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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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
September 9, 2020
At least 20,000 residents in parts of Butte and Yuba counties near Oroville were given evacuation orders Tuesday night into Wednesday because of the growing Bear Fire.
August 19, 2020
The LNU Lightning Complex fires drove Solano County residents from their homes Wednesday. The fires — a handful of the 367 in the state — destroyed homes and buildings in the area while clouding the skies with smoke throughout the region.
July 28, 2020
With Burning Man canceled this year, Sacramento-area "burners" put on a show for local art enthusiasts that didn't require them to leave their cars.
July 7, 2020
Crews started removing a statue of Christopher Columbus from its prominent position in the California state Capitol rotunda Tuesday. It comes days after demonstrators removed a statue of Junipero Serra from the Capitol grounds.
June 27, 2020
June 27 marks 100 days since the state issued an order for all residents to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Looking back, we’re reminded of how much has happened — and how much life has changed — as we’ve all faced COVID-19.
June 6, 2020
The demonstration began at the Golden 1 Center downtown, then went east toward City Hall, before gathering at Cesar Chavez Plaza.
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.