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

Arrest made in Lowell double slaying

By Travis Andersen , Globe Staff

Police have arrested the man they believe fatally shot two sons of a retired Lowell police sergeant.

Islamist militants execute N.H. reporter James Foley

By Travis Andersen and Bryan Bender , Globe Staff

The Islamic State distributed a video that said Foley’s apparent beheading was retaliation for recent US airstrikes in Iraq.

Boston firefighters respond to stuck elevator at Mandarin Hotel

By Kiera Blessing , Globe Correspondent

Firefighters were trying to rescue a woman from an elevator at the posh back Bay hotel.

Nantucket stunned by drowning of man who dived from building

By Matt Rocheleau and Travis Andersen , Globe Correspondent

Island locals were distraught over the death of Corey Griffin, a former BC hockey player who had raised $100,000 to fight ALS.