Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

Latest stories

NASA astronauts to teach lessons that Challenger victim Christa McAuliffe planned to give in space

By , Globe Staff

A nonprofit is teaming up with NASA to honor the New Hampshire teacher killed in the Challenger explosion.

Federal government failing to protect right whales from destruction, lawsuit alleges

By , Globe Staff

The whales are not protected from from getting tangled in lobster gear, a leading cause of death, the suit says.

Psychic gets 26 months in prison for concealing $3.5m in payments

By , Globe Staff

A psychic was sentenced to 26 months in federal prison for concealing the payments from a client with dementia on Martha’s Vineyard who was desperate to be rid of demons.

Texas outlaws allegedly came to Boston for Celtics game — and stayed to commit crimes

By , Globe Staff

A band of Texas outlaws allegedly traveled to Boston for a playoff game, then launched a crime spree, stealing safes and ATMs.