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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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.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 15, 2023
The Sacramento Kings won their first playoff game since 2006 on Saturday night, beating the Golden State Warriors 126-123. The game officially ended the Kings' 16-year playoff drought, the longest in NBA history.
March 2, 2023
As California ends its COVID-19 state of emergency, CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon reflects on three years of documenting the pandemic in the Sacramento region and the images that have stuck with him.
January 8, 2023
Residents woke up on Sunday again to even more power outages than New Year’s Day, and hardly a neighborhood was spared of damage from fallen trees and power lines.
January 1, 2023
Tens of thousands remained without power Sunday with more rain expected to return later in the week. One person was found dead in a vehicle near Highway 99, which was shut down until late Sunday night because of flooding on the Cosumnes River.
December 29, 2022
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon shares some of the images that captured his attention from the Sacramento region in 2022.
November 8, 2022
Voters braved cold, wet weather across the Sacramento region Tuesday morning to vote in person or drop off their mail-in ballots for the 2022 midterm election.
September 16, 2022
Cal Fire officials described the changing conditions as a “mixed blessing,” with the potential for rain but also for strong winds.
September 7, 2022
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon was at the Mosquito Fire in Placer County Wednesday and documented the impact of the fire and current efforts to contain it.
June 8, 2022
Patricia Dansby has spent the past 11 years promoting literacy by distributing free books, from stocking little free libraries in Sacramento to sending books throughout the United States and even Ghana.
June 7, 2022
Voters around the Sacramento region dropped off ballots or voted in-person Tuesday, getting their choices in for California's primary election. Here's what some said as they cast their votes.