Travon Free a two-time Emmy winning and Peabody winning television writer, actor and comedian from Compton California. He is also the creator of "Him or Her" coming to HBO and executive produced by Issa Rae. He is currently a writer/producer for Lena Dunham's new production "Camping" on HBO and most recently he was co-head writer for "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" on TBS. His other writing and producing credits also include "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" (Comedy Central), "Any Given Sunday With Bill Simmons"(HBO), Larry Wilmore's White House Correspondent's Dinner, "Hood Adjacent with James Davis" (Comedy Central) and many more. His writing work can also be found all over the web as one of the most sought after young comedic voices on social, political and pop culture issues.
He's also been featured and seen on John Oliver's New York Stand Up, Tosh.0, Chelsea Lately, The Stephanie Miller Show, the hit web series "The Gentlemen's Rant", the "Twitter Come Alive" national comedy tour and "The Daily Show Political-ish Stand Up Tour". He was also co-host a podcast called "The Room Where It's Happening: A Hamilton Fancast".
He currently lives Between New York and Los Angeles with no pets and over 250 pairs of shoes that he often referred to as his "children".
[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.