Carrie Trousil

  • A resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for over 15 years 
  • Almost six years writing about Milwaukee for TripSaavy
  • Contributor to Riverwest Currents and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Carrie Trousil Becker is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is a freelance writer who has lived in the Milwaukee area for over 15 years.

Carrie has written for many publications in Milwaukee, from the hyper-local Riverwest Currents​ to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Other publications include MKE, the Outpost Exchange, the Irish American Post, and the Shepherd Express. She also worked as managing editor for GUMBO Teen Magazine, a bi-monthly glossy written entirely by inner-city youth.

In the past, Carrie has served as the communications director for the Milwaukee Public Museum. She is currently a grant writer for the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center as well as a communications consultant in the Milwaukee area.


Carrie has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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