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
  • 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.

  • Inside Olympia’s hidden gun range

    Open a business in a visible spot, and one of the first things you do is put up a sign. But one business in Olympia did the exact opposite.   

  • Post-breakup concierge service for Seattle ‘hopefully in coming year’

    SEATTLE — Today you can hire a wedding planner, a birthing coach, a life coach and of course a funeral director. So what about one of those in-between times like a break-up? Since it’s 2019 there is of course help to be hired there as well. A startup company called Onward is offering post-breakup concierge service to help you move out and much more. Hopefully in coming year. — Onward (@OnwardOnline) February 19, 2019 The tagline promises the concierge will […]

  • 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 […]

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