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Andrew Gill

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Biography

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 WBEZ.org. In 2013 I started hosting, pro...

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.