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Andrew Meyer

Andrew Meyer

Deputy Editor - News

Expertise: Daily and long-term news coverage leadership and strategy, editing, audio and digital storytelling, live and recorded news program hosting, general assignment reporting

Education: Middlebury College - Bachelor of Arts, economics & theater

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Graeter's Ice Cream


Andrew Meyer works with Ideastream reporters assigned to Akron, Canton, Kent and the southern portion of Northeast Ohio's 22-county region, as well as beat reporters covering all of Northeast Ohio. He also serves as a back-up local host for NPR's daily news magazines and Ideastream's call-in show, “Sound of Ideas.” He was previously WKSU's news director and has worked for public and commercial radio stations in the New York/New Jersey metro area.


  • 2023 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow regional award winner, news series, “Changing the course of a river
  • 2022 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow national award winner, news documentary, “The rural doctor is in
  • Akron Press Club board member
  • Colonel, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels

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The mission of Ideastream Public Media is to be a trustworthy and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us. Our highest priority is providing news and information that is reliable and accurate, that is gathered with integrity and professional care and that is presented with precision and respect for the intelligence of our audiences. We are transparent about how we discover and verify the facts we present and strive to make our decision-making process clear to the public. We disclose relationships, such as with partners or funders, that might appear, but will never, influence our coverage.

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