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Andrew Shafer


Andrew Shafer is a videographer who collaborates with his Newsy colleagues to tell visually enticing national and international stories. He began his career freelancing in the film industry and running live newscasts for KSHB in his hometown of Kansas City. Since coming to Newsy, Andrew has produced some of his own stories and hopes to tell more, especially those revolving around the film and craft beer industries.

Recent Work
Bridge closed and detour signs
AP / Gene J. PuskarPolitics

Aging Bridges In Need Of Federal Funds

Tracy Walder teaching
Andrew Shafer/Newsy staffU.S.

Former 9/11 Spy Turns To Teaching

Union Gospel Mission in Dallas
Newsy staff/Andrew ShaferPolitics

Homeless Shelters Brace For Influx After Eviction Moratorium Ends

Sexual health educator, Scout Bratt, gives a walkthrough on menstrual products

Chicago's Sex Ed Curriculum Seen As Tool Against Domestic Violence

Chicken wings
Casey MendozaU.S.

Why You May Be Paying More For Chicken

C. Everett Koop gives presentation on smoking

The Public Health Vs. Personal Freedom Debate Isn't New

Diamond inspired by "Field of Dreams"
MLB PhotosSports

MLB Game To Take Place At 'Field Of Dreams' Stadium

COVID advocates meet with staff of Speaker Pelosi.
Andrew Shafer / NewsyPolitics

COVID Survivors, Families Say They Need More Support From Congress

Dominique Dawes with Reporter Amber Strong

Push For Perfection: The Mental Pressure Of Elite Sports

TWA 800 Wreckage

The Haunting Wreckage Of TWA 800 Being Destroyed 25 Years After Crash

Sir Richard Branson floating in zero gravity
Virgin GalacticSci/Health

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Completes Pioneering Flight

VMS Eve and SpaceShipTwo fly over the San Francisco Bay
Virgin GalacticSci/Health

Virgin Galactic Set For First Fully Crewed Launch

In this May 18, 2021 file photo, fifth graders wear face masks

Educators Look To Determine Ways To Address COVID Learning Losses

People hold a flag saying "Black Trans Lives Matter"

LGBTQ Activists Say Misgendering By Police Complicating Crime Fighting

2017: A year anniversary after the tragic shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
Ben SchamissoU.S.

Pulse Shooting Sparked Conversations About Catholic LGBTQ Inclusion

Goat eat shrubs and brush to create a fire break in Hayward, California.
Lindsey Theis/NewsySci/Health

Using Goats To Prevent Wildfires

Family of Daunte Wright in a march commemorating the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death

Relatively Little Has Changed Since Floyd's Death, Despite Momentum


U.S. May Have Suspected 'No Trace' Weapon Against Spies Decades Ago

ustralian television news in Sydney, Monday, March 8, 2021, reports on an interview of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Breakthrough: It’s Time to Talk About Suicide

File photo, first graders applaud while listening to their teacher in a classroom

Breakthrough: Are the Kids Alright?

Protesters march along the streets to protest the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.

Breakthrough: Confronting Racial Trauma

Russian opposition leaders Vladimir Milov, left, and Ilya Yashin
AP ImagesU.S.

Alexei Navalny's Adviser Says 'I Narrowly Escaped Arrest'

Sister Susan Hames

The Catholic Sister Starting A Racial Reckoning In The Twin Cities

Joe Biden boards the train at Amtrak's Pittsburgh Train Station, Sept. 30, 2020.
Andrew Harnik/APPolitics

Could "Amtrak Joe" Give High-Speed Rail Its Long-Awaited Glow Up?

Daunte Wright's grandmother cries at a news conference

'Blood Is On Your Hands': Activists Want Charges In Wright Shooting

Protesters clash with police in Brooklyn Center
Christian Monterrosa / APU.S.

Calls For Charges In Daunte Wright Killing As City Braces For Violence


Surveillance For Sale: Cameras On Amazon Tied To China Military, Abuse


Is The Ward Where Floyd Died Rethinking 'Abolish Police' Movements?

An artist paints a mirror

Meet The Artists Putting Boots On The Ground Outside Chauvin Trial