Andrew Horton



Andrew is Online News and Film Editor for Tearfund. This involves finding and writing up inspiring articles for the website, and capturing compelling stories on video.

He trained as a broadcast journalist and has worked in local and national newsrooms, as well as local TV. Claims to fame include performing stand-up comedy in front of 200 people and dabbling in viral social media (taking the first photo of London’s infamous anti-homeless spikes, which was then reposted over 100,000 times). He also wrote Easter (LIVE), the first real-time passion play told on Twitter.


    • Famine declared in South Sudan

      The devastating reality of famine has hit parts of South Sudan affecting 100,000 people, according to its government and the UN. This is the first time in six years that anywhere in the world has ...

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    • A tropical storm hits Mozambique

      A tropical storm has left homes severely damaged and cut power to parts of Mozambique. It hit the southern coast of the country on Wednesday (15 February), bringing high winds and heavy rainfall. It ...

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    • Zero tolerance for FGM

      *Warning: this article contains material about Female Genital Mutilation that some readers may find distressing. The International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM takes place today (6 February), ...

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