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.

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Recent Articles
  • 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.

  • Everett is home to unique restaurants, quirky businesses

    Everett has deep working-class roots, but in recent years another identity has been quietly taking shape. When the rest of the rest of the region wasn’t looking, Everett was getting cooler.

  • Bellingham mom turns grief into lifesaving nonprofit, ‘he changed my life’

    Bellingham is a remarkable place filled with remarkable people doing remarkable things.

  • Seattle woman forsakes corporate career for Whatcom farm life

    Q13 News visited one farm and met one person who could be the face of the new farmer.

  • How Bremerton found its own identity and what’s changed over the years

    BREMERTON, Wash — Bremerton, and the people who live there, share a unique character unlike any other spot in Western Washington. That spirit and identity has endured for generations.  But as much of the region is transformed what does that mean for Kitsap County’s largest city? It turns out Bremerton may be bucking a number of trends seen in many other local cities including unchecked gentrification, growing regional identification and homeownership prioritized over home rental. Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler and […]