Travis Daub is Creative Director at PBS NewsHour where he manages the incredible digital content team and oversees the integration of online and on-air content. With nearly 20 years of experience in online publishing, Travis has been honored to work alongside talented colleagues at the PBS NewsHour, Foreign Policy magazine and the Des Moines Register--earning three National Magazine Awards and an Emmy nomination along the way.
When he’s not obsessing over Facebook engagement analytics, or fiddling with the latest trendy app, Travis can be found hammering on an over-engineered treehouse for his three kids: Savannah, Chase and Lincoln—much to the chagrin of his sensational wife, Laura.
Travis's Most Recent Stories
- February 13, 2015
“I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it,” she said.
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- January 27, 2015
After a rocky day in the markets, Apple computer began their quarterly earnings call and announced historically high numbers. Continue reading →
- January 7, 2015
Long walled off from world trade and modern technology, Cuba has developed a robust culture of DIY engineers who turn household items into useful inventions. Water pump motors propel bicycles, clothes dryers are repurposed into coconut shredders. Cuban artist Ernesto Orza has spent the last decade photographing and collecting many of these creations. Read more about Cuban inventions in our Science Wednesday piece, How communism turned Cuba into an island of hackers and DIY engineers. Continue reading →
- December 25, 2014
Compelled by an ACLU FOIA request, the agency published twelve years of quarterly reports that were created for the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board between 2001 and mid 2013. The reports are heavily redacted, but include details of intentional and unintentional misuse of the NSA’s signals intelligence gathering systems. Continue reading →
- December 9, 2014
CIA officials, concerned that the FBI was getting too much credit for making progress in the war on terror, released false information to boost their own profile and to support their claims that “tougher tactics” were necessary to get information from prisoners, the Select Committee on Intelligence Report Executive Summary reveals. Continue reading →