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Andy Carvin

Washington DC
Senior Editor-at-Large — NowThis News
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.

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@acarvin — 108,495 followers, 197,839 tweets

Mar 24, 2017

Thanksgiving Affords Nation Rare Opportunity To Eat Large Amounts Of Food While Watching Football False

Mar 20, 2017

@wendy_harmer @cathywilcox1 @ABCthedrum must be similar to how Americans react when we hear Aussies say “I reckon.”

Mar 06, 2017

RT @kimbui: The news is out: @acarvin and I are joining the killer @nowthisnews staff. I'm editor-at-large, still based in LA. Much more from us soon!

Mar 06, 2017

Super excited to be in NYC with @kimbui to kick off my new gig: sr editor-at-large at @nowthisnews. More details soon. :-)

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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.