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Andrew Weichel

Andrew Weichel

Reporter and senior producer, CTVNewsVancouver.ca

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Andrew Weichel is a reporter and the senior producer of digital content for CTV News Vancouver.

Since joining the newsroom in 2009, Andrew has led gripping online coverage of several municipal, provincial and federal elections, as well as a number of landmark Supreme Court decisions. His contributions helped the station earn the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Website twice, in 2009 and 2011.

More recently, he's been focused on covering the COVID-19 pandemic from a variety of perspectives. His work reporting on the crisis was recognized with a Jack Webster Award in December 2020.

Andrew was born and raised in British Columbia, growing up in the Okanagan before moving to Vancouver, where he studied journalism at Langara College.

He's also a member of the BCIT Broadcast and Online Journalism Program's advisory committee and a judge for the annual Radio Television Digital News Association awards.

In 2019, he published his first book, "Everything British Columbia," along with his wife, Bethany Lindsay.