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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
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.
March 30, 2022
Mazin Alhaidari lived through decades of war in his native Iraq before settling in the Sacramento area. As the war in Ukraine continues, he offered reflections on his own experiences and what lessons he's learned living in conflict.
March 23, 2022
Teachers, staff and their allies gathered around the city to call for higher wages to address what they describe as a staffing crisis. The district said parents should plan on the strike lasting into Thursday.
January 17, 2022
The caravan started in North Sacramento at Grant High School and made stops at Sacramento City College, the Oak Park Community Center and finished at Sacramento State University, the only California State University campus where Dr. King spoke.
December 20, 2021
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon shares images from the past year that explore the main topics from the Sacramento region in 2021.
November 19, 2021
After the fall of the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan in August, dozens of Sacramento-area families were stuck in the country for months. CapRadio’s Vicki Gonzalez spoke with a mother upon her family’s return.