Drew Tewksbury | KCET
Drew Tewksbury is a Los Angeles-based cultural journalist, editor, photographer, and multimedia producer.
Tewksbury was the managing editor / co-producer for KCET-TV's Artbound, an arts journalism online publication and Emmy-winning television show providing in-depth arts/culture coverage of 11 counties in Southern California as well as Northern Mexico. Since Artbound's founding in 2012 to 2016, he spearheaded Artbound editorial, developing, assigning, and editing content from more than 100 contributors stationed across the state. He also assisted in the development of documentary videos based on articles, which air as part of Artbound's Emmy-winning TV show aired on KCETLink public media. In addition, he helped produce the live music performance show Artbound Presents: Studio A from 2014 to 2015, and he created LinkTV's recently launched online platform Bodies in Motion, a video hub showcasing award-winning films by choreographers, dancers, and filmmakers from around the world.
Since 2011, he also curated Los Angeles Magazine's Guide section, writing the two-page calendar section in the magazine each month highlighting diverse events throughout the city.
As a journalist, Tewksbury has written and reported feature articles or radio pieces for: National Public Radio (NPR), Playboy, Time Magazine, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, L.A Weekly, KPCC Southern California Public Radio, NME (U.K), Billboard Magazine, Hollywood Reporter, Flaunt Magazine, SWINDLE Magazine, URB Magazine, Filter Magazine, Intersections (International), Style In Progress (Austria), People Magazine, and US Weekly, among other publications.
From 2010-2013, Tewksbury wrote and voiced bi-monthly on-air music review segments, "New Music Tuesday," aired on KPCC Southern California Public Radio's Take Two Show and the Madeleine Brand Show. Early in his career, he was a producer for National Public Radio’s show News and Notes, an contributing editor at Flaunt Magazine, and a daily music blogger for L.A. Weekly for three years.
As an educator, Tewksbury teaches Entertainment Journalism at University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He has taught Cultural Journalism at Loyola Marymount University.
He’s a graduate from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Masters program.
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The Milk Carton Kids play the Luckman Auditorium December 1. Artbound caught up with the duo to explore the craft behind their bittersweet brand of Americana.
Post date: 2012-11-19T02:07:24-08:00
Artbound was presented with the 1st Place Award for "Documentary or Special Program, Short" at the 5th Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards for our story, Date Farmers: Desert Detritus Becomes Chicano Pop Art.
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LACMA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences debut the first U.S. retrospective of Kubrick's work on November 1. Artbound caught up with Christiane Harlan, Kubrick's wife of over four decades.
Post date: 2012-10-26T08:15:33-07:00
LACMA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences debut the first U.S. retrospective of Kubrick's work on November 1. Artbound caught up with Jan Harlan, Kubrick's producer of all his films after "Barry Lyndon" (1975) to talk about the work of ...
Post date: 2012-10-16T18:00:00-07:00
Visual artist Charlie White collaborates with avant electronic musician Boom Bip aka Brian Hollon, on a new endeavor, Music For Sleeping Children, which pairs interviews with adolescent girls with club-rocking beats.
Post date: 2012-10-12T20:00:00-07:00
Tijuana-born, L.A.-based artist Tanya Aguiñiga is known for her furniture that is covered with felt. For her "performance crafting" collaboration with Artbound, she trades place with her objects, and invites a group of workers to cover her from head-t...