Travis Putnam Hill
was a 2016 investigative reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he previously worked as a health reporter and freelance journalist. Born and raised in San Diego, California, Travis earned a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and Hispanic studies from Lewis & Clark College. When not writing and reporting, he spends his time composing and performing music.
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