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Travis Mayfield is an anchor and host on Q13 News This Morning.

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 with his husband, kids and dog.

Follow Travis on Twitter and Instagram @TravisMayfield

You can also like him at Facebook.com/TravisMayfieldTV


Recent Articles
  • Grieving women find new hope in growing medical supply charity

    BELLINGHAM, Wash – It’s simple advice we’ve heard countless times: It never hurts to ask. Yet, we often keep our dreams to ourselves and they go unfulfilled. Which is why we wanted to share the story of a grieving mom who was brave enough to name what she needed. This is actually a follow up to a story we brought you this summer. When we last saw Jennifer Schouten her garage, her hallways, her spare rooms – every open space […]

  • Brooks sells out of men’s Ugly Christmas Sweater shoes

    SEATTLE — Ugly Christmas Sweater running shoes are a thing this holiday season thanks to Seattle based Brooks Running Co. But the company CEO, Jim Weber, tells Q13 News the shoes have proven so popular the men’s version is already gone. “Unfortunately they sold out fast,” said Weber.  “We will repeat next year!” Hi Travis! Of course men deserve one as we find ugly sweaters to be a unisex phenomenon but unfortunately they sold out fast. We will repeat next […]

  • Will inventor’s nudge finally get the toilet seat down?

    NEW YORK — The toilet seat should be down when you leave the bathroom.  Still for countless guys that simple concept is apparently Kryptonite. But could tech have a solution? Enter SmartNudge. Inventors in New York came up with the device to give guys a helpful nudge getting the seat back down. Smart nudge is a small device you install on any toilet.  It senses when the toilet is no longer in use and it gently nudges the seat back […]

  • Your pumpkin pie probably contains no actual pumpkin

    SEATTLE — Even if the can you used to make it says 100% pure pumpkin, that pie you are serving your loved ones still probably doesn’t have an ounce of actual pumpkin in it. Libby’s company makes canned fruits, meats and veggies.  It tells The Wall Street Journal it produces 80% of the canned pumpkin filling sold in the US.  Canned pumpkin is the number one way American’s make pumpkin pie. However the ‘pumpkin’ used by Libby’s isn’t the iconic […]

  • Spice up your Turkey with flaming hot Cheetos

    SEATTLE — Are you bored with the traditional Thanksgiving turkey? Reynolds, the company that makes kitchen foil, thinks you can spice up your bird with Cheetos. Posted in the Reynolds website is a recipe for ‘Flavor Blasted Turkeys‘ and it calls for covering your turkey in flaming hot Cheetos. If that’s too spicy for you Reynolds suggests a couple of possible Cheeto substitutes including Cool Ranch Doritos and Funyuns.

  • Tacoma Veteran uses Army skills, business savvy to fight homelessness

    TACOMA, Wash – Elected leaders across Washington State continue trying to stem the growing homeless crisis plaguing the region. However, in most cases those efforts have been unsuccessful in decreasing the number of people living on the streets. But a 23-year Army veteran in Tacoma says he is confident he can unlock a key part of the solution. Greg Walker and his business partner founded Valeo Vocation earlier this year and in the last two months they have put more […]

  • Fill out a Q13 FOX candy bracket: Which candy is the most popular?

    Happy Halloween! The Q13 FOX team is having a little fun and we want to know what your favorite candy is. Fill out the bracket above and pick a winner! (Click HERE for the bracket) When you have a winner, post it in the comments of this Facebook post — and we’ll reveal a winner at 9:50 a.m. on Q13 News This Morning

  • Group asks President Trump to change the day we celebrate Halloween

    Thousands of people are hoping to change the day we celebrate Halloween! But why the change?

  • Viral cheese advent calendar coming to US stores — thanks to you!

    SEATTLE — Two years ago Q13 News showed you an advent calendar filled with cheese (yum)! Travis Mayfield and our morning news team thought it was amazing, and the story of the advent calendar with a twist went viral across the country. The only problem … the food blogger who created the calendar was British, meaning the calendars were only sold in the United Kingdom. Until now. Travis just received an email from calendar creator Annem Hobson who said Target stores […]

  • Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff gets a $550-an-hour coach

    The taxpayer-funded transit authority for the Puget Sound region has hired a $550-an-hour management coach to help its chief executive get along better with employees.