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.
A Conversation On Sound With Isis' Aaron Turner, William Fowler Collins, Artist Steve Roden, and Curator Robert CrouchPost date: 2012-09-10T01:00:00-07:00
At the recent performance of A Slow Unraveling, the nature of sound and music was given a stress test as musicians and artists pushed the artform to its limits, and beyond.
Post date: 2012-09-06T17:01:00-07:00
An image doesn't always tell the whole story. To find out what really happens in front of -- and behind -- the lens, Artbound asked a few of the Dirty Lights Exhibit photographers to select one of their photos from the exhibit, and give us a story to g...
Post date: 2012-08-30T18:00:00-07:00
Artbound caught up with Sean Carlson, the festival's founder to learn about where FYF came from and where it's going.
Post date: 2012-08-23T18:00:00-07:00
As the World Trade Center burned, William Basinski scored the soundtrack to Armageddon and rebirth. Ten years later, his Disintegration Loops strike a haunting and beautiful chord.
Post date: 2012-08-22T18:00:00-07:00
The airy, minimalist sounds of Venice Beach-raised Groundislava, aka Jasper Patterson are laptop jams at their best.
Post date: 2012-08-16T03:39:43-07:00
For this session, DJ Cut Chemist makes a mix for Los Angeles, performing five songs in five locations from downtown to the beach.