Meet the Team

Andrew Lawler

Senior Graphics Producer

Andrew Lawler leads graphics operation, developing visual identity for shows and programs, designing and building tools for video editors, and creating custom graphics and animations to support original reporting. He received a bachelor's degree in graphic design at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. While at Newsy, Andrew's worked on a variety of series, videos and interactive projects, earning recognition from peer organizations including the Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the News & Documentary Emmys and the Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival. Andrew is a staunch opponent of AP Style.

  Recent Work
Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiU.S.

This Treaty Sparked The Trail Of Tears And Divided The Cherokee People

Boeing 737 MAX
Getty ImagesU.S.

FAA Panel Gives Initial Approval To New 737 MAX Training

Boeing 737 MAX
Getty ImagesU.S.

Boeing's Apparently Failed Recovery Process, Explained

Boeing 737 MAX 8
BoeingU.S.

Boeing Just Unveiled Its 737 MAX Fix — Here's How It Works

Dozens of video from the day the incident took place on the bridge help verify who started the fire.
Noticias UnoWorld

Who Set Fire To Venezuela Aid? New Footage Gives A Clearer Picture

Boeing's 737 MAX
BoeingU.S.

What's Boeing Doing To Solve Its 737 MAX Problem?

A LEAP engine is pictured on the first Boeing 737 MAX airliner is pictured at the company's manufacturing plant, on December
Getty ImagesU.S.

Could This Feature Of The Boeing 737 MAX Be Linked To 2 Plane Crashes?

Geolocation can help debunk false claims against Syria's White Helmets group.
Google MapsWorld

How Digital Detective Work Debunks Russia's Claims On White Helmets

Wisconsin Republicans work through a lame-duck session of the state legislature.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Not Every State Has Time For Lame-Duck Legislative Sessions

Border Patrol agents
Getty ImagesPolitics

Immigration Is A Lightning Rod, But The Numbers Tell A Nuanced Story

Man scans items in a warehouse
Getty ImagesTech

Our Data Is Out There — And We Aren't Doing Much To Protect It

Ambulances and police officers gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Getty Images / Antoine AntoniolWorld

17 Years After Its Biggest Attack Against The US — Al-Qaeda Persists

Shipping Containers Preparing to Be Delivered
Getty ImagesBusiness

The 'Right Way' To Do Trade Internationally May Not Always Be Obvious

A bipartisan redistricting commission
Newsy Staff / Andrew LawlerPolitics

To Fix Gerrymandering, Lawmakers Might Need To Give Up Some Control

Pregnant woman
Getty ImagesU.S.

Big Families Are Out; Education And Income Are In

A family crosses into Canada at an irregular border crossing.
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiWorld

Crossing North: Asylum Seekers Use The US As A Route Into Canada

Estonian soldiers in a NATO exercise
Getty ImagesWorld

Don't Judge NATO Allies Solely By Their Spending Targets

Big Mail digs into the data-driven scams behind junk mail.
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiPolitics

Big Mail: Signed, Sealed, Exploited

Genetics research
Getty ImagesTech

Is The Machine That Can Snip And Swap Our DNA Awesome Or Ominous?

A mosaic of Moammar Gadhafi on a wall in Tripoli, Libya
Getty Images / Daniel BerehulakPolitics

Why North Korea's Not Big On Trump's Libya Model For Denuclearization

Refugees apply for jobs in Germany
Getty ImagesWorld

Refugee Or Not? Countries Are Going High-tech To Figure It Out

Students in Chicago
Getty ImagesU.S.

Want To Empower Girls? Consider The 'Zarpies'

Viktor Orban
Getty ImagesWorld

Authoritarianism Is Making A Comeback, And Hungary Sets The Standard

Illustration of people at a chalkboard
Newsy Staff / Andrew LawlerPolitics

Here's What's At Stake In The 2018 Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump leaves the podium after making a statement on the administration's strategy for dealing with Iran.
Getty Images / Drew AngererPolitics

What Happens Now That Trump Left The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Final print of the Oakland Tribune
Getty ImagesU.S.

Local News Is Shrinking — What Happens When The Watchdogs Disappear?

Military firing range
Department of DefenseU.S.

AUMF: The Sometimes Blurry Permission Slip For US Military Action

LAT refresher training for seasoned OPCW inspectors in the Czech Republic.
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical WeaponsWorld

Here's How The UN's Chemical Weapons Watchdog Works

Naloxone
Getty ImagesSci/Health

'Miracle' Drug Reverses Overdoses, But Does It Fuel Addiction Cycle?

Woman at brain exhibit
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Are You A Democrat Or A Republican? A Look At Your Brain Might Tell Us