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Jamal Andress

Reporter

Jamal Andress is a journalist who, like Newsy, is focused on the future. The Houston native's winters are a little colder now that he's reporting in and around the Windy City. His journalist toolkit includes writing, editing, anchoring, shooting and dogged persistence. Jamal's stories have focused on social justice and police reform. What keeps Jamal in the business is same thing that drew him there in the first place: giving a voice to the voiceless. So if you have a story idea (or a solid jump shot), shoot him an email — and by email, he actually means a tweet.

  Recent Work
Transgender service members
Getty Images / Ucas JacksonU.S.

Putting Trump's Proposed Transgender Military Ban In Context

Ray Tensing on trial
Getty Images / Mark LyonsU.S.

Charges Dropped Against Ohio Officer Who Killed Unarmed Black Man

The movie "Girls Trip"
Universal Pictures / "Girls Trip"Entertainment

"Girls Trip" Is The First Hit Adult Comedy Of the Summer — By A Lot

Graduation cap
Instagram / briamazingBusiness

Up To $5B In Student Loans Could Be Erased Due To Missing Paperwork

Jordan Edwards Who Was Shot and Killed By Police
Courtesy of Lee MerrittU.S.

Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed 15-Year-Old Indicted On Murder Charge

LeBron James in Blaze Pizza
Blaze PizzaBusiness

LeBron James' Pizza Joint Is The Fastest-Growing Fast-Food Chain Ever

Pregnant woman
Getty Images / Ian WaldieU.S.

Incarcerated Women Are Still Being Shackled During Childbirth

Tom Holland in "Spider-Man: Homecoming"
Sony Pictures / "Spider-Man: Homecoming"Entertainment

Marvel Studios Delivers A $117M Debut And A More Authentic Spider-Man

Ansel Elgort in "Baby Driver"
Sony Pictures / "Baby Driver"Entertainment

'Baby Driver' Takes No. 2 At The Box Office But Still Wins The Weekend

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaU.S.

Sheriff David Clarke's Jail And Its Year Of Constant Controversy

Anthony Hopkins in "Transformers: The Last Knight"
Paramount Pictures / "Transformers: The Last Knight"Entertainment

The Newest 'Transformers' Film Had The Worst US Debut Of The Franchise

Dashcam video of Philando Castile's shooting
Ramsey CountyU.S.

Here's Dashcam Video Of What Happened Before Philando Castile Was Shot

Charleena Lyles was shot and killed by Seattle Police
Courtesy of the Lyles Family and British Columbia Emergency PhotographyU.S.

Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

Demetrius Shipp in "All Eyez on Me"
Walt Disney Studios / "Cars 3" & Lionsgate / "All Eyez on Me"Entertainment

Pixar Redeems Itself With 'Cars 3'; Tupac Biopic Beats Expectations

2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant
Getty Images / Ezra ShawSports

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Infowars Alex Jones and NBC's Megyn Kelly
Info WarsBusiness

Some Don't Like Megyn Kelly's New Interview — Including A Newtown Mom

Universal Pictures' 2017 movie "The Mummy"
Universal Pictures / "The Mummy"Entertainment

'The Mummy' Shows No Signs Of Life At The Domestic Box Office

Kimber Smith stands in the FEMA Diamond travel trailer park
Getty Images / Mario TamaU.S.

States With More Black People Hold On Tighter To Welfare Money

Richard Collins III's graduation gown
Twitter / @AugensteinWTOPU.S.

Slain College Student Honored At What Would've Been His Graduation

Flint, Michigan, water plant illuminated by moonlight
Getty ImagesU.S.

'Terrified Of Our Taps,' Residents In Flint Still Live In Crisis

Scene in "Alien: Covenant" movie
20th Century Fox / "Alien: Covenant"Entertainment

'Alien: Covenant' Debuts Below Expectations But Takes Top Spot Anyway

Charlie Hunnam in "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword"
Warner Bros / "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword"Entertainment

'King Arthur' Is The First (And Maybe Worst) Flop Of The Summer

Chris Pratt in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"
Walt Disney Studios / "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"Entertainment

It's Officially Blockbuster Season: 'Guardians 2' Opens With $145M

15-year-old Jordan Edwards
Courtesy of Lee MerrittU.S.

Should Police Ever Shoot At Moving Cars?

15-year-old, Jordan Edwards, shot and killed by police
Courtesy of Lee MerrittU.S.

Texas Officer Fired After He Shot And Killed An Unarmed 15-Year-Old

Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood in Season 5 of House of Cards
Netflix / "House of Cards"Entertainment

Frank Underwood Goes Full Dictator In New 'House of Cards' Trailer

Vin Diesel at Fate of the Furious Premiere
Getty ImagesEntertainment

The 'Fast And Furious' Franchise Makes $1 Billion. Again.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
Getty ImagesU.S.

Sheriff Clarke's Jail Under Investigation After Inmate Dies Of Thirst

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Getty Images / Justin SullivanTech

The Infant Killing On Facebook Live Highlights A Broader Problem

Liberty Place Monument in New Orleans
Library of CongressU.S.

New Orleans Begins Controversial Removal Of Confederate Statues