Andrew Gibson

Student Producer

Andrew Gibson is a digital graphics producer for KBIA. He builds maps, charts and other snazzy visuals for the station website.

An MU senior from the Denver area, Andrew has interned at KCNC-TV in Denver, The Colorado Springs Gazette and, most recently, the Orlando Sentinel. He’s president of MU’s Online News Association club and also works as a Web-metrics specialist at the Columbia Missourian.

When he’s not writing code or paring thoughts down to 140 characters, you’ll find Andrew searching for the perfect latte or having a nervous breakdown while watching his beloved Denver Broncos.

Election results graphic
9:26 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

A look at the winners and losers of Tuesday's election [INFOGRAPHIC]

Below are unofficial results of tonight's election. These results are as reported by the County Clerk, but are not yet considered certified results.

3:44 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

As Missouri enters tornado season, a look at past US twisters [INFOGRAPHIC]

An image of an interactive map showing all U.S. tornadoes from 1950-2012
Credit KBIA-FM

Mid-Missouri got a taste of tornado season Thursday as the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for southern Boone County. To get some historical perspective on how twisters have ravaged the U.S., we've built a map showing all of the nation's tornadoes from 1950-2012. It uses data from, which in turn pulls its numbers from the weather service's Storm Prediction Center.

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Science and Technology
10:12 am
Fri March 21, 2014

What the heck is net neutrality? A primer for Monday's Intersection

Credit Sean MacEntee/Flickr Creative Commons

Intersection on Monday will focus on the issue of Internet (or "net") neutrality — a tussle at the crossroads of law and technology that could end up affecting Americans' wallets.

To prepare you for the show, we've pulled together a short explanation of the topic, including a timeline of key dates.

What is net neutrality?

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True/False Tickets
3:41 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

True/False ticket sales over the years [GRAPHIC]

Credit Emerald O'Brien / KBIA

COLUMBIA -- About 42,500 tickets were sold for the 2014 True/False Film Festival, representing a slight decrease from the record set in 2013, according to organizer Paul Sturtz.

Still, the 2014 tally is the second-highest ever. The graphic below shows the estimated number of tickets sold at each festival since its 2004 inception.

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Snow accidents
11:26 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Be careful out there: Snow last week coincided with spike in vehicle accidents, stalls

Traffic on snowy College Avenue in Columbia
Credit Kyle Felling / KBIA

Most everyone knows driving in the snow can be dangerous, and numbers from last week seem to confirm it.

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Missouri Olympic medalists
1:42 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Show me gold! Here are the olympic medalists born in Missouri [GRAPHIC]

STL Represents.

At least three U.S. Olympic athletes with Missouri ties are competing in Sochi this month. But they represent only a small part of the Show-Me State’s Olympic heritage. Nearly 100 medalists since the 1900s were born in Missouri, as shown by the interactive map below.

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january temps graphic
9:09 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Cold January in Columbia, but temperature record not broken [GRAPHIC]

Credit Au Kirk / Flickr

January in Columbia had no shortage of brutally cold days. But despite an abnormally icy stretch early in the month that closed schools as far south as Atlanta (some blamed it on the “polar vortex”), Columbia did not break its January record for low temperature.

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