Andy is a fourth-year MacEwan Journalism student with a thirst for prairie true crime, LGBTQ2+ activism, and narrative features. They were raised in Regina and relocated to Edmonton to pursue further education.
Andy has been a theatre instructor, an opinion column editor and contributor, a regional director of the Canadian Improv Games, a sexual violence activist, and a public speaker. They hope their internship with Taproot will connect them to the community, real issues, and untold stories.
Recent work by Andy
The Loyal Company of the River Valley (LCRV) Podcast, dedicated to covering the FC Edmonton soccer club, released its 300th episode last week.
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The pandemic has worsened Edmonton's opioid crisis — safe consumption sites are overwhelmed with demand and overdose deaths continue to climb. Now the University of Alberta's Elaine Hyshka is calling on the City of Edmonton to more effectively tackle the epidemic.