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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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
April 12, 2021
Over the past year, COVID-19 has destabilized the lives of those in the music industry, from performers to teachers. Three musicians with ties to the Sacramento region reflect on the different ways they’ve adapted and weathered the pandemic.
April 8, 2021
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon visited three Sacramento-area schools Thursday to get a sense of what the new experience will be like for students and teachers as they return to in-person classes.
April 7, 2021
Around 528 socially-distanced fans came out for a scrimmage between the alternate site squads for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics. It was the first game at the park since Sept. 11, 2019.
January 27, 2021
An intense winter storm damaged trees, powerlines, homes, and cars throughout the Sacramento region Tuesday night. Here's what it looked like as residents worked to recover Wednesday morning.
December 29, 2020
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon brought his camera along to document the major moments of 2020 in the Sacramento region. Here are his picks for the key images of 2020.
November 25, 2020
For the fourth year running, Florin Square businesses are holding a Shop Black Friday event this weekend, asking people to support local Black-owned businesses. Here are some of the businesses that are participating.
November 3, 2020
Follow the path of a ballot from dropping it off to getting it counted at the Sacramento County Registrar's Office.
October 24, 2020
The Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento is serving as a vote center this election to provide a socially distanced way to vote during the COVID-19 pandemic. CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon documented the first day of in-person voting.
October 15, 2020
Photographer Enoch Ku documents his native Sacramento on his Instagram account, @OrdinarySacramento. The account now has nearly 3,000 followers. CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon takes you into how the photographer captures his signature look.
October 2, 2020
Despite a new red flag warning in effect for the Glass Fire Thursday, both civilian and inmate fire crews made progress on containing the blaze into the night.