Andy Carvin is an American blogger and former senior product manager for online communities at National Public Radio.
14 Facts About Andy Carvin
Andy Carvin accepted a position at First Look Media in February, 2014.
Andy Carvin is an active blogger as well as a field correspondent for the vlog Rocketboom.
Andy Carvin joined Global Voices Online in the end of 2004.
In January 2005, Andy Carvin began advocating mobile phone podcasting as a tool for citizen journalism and human rights monitoring; he called the concept "mobcasting".
Andy Carvin later demonstrated mobcasting as part of a collaborative blog called Katrina Aftermath, which allowed members of the public to post multimedia content regarding Hurricane Katrina.
Andy Carvin has been honored as one of the top education technology advocates in eSchool News magazine and District Administration magazine.
In May 2006, Andy Carvin began serving as host on a blog called Learning.
In September 2006, Andy Carvin became a staff member at NPR as their senior product manager for online communities.
Andy Carvin had traveled extensively in Tunisia, had many contacts there, and was able to develop others.
Andy Carvin has given interviews about his news curation of citizen journalism on blogs, journalism sites, as well as mainstream media sites.
Andy Carvin was a recipient of the Journalism Awards: Special Distinction Award, Knight-Batten Award for Innovation for his Twitter reporting, July 2011.
On January 25,2013, Andy Carvin conducted an AMA on Reddit to promote his new book, Distant Witness.
Andy Carvin donated the iPhone he used to tweet during the Arab Spring to the American History Museum.