March 22, 2023

Andy Ngo Journalist Wiki, Bio, Age, Quillette, Podcast, GoFundMe, Twitter

Andy Ngo is a Portland-based photojournalist who is an editor for the online platform Quillette who documents the violence and insanity of Antifa in his city. On June 29, 2019, he claims to have struck on the head and face “multiple times” by Antifa protesters.

Andy drew a lot of attention in 2017 after he accused the Portland State University newspaper of firing him over his conservative political beliefs. His work has appeared in the National Review and his Tweets have been picked up by Breitbart.

Andy Ngo Nationality

Andy is a Vietnamese – American national.

Andy Ngo Ethnicity

Andy Ngo is of Asian descent. He once said that he during his youth his “Asian-American or Vietnamese identity was really at the forefront of how I viewed myself.” He also added that he was the only kid in his classes.

Andy Ngo Parents

Andy was born to Vietnam parents who immigrated to the United States in 1978 via a boat and ended up in Oregon. Andy has said that his mother was born to a middle-class family who owned a jewellery business and at the age of 16 she began working at a labour camp.

“My mother came from a family that was labelled bourgeois or middle class. They owned a jewellery business in their home which was taken after the collapse of the South Vietnamese government. They were thrown into the labour camp. My mother was only 16 at that time.”

His father was a police officer in a small coastal town. Despite the job being good during the war one could easily be shot afterwards.

Andy Ngo Education

Andy attended Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2009 with a B.A in Design | Media Arts.

Andy Ngo Photojournalist

Andy began his career in July 2011 as an intern photographer for bePortland. His work was small press coverage of shows and events via photos and articles with same-day deadlines, interviewed local entrepreneurs and edit video for YouTube channel publication. He worked there for four months until October 2011.

In June 2009 he joined Mai Floral as a Media production specialist. He used to do non-linear video editing for wedding projects (Final Cut, Adobe Premiere), photo post-production including image restoration, sound mixing, DVD authoring. He held the position until November 2013.

He later moved to Brand Affinity Technologies as a fan photographer. His work was to engaged and pose fans for portraits. He was awarded MVP photographer. He quit after three months, in January 2014. In January 2014 he joined Kuni Lexus Portland as a photographer. He held the position until April 2016.

Andy Ngo Quillette

Andy Ngo is a sub-editor and photojournalist for Quillette. On the ‘About’ section it reads; “Quillette is a platform for free thought. We respect ideas, even dangerous ones. We also believe that free expression and the free exchange of ideas help human societies flourish and progress. Quillette aims to provide a platform for this exchange.”

Andy Ngo Podcast

Andy also hosts a podcast on Apple known as ‘Things You Should Ngo’. He also uploads the podcast on his YouTube channel.

Andy Ngo Assault by Antifa Protesters

On June 29, 2019, Andy Ngo was assaulted by Antifa protestors during a rally in Portland, Oregon. By 1 p.m., dozens of people arrived at Pioneer Courthouse Square as part of a “Him Too” rally which was organised by Haley Adams. The rally was opposed by groups including Rose City Antifa and the Democratic Socialists of America of Portland who also gathered in downtown as part of a planned counter-protest.

The police released a statement informing the public of the demonstrations but added that no permits were issued for the marches. They also added that there would be police in the area, as needed, to keep the peace.

The Portland Police Bureau read; “The intent of law enforcement during these and all demonstration events is to provide a safe environment for all participants and non-participants to ensure the peaceful exercise of the First Amendment. Acts of violence and property damage are not protected under the First Amendment and people who participate in such may be subject to immediate arrest or citation on Saturday, or at a later time after additional investigation. Persons attending any of the events should not bring any weapons or items that can be used as weapons to any of the events.”

During the protest, Andy Ngo was assaulted by Antifa protestors, according to a video taken of part of the assault. The video showed him being punched and kicked by masked protestants dressed in black and then being hit by various containers of liquid as he is retreating.

Andy later tweeted that he was bleeding as a result of the attack and that the attackers had stolen his camera equipment. He live streamed himself describing the assault.

In his Twitter bio, Andy writes that he is hated by Antifa. He often covers the far left and is often targeted by the left for his reporting.

Andy Ngo Injuries

At 7:15 pm Eastern there was an update that Andy had been taken to the ER by a trusted friend. It is alleged that the attackers tore his ear lobe and he also sustained injuries to his face and neck.

Police Statement

While doing the live stream a police officer was heard interviewing him and Andy was questioning him where he was during the time of the assault;

“I just got beat up by the crowd, with no police at all, in the middle of the street. Where the hell were all of you.”

He also added that he had been assaulted twice earlier in the day and reported to the police both incidents but the police didn’t respond. He said he was hit by milkshakes and hit on the back of his head as well.

The Portland Police Department tweeted asking the protestors to disperse or be subject to arrest or use of force.

The police department also tweeted that they had received information that some of the milkshakes being thrown by protestors contained “quick-drying cement”

Andy Ngo GoFundMe

A GoFundMe page titled, “Protect Andy Ngo,” was started was set up by another far-right activist, Michelle Malkin, who refers to herself as Ngo’s “friend” in the blurb for the fundraising page. The page is aimed to raise $50,00 and at the time of publication, it had raised more than $37,000.

On the page, Michelle writes; “Lovers of liberty and supporters of independent media,

My friend, Portland, Oregon-based journalist Andy Ngo, was beaten and robbed today by Antifa while covering the latest paroxysms of left-wing violence. Andy has been singled out, doxxed, and targeted by SJW thugs while police stand by and do nothing.”

Andy Ngo Twitter