Medill Grad Now Works His Video Magic at Business Insider

Meet Harrington Award winner Andrew Fowler.

Among this year’s quartet of Harrington Award winners, handed out by Northwestern University’s The Medill School to graduate students of distinction, was Andrew Fowler. He won for Videography/Broadcast.

Today, Fowler is profiled nicely in the St. Louis American by Chris King. The talented alum works as a video producer for Business Insider’s new vertical, Insider:

“It’s my job to find human interest stories, people that will go viral in some way,” Fowler said. “On a typical day I’m looking for stories, anything with a human interest angle, contacting people, and finding a way to get their footage or shoot footage if needed.”

Unusual for a first full-time staff position, he is a one-man shop for his stories.

Incidentally, community weekly the St. Louis American is where Fowler interned while both in high school and college. He tells King he was heartened by how much weight those stints held during the BI interview process.

Previously on FishbowlNY:
Business Insider Launches Lifestyle Site ‘Insider’
The Long Lineage of Garry Marshall and The Medill School
Medill Journalism Student: ‘Clearly I Did Not Know the Proper Way to Aggregate’