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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.

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Recent Articles
  • Adults unwittingly share body-shame with kids

    SEATTLE, Wash — We all want our children to have a healthy body image and feel confident in their sense of self and the body they have. However, the things we say to ourselves are picked up by children more often than we think. Even a comment like  ‘ugh, this has too many carbs’ or ‘I better watch it with the cheese.’ In fact– a new study shows that 25% of women report high levels of concern about their weight and […]

  • REI closes on Black Friday for 5th year of Opt Outside campaign

    SEATTLE — For the fifth year in a row REI is closing all of its stores and won’t process any online payments on Black Friday. It’s all in an effort to encourage employees to spend time with family and friends. The campaign is called Opt Outside, encouraging employees to fight for life outdoors and life on this planet. Join us this Black Friday for a nationwide cleanup – kicking off a year of change. Together we can fight for life […]

  • Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren’t qualified

    Investigators say many Federal Aviation Administration inspectors who worked on pilot-training standards for the grounded Boeing 737 Max and other planes were themselves unqualified and insufficiently trained.

  • Olalla teacher inspires community to change their corner of the world

    OLALLA, Wash. — Three years ago the thicket across from Olalla Elementary School in South Kitsap County was an overgrown mess. Today, it’s a beautiful spot with benches, paths, flowers and play spaces; it’s called Triangle Park, and it’s thanks to Lisa Wickens. Wickens teaches across the street at the school and has for two decades. “I’ve just always felt it’s really important for people to treat each other kindly, but also to have the chance and the opportunity to […]

  • How Port Orchard’s Debbie Macomber almost didn’t become a bestselling author

    Ask anyone from the southern half of Kitsap County about their most famous neighbor and they likely have a story about best-selling author Debbie Macomber.

  • Football for all: Seahawks partner with LGBTQ football league

    SEATTLE — The Seahawks organization is joining a growing number of other NFL teams in visibly and actively supporting the LGBTQ community. For the first year ever the team officially marched in Seattle and Spokane Pride parades.  The Seahawks have an employee whose job it is to work with the LGBTQ community as well. On top of that, the team has signed on as a sponsor of Cascade Flag Football Association, the Seattle area’s LGBTQ-friendly league. Members of the Cascade league […]

  • What started as a game is now bringing the Sumner community together

    Walk around Sumner long enough and you’re bound to see a decorated stone with a joke, a message of hope or just something that may brighten your day.

  • Bellingham home to crazy sock fashion brand loved by Presidents and public

    BELLINGHAM, Wash – You know the names Armani, Gucci, Chanel.  But what about Mod? No? Never heard of it? They ship to 300 exclusive stores around the globe. They’ve clad presidents and celebrities, but what is their trade? Crazy socks. Walk through the springing display, past the ringing cash register and behold – socks. “All my friends are really obsessed with this place,” says Ashlee Declercq. “They often stop by.” ModSock is right in the heart of downtown Bellingham and […]

  • Homeless staffing agency ‘growing and thriving’ in Tacoma

    TACOMA, Wash – There’s plenty of bad news about the homeless crisis, but if you look there’s good news about groups making a real difference as well. Valeo Vocation in Tacoma is one of those groups helping people move from homeless to housed. Valeo is a non-profit temporary staffing agency. It partners with client businesses in need of temporary workers and then it places those temps where needed. The temps themselves are actually clients who are struggling with homelessness. Valeo […]

  • Innovative Olympia page school breeds future lawmakers

    The state Capitol in Olympia can be an intimidating and mystifying place for those who don’t follow politics closely. But under that imposing dome is an innovative program for teens that has been quietly making Washington state better for generations.

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