Andy Carvin on Muck Rack

Andy Carvin Verified

Washington DC
First Look Media — Journalist
As seen in:  NPR
Covers:  North Africa, Social Media, Arab Spring, Geopolitics, Middle East

Real-time news DJ & occasional journalist, but *not* a social media guru. Author of the book Distant Witness. NPR alum, now at First Look Media.

Knight-Batten Award

2011 - Special Distinction Award
Since the beginning of the Arab Spring, NPR's Andy Carvin has pioneered a new form of journalism, using his online followers to piece together and validate real-time reports that documented historic events in the Middle East. By using his Twitter account as a newsgathering operation, he has demonstrated how reporting can be done remotely and created a highly engaged community of more than 50,000 Twitter followers.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @DannyNis: And yes-US keeps huge stockpiles of advanced arms (including bunker busters) in Israel for this very purpose or for use in conflicts nearby

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ChemiShalev: Israeli analysts say main reason for paralysis of cease fire efforts: Egypt is in no hurry and happy for Israel to keep pounding Hamas

Jul 30, 2014

RT @DannyNis: Israeli sources saying that the transfer isn't because of an emergency, but concede it was "approved immediately."

Jul 30, 2014

RT @DannyNis: As was the case in previous instances (Syria airstrikes) the leaks from the Pentagon to CNN's Barbara Star were probably timed. (PT)

Jul 30, 2014

RT @DannyNis: Pentagon approved immediate transfer of 120mm mortar rounds, grenades, and other weapons from US bunkers in Israel to IDF- according to CNN

Jul 30, 2014

RT @HalaGorani: More: US defense official tells CNN US is resupplying Israel w certain ammunition. Would come from weapons stockpile US keeps inside Israel

Jul 30, 2014

RT @imPalestine: During Cast Lead, Israel bombed my elementary school, killing 40 civilians. Now, Israel bombed my sister's elementary school killing 17.

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ChrisGunness: There are now 204,166 in UNRWA 85 shelters across #Gaza More leaving homes. Human displacement crisis. Appalling. RT

Jul 30, 2014

RT @BklynMiddleton: Heart wrenching video of @ChrisGunness breaking down after deadly shelling strikes UNRWA shelter.… h/t @jenanmoussa

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ShaimaZiara: What a "pinpoint" explosion!! I bet no innocent civilians killed or neighbouring houses destroyed!! #GazaUnderAttack

Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.


For instructions on how to pitch Andy Carvin, email

Share This Profile