholder farms sprinkled across the backroads of Sacramento County.