By Madison Buechler • December 5, 2017

Student Feature: Andrew McDonald Willard

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Q: Where are you from?

A: Charlotte, North Carolina.

Q: Where do you go to school?

A: Ohio Wesleyan University.

Q: What is your internship?

A: I work as an intern for Straus News, a local neighborhood news source, shooting stock photography for their print publications as well as website images and Instagram. I also work as a photographer’s intern at Danielle Levitt Studio.

Q: Why this internship?

A: I desired to gain experience working as a photographer’s assistant as well as learning how a news source functions.

Q: Does this tie in with your major/what you want to do in life?

A: Yes. I am a Psychology major but want to be a professional photographer.

Q: Why NYAP/How did you hear about the program?

A: Many of my fraternity brothers have done the program and have moved here to work after graduating.

Q: Where is your “hot spot” in the city so far?

A: Monarch Rooftop and Lounge.

Q: What has been your best experience so far?

A: Living here.

Q: Worst?

A: Living here.

Q: Subway or walking?

A: Subway. Ugh!

Q: Have you been to any events around the city?

A: All the good ones.

Q: Any tips on how to save money while living here?

A: Find a sugar daddy.

Q: Favorite part of NY? Park? Midtown? Queens? Brooklyn? Etc.

A: The rooftops!

Q: Is there something you are looking forward to doing?

A: Going to the Pandora Sounds Like You 2017 concert featuring Post Malone, SZA, Ty Dolla $ign, Cheat Codes for $15 thanks Liz.

Q: Have you found any hidden spots in NY that you wanna share?

A: Yes. My lips are sealed though ;)

Q: Seen any celebs yet?

A: Neil Patrick Harris.


Written By: Madison Buechler

Answers By: Andrew McDonald Willard

Photos By: Andrew McDonald Willard