About Andrew @andrewjmach
Andrew Mach is a former Digital Editor for PBS NewsHour in New York City, where he manages the online editorial direction of the national broadcast's weekend edition. Formerly, Mach was a news editor and staff writer for NBC News. He's also written for the Christian Science Monitor in Boston and had stints at ABC News, the Washington Post and German network ZDF in Berlin, in addition to reporting for an investigative journalism project in Phoenix. Mach was a recipient of the 2016 Kiplinger Fellowship, the 2015 RIAS German/American Exchange fellowship by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation and the 2012 Berlin Capital Program Fulbright. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a native of Aberdeen, South Dakota.
Andrew’s Recent Stories
World Nov 01Airbnb contest winner spends Halloween night in Paris catacombs
Brazilian Pedro Arruda had an unforgettable lodging experience over the weekend as the lucky winner of a Halloween contest sponsored by home-sharing company Airbnb. The prize? A sleepover in the bowels of Paris, inside the famous catacombs home to the…
World Nov 01Cracker salvaged from sinking Titanic auctioned for $23,000
A collector in Greece purchased what is likely 'the most expensive biscuit ever sold' -- a cracker that survived the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic -- for roughly $23,000 last week.
Nation Nov 01Kenyans Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany win 2015 New York City Marathon
Kenyans Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany pounded the pavement and sprinted to the finish on Sunday to win the men's and women's races at the 2015 New York City Marathon, beating out the more than 50,000 participants at this year's…
Nation Oct 318 things you didn’t know about the New York City Marathon
With the running of the 2015 New York City Marathon, tens of thousands of professional and amateur competitors (and their fans) from more than 100 countries will once again descend upon the five boroughs of the Big Apple. Here are…
Nation Oct 31Miles of music: Listen to the bands playing at the 2015 New York City Marathon
From brass to bagpipes and rock to reggae, more than 130 bands will be scattered throughout 26.2-mile racecourse of the 2015 New York City Marathon to energize and enthuse runners and supporters. But even if you're not huffing and puffing…
World Oct 24Mapping murder around the globe: Why fatal violence is concentrated in Latin America
Earlier this week, Honduran journalist Lourdes Ramírez was one of three women worldwide awarded a 2015 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women's Media Foundation. Her experience as a female journalist is a microcosm of the danger in Honduras,…
Nation Oct 04Interactive map: Does same-day registration affect voter turnout in the U.S.?
View NewsHour's interactive map to compare voter turnout as well as same-day registration laws state to state.
World Sep 20Pope Francis holds mass in landmark visit to Cuba
Pope Francis began the first full day of his landmark visit to Cuba on Sunday with an outdoor Mass at Revolution Plaza, attended by President Raúl Castro and other leaders.
World Sep 19Prost! Millions cheer with beer at Oktoberfest in Munich
Beer drinkers from around the world converged in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, to raise a stein to the start of the 182nd Oktoberfest.
Science Aug 30Looking for a way to store data for millennia? Try DNA.
The breakthrough could lead to the creation of digital archives, storing everything from ancient texts to Wikipedia pages in DNA form that could survive for hundreds of thousands of years without the loss of any data.