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Andrew Gill

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I'm an online journalist who has done all sorts of things for WBEZ over my ten years working there. I've done video pieces on news, music and comedy stories. I've taken and edited photos, produced live and pre-recorded audio pieces and written articles for In 2013 I started hosting, pro...

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Jun 28, 2017

RT @CaitrionaPerry: Video of the bizarre moment when President @realDonaldTrump called me over during his call with Taoiseach…

Jun 28, 2017

RT @GlennThrush: Call your office, sir. @nytimes spoke to many, many, many members of your staff yesterday - & ran everything by you…

Jun 27, 2017

@jetsah @BrewersAssoc True, but is the government Organic logo any better?

Jun 27, 2017

RT @davidschaperNPR: Grand jury indicts 3 Chicago cops on conspiracy, misconduct & obstruction of justice charges in alleged cover up of #L

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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.