Andy Zahn

Andy Zahn



Lower Columbia College


Smart Home Technology

Consumer Technology

Smart Phones




  • Andy has written for Lifewire since April 2019.
  • He attended Lower Columbia College.
  • He has also written for Seattle Backpackers Magazine, The Longview Daily News, and is an independent blogger.


Andy began writing for Lifewire in April 2019. When he’s not obsessing over (and writing about) the latest gadgets and consumer technology, he can be found traveling and photographing the wild Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, or tending to a herd of obnoxious goats on a small farm in the shadow of Mt. St. Helens.

Andy specializes in tech but as an avid outdoorsman, he's also contributed to backpack and trail shoe reviews to Seattle Backpackers Magazine. You can follow Andy’s adventures on his Youtube channel, IlluminationsfromtheAttic, or follow him on Instagram @IlluminationsfromtheAttic.


Andy attended Lower Columbia College where he studied writing, photography, and graphic design.

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