Travon Free

Travon Free

When not on the streets in search of the perfect photograph, Travon Free is a two-time Emmy and Peabody winning television writer, actor, and comedian from Compton, California. He is also the creator of the the HBO show Him or Her, executive produced by Issa Rae. He was most recently a writer/producer for Black Monday, starring Don Cheadle on Showtime, Lena Dunham’s <em?Camping and the new LA Lakers HBO drama Showtime, executive produced by Adam McKay.

He was also co-head writer for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, and his other writing and producing credits include The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Any Given Sunday With Bill Simmons, Larry Wilmore’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, and many more. His written work may also be found all over the web, as he is one of the most sought after young, comedic voices on social, political, and pop culture issues.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Travon Free

Sep 142019

Weapon of Choice | Dialogue with Travon Free and Ruddy Roye

Photographers and writers Ruddy Roye and Travon Free discuss how and why their cameras are not only an important weapon in modern storytelling, but through demonstrations of their work, will explain why it’s critical to the landscape of photography for black and marginalized people to be the ones telling these stories.

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