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

Police investigate Dorchester shooting

By , Globe Staff

A man was shot Thursday afternoon, and the vehicle that he was traveling in crashed into a home’s fence.

Eight injured when whale watch boat hits rough seas

By , Globe Staff

Plymouth’s assistant harbormaster said some passengers were taken to an area hospital with “very minor” injuries.

Teen Empowerment and BPD pledge to work together

By , Globe Staff

A youth organization and Boston police on Wednesday pledged to collaborate this summer to strengthen relationships between young people and the Police Department.

Remembering fallen veterans at Boston Common

By , Globe Staff

Volunteers on Wednesday decorated the Boston Common with thousands of US flags.