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Travis Mayfield is the Director of Audience Engagement at Q13FOX and Tribune Broadcasting Seattle where he oversees the social media and digital strategy on all platforms.

Travis started his career in broadcast journalism at NBC’s Today Show in New York City, followed up with a year at KHQ-TV in Spokane all while still attending Gonzaga University. After earning a degree from GU Travis went to Montana where he produced, reported and anchored for NBC Montana.

Travis returned to Washington to work as a special projects reporter at KNDO-TV in Yakima before returning to Spokane to work as KXLY-TV’s consumer reporter.

Travis came home to Seattle in 2006. He first served as a reporter for KOMO News on the radio and television. He was then promoted to Community Network Manager, Executive Producer and Director of Digital Social Strategy for the Fisher Interactive Network before landing at Q13 FOX.

Travis’ work has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, RTNDA, the Associated Press and in 2012 he received a Fisher Communications “Innovation” award. Travis was most recently nominated for an Emmy in 2012 and he serves on the board of governors of NATAS NW.

Travis was born in Oregon, raised in Port Orchard, Washington and now lives in Seattle’s Montlake neighborhood. He and his husband are the proud dad of twins.

Follow Travis on Twitter and Instagram @TravisMayfield (and you’ll probably get to see lots of photos of those twins).

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    Halloween is coming! Submit photos of your kids or pets in their best costumes

      Please include your first name and where you live in the description of the photo.  By submitting your photo you agree to allow Q13 FOX to use your photo on-air, online or on any other platform. Please submit your photo only once, it will appear in the gallery once it has been approved. M.J. McDermott may use your photo on the air during our morning show.  If you would like to receive an email alerting you to this, please put […]

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    WATCH: Man with Down Syndrome gets surprise of his life during birthday dinner

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    Could this drone save your life someday? (VIDEO)

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    Seahawks fans latest target in Facebook’s crusade against ‘fake names’ in profiles?

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    This woman walked around New York City for 10 hours, what her hidden camera captured will shock and disgust you

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