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Andrew Gill

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I'm a public media veteran with more than a decade working in digital production. I've done video pieces on news, music and comedy stories. I've taken and edited photos, produced live and narrative audio pieces and written articles for In 2013 I started hosting, producing and editing th...

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Sep 19, 2017

RT @NPR: Melisande Short-Colomb, 63, has moved from Louisiana to D.C. to attend the university that enslaved her ancestors.…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @nprstations: Today, 2-3pm ET: Station webinar w/ @WBEZ @ChicagoEl on Data Journalism 101. Sign up on our homepage:…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @NPR: The owner of Chicago-area Galloping Ghost says arcades offer a different social element than playing games at home. 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, in seventh grade "Office" class I was taught to type on a typewriter.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

I know it's very recent, but the #llamachase was pretty funny.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I use a vast array of cameras when working for Sound Opinions. When I'm out on a story I like to use a Canon 5D or 60D. Also my iPhone.

Edward R. Murrow Award

2017 - Excellence in Video
I won a regional Murrow award for a video I made in collaboration with Natalie Moore for WBEZ.

North American Guild of Beer Writers

2016 - Best Beer Podcast
My beer podcast Strange Brews won the Best Beer Podcast award for a third year in a row despite a much more competitive field of entries.