Travis is a multi-skilled journalist at 5 On Your Side in St. Louis, Missouri.
He joined the 5 On Your Side team in December 2021 from WRCB in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he worked for two years as a reporter and fill-in anchor. During his time at WRCB he was nominated twice for “Best TV Media Personality for Black Excellence Chattanooga” through Chattanooga Business Elite.
Before WRCB, Travis worked as a weekend anchor/multi-media journalist at KEVN in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Travis is a native of New Orleans and has a degree in Communication Arts – Journalism from Spring Hill College. He became a journalist because he believes the profession gives him the ability to spark emotion in people and change in the community. He says he most enjoys telling stories that make people feel like they’re providing support to someone or being listened to.
The diversity in St. Louis is what drew him to 5 On Your Side.
“There’s so much to do, uncover, and most importantly, eat,” said Travis.
He’s been interested in theatre performance since he was a child, is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a former volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters.