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 He's the one with all the cameras who's fond of using outdated slang.
July 27, 2021
Sacramento musician Omari Tau found himself in a troubling situation once the state shut down due to the pandemic. He realized he needed to figure out how to perform, teach and work on singing, all from behind a computer screen.
July 21, 2021
The Dixie Fire burning above the Cresta Dam in the Feather River Canyon has forced evacuations in Butte and Plumas counties. Approximately 2,350 people have been evacuated as a number of major wildfires continue to burn in Northern California.
July 1, 2021
The Lava, Tennant and Salt fires are burning in Northern California heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Here’s a look at the fires and where you can get more information.
April 12, 2021
Over the past year, COVID-19 has destabilized the lives of those in the music industry, from performers to teachers. Three musicians with ties to the Sacramento region reflect on the different ways they’ve adapted and weathered the pandemic.
April 8, 2021
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon visited three Sacramento-area schools Thursday to get a sense of what the new experience will be like for students and teachers as they return to in-person classes.
April 7, 2021
Around 528 socially-distanced fans came out for a scrimmage between the alternate site squads for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics. It was the first game at the park since Sept. 11, 2019.
January 27, 2021
An intense winter storm damaged trees, powerlines, homes, and cars throughout the Sacramento region Tuesday night. Here's what it looked like as residents worked to recover Wednesday morning.
December 29, 2020
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon brought his camera along to document the major moments of 2020 in the Sacramento region. Here are his picks for the key images of 2020.
November 25, 2020
For the fourth year running, Florin Square businesses are holding a Shop Black Friday event this weekend, asking people to support local Black-owned businesses. Here are some of the businesses that are participating.
November 3, 2020
Follow the path of a ballot from dropping it off to getting it counted at the Sacramento County Registrar's Office.