Andrea Gutierrez

Radio Journalist @andreagtrrz

Andrea Gutierrez makes radio in Los Angeles, where she’s an assistant producer on the NPR podcast It’s Been A Minute with Sam Sanders. She’s drawn to stories at the intersections of gender, race, class, and ability in arts and culture. Andrea is a longtime storyteller with work in print, digital, and audio. She got her start in radio producing interviews and features for The Frame, a daily arts and entertainment show for NPR member station KPCC. Past bylines include BBC World Service, The Current (CBC), LAist, The California Sunday Magazine, Marfa Public Radio, Bitch, make/shift, Huizache, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. In 2019, Andrea was named an AIR New Voices Scholar and a finalist in KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio Race. Prior to her career in media, she spent several years as a university administrator. She taught, counseled, and mentored students at UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Riverside, and Cal State LA. A lifelong Southern Californian, Andrea received her bachelor’s degree in German studies at Scripps College and her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of California, Riverside. She’s an alum of the Transom Traveling Workshop and the VONA Voices Workshop for writers of color.

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