Travis graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he spent most of his time working for UT's student-run radio station, KVRX. There he hosted an alternative folk program for over 2 years, served as Traffic Manager, and was eventually appointed Station Manager.
After graduating, Travis took on a full-time radio internship with Marfa Public Radio in the sprawling Chihuahuan Desert region of West Texas. In June of 2013 he joined KVNF as the News Director , and reports on regional events and issues. He also produces KVNF's weekly public affairs program Local Motion.
Former students at the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas, who were once banned from speaking Spanish, have worked for years to preserve the school's history.
Oil and gas are part of the Texas' DNA. But a proposal to build a natural gas pipeline in far West Texas has roiled residents and galvanized deep community opposition.
Update Friday, December 20: According to the Watch newspaper, MSHA says the 97 citations handed out to Star Mine Operations in the first week of...