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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
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.
October 30, 2021
The Latino Center of Art and Culture is hosting El Panteón de Sacramento, a recreation of a candlelit Mexican cemetery and chapel designed to showcase the cultural importance of this centuries-old tradition in many areas of Mexico and Latin America.
October 11, 2021
The Nisenan are a tribe that has lived in Northern California around the Sacramento region for centuries. But the Nisenan language has been disappearing. Alan Wallace is working to preserve the language through art.
September 14, 2021
On Sept. 14, voters around the Sacramento region and California voted on whether or not to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.
August 31, 2021
As the Caldor Fire crossed Echo Summit into Christmas Valley, here’s what it looked like on the ground.
August 25, 2021
From a town left smoldering, to busy firefighters and pink fire retardant everywhere, the Caldor Fire has upended daily life in El Dorado County. Here's what CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon has seen on the ground.
August 4, 2021
The fast-moving wildfire started near Colfax Wednesday, quickly engulfing homes and prompting evacuation orders and warnings for more than 6,000 people in Placer and Nevada counties.
August 3, 2021
California’s record drought has brought Folsom Lake’s water line low enough to expose Gold Rush-era settlements under the lake.