Resides In

Toutle, Washington

Education

Lower Columbia College

Summary

  • Andy has written for Investopedia since February 2021.
  • He attended Lower Columbia College.
  • His work has appeared in Lifewire, Seattle Backpackers Magazine, newspapers such as The Daily News, and his blog, Illuminations from the Attic.

Experience

Andy has been writing professionally since 2010 on a variety of topics, focusing on technology, consumer products, and the outdoors. He has experience testing and reviewing a wide range of tech from cameras and laptop computers to headphones and hiking gear. He is also a professional photographer and videographer and frequently uses those skills to help local environmental charity organizations. Andy is a regular contributor to Lifewire.com and TheBalance.com.

Education

Andy received an unorthodox education that allowed him to pursue an early career as a writer, photographer, and consumer technology expert. Andy honed his skills in writing and photography at Lower Columbia College.

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Quote from Andy Zahn

“If there’s ice cream in the car, go home” - Nancy Zahn