Teacher. Writer. Human.
Andrew Johnson is a public school teacher, film critic, and freelance writer. His work has appeared online at places like Movie Mezzanine, Film School Rejects, and Crave Online, as well as in print outlets like The Winston-Salem Journal, The Syracuse New Times, The Post and Courier, and many more. He also contributed a chapter on Darren Aronofsky to the book Faith and Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema,Volume III from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
After spending eight years as an adolescent in Central America, Andrew completed his undergraduate studies in Film, Sociology, and Journalism at North Carolina State University and Beijing Foreign Studies University. He then obtained his MA in Arts Journalism from the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. After grad school, he started the film-and-television-themed podcast network Film Geek Radio. He also worked with Dr. Kenneth Morefield to found the North Carolina Film Critics Association, which has grown to over 30 members.
In 2014, he obtained his teaching license. He currently works as a high school English teacher in North Carolina.