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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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
June 3, 2020
Wednesday night, demonstrators continued to gather in Sacramento to protest the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
June 2, 2020
As schools adapted to remote learning since the stay-at-home order, they have still found creative solutions to mark high school graduation.
June 1, 2020
After two nights where protests over the death of George Floyd were followed by the destruction of property, demonstrations led by Stevante Clark continued peacefully after the city's curfew.
May 22, 2020
This year, the annual summer spectacle that typically draws tens of thousands each day was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But hundreds of fairgoers still got their chance to eat some classic fair foods Friday night with a drive-thru event.
May 1, 2020
Unlike a similar protest last month, state officials did not issue a permit for the protest, which went against Sacramento County health orders. Several people were detained, and officers eventually forced the crowd from the grounds.
March 30, 2020
With bars and performance venues closed because of coronavirus precautions, many are taking their shows online.
March 23, 2020
Members of the California National Guard have begun helping out at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.
March 17, 2020
Teachers are exploring how to keep students learning while schools are closed because of coronavirus. CapRadio visited the Language Academy of Sacramento to find out how teachers are preparing and how you help your kids at home.
March 13, 2020
Elk Grove Unified School District is providing breakfast and lunch to children under 18 after closing schools due to the spread of coronavirus.
March 9, 2020
CapRadio Multimedia Producer Andrew Nixon and reporter Bob Moffitt spoke with people in Roseville and Sacramento about what they’re doing, if anything, in response to the coronavirus. Here’s what they had to say.