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Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill

Producer, Sound Opinions

Andrew Gill is a Sound Opinions producer, who joined the show full-time in 2018. Before that he worked as a digital producer for WBEZ, focusing on photojournalism, video production, podcasting, blogging and social media over 12 years. During that time he produced videos of more than 100 Sound Opinions sessions. His work on various projects has garnered AP awards, an Edward R Murrow Award, a National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award and multiple awards from the North American Guild of Beer Writers.

Andrew grew up in Florida and lives in Chicago with his wife, son and cat.

Recent Stories


Black Lives Matter Takes On Hunger With New Food Box

Riffing on little free libraries, Black Lives Matter Chicago is trying a simple approach to fighting hunger.

Curious City

BYOB Restaurants Can Now Charge Corkage Fees, But Will They?

Until last week, the city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection warned restaurant owners that they could not charge “corkage fees.”

Curious City

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We collected our favorite Oscar-related interviews and conversations from podcasts and public radio. Think of it as the red carpet pre-show, but for your ears.


Did you have trouble voting?

Did you experience any voting irregularities in Chicago? If so, use this form to tell us.

Curious City

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Curious City

A Ticket To The White City

As the Field Museum celebrates Chicago's 1893 World's Fair, walk a mile in the shoes of a typical visitor. Sir or madam, what’s your pleasure: chewing gum, electricity or Mr. Ferris’ wheel?

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