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.


    • Lutiya with her harvest

      From empty to plenty

      It’s early evening and Lutiya is preparing a snack of roasted maize for her children. They’ll be home from school anytime now. Lutiya has plenty of maize to go around, and there’s a good reason…

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    • 2020: Prayer Focus

      When it comes to praying for the world, where on earth do you start? Although there is so much to give thanks for, it can sometimes feel overwhelming when crises and tragedies fill our TVs, newspapers and social media feeds. But let’s be encouraged to keep on praying...

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