Travers Mackel is a preeminent American journalist currently serving as a WDSU News anchor at 4 & 5 PM Mon through Fri and also moderates the WDSU ‘Hot Seat’ segment Sunday night at 10:30 PM.
Prior to coming to WDSU, he worked as an anchor and reporter in Monroe, La., at KTVE-TV, and even he spent almost three years reporting for WLBT-TV in Jackson, Miss.
Travers Mackel Age
Travers Mackel was born on Sep 19, in New Orleans, in the United States of America. Travers commemorates his birthday on Sep 19, every year.
Travers Mackel Height
Mackel is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (Approximately 1.75 meters.
Travers Mackel Family
Mackel was born and brought up in New Orleans, by his caring and loving parents. He is a happy son of Judy Mackel his mother and the late Frank Mackel is father, who was a longtime New Orleans golf professional. His twin brother, Fletcher Mackel, works as a sports anchor and reporter at WDSU.
Travers Mackel Wife
He is married to his lovely wife Meg Gatto an anchor and reporter at KVUE FOX 8 News. The duo married on May 25, 2018. On Mar 26, 2019, the duo welcomed their firstborn baby girl called Finley Elizabeth Mackel. The duo also welcomed their second daughter Ellison Grace Mackel in Jan 2021.
Travers Mackel Education
Mackel graduated from Loyola Campus in New Orleans. He played shortstop on Loyola’s baseball team while in college. After Hurricane Katrina hit the area in 2005, he won nearly a dozen awards from both The Associated Press of Louisiana and the Press Club of New Orleans.
Travers Mackel Salary
He receives an annual salary of $79,258. This is according to WDSU anchor’s/reporters’ salaries.
Travers Mackel’s Net Worth
Mackel has an estimated net worth of $6 Million US dollars.
Travers Mackel Career
Mackle anchors WDSU News at 4 & 5 PM Mon through Fri and also moderates the WDSU ‘Hot Seat’ segment Sunday night at 10:30 PM. He joined WDSU in 2003, and since then he has played a position in reporting each major news story in the area for more than a decade and says Travers truly loves what he does.
He is a winner of several regional Emmy awards, thus in 2014, he was named “Reporter Of The Year” in Louisiana by the Associated Press while in 2016, she was also named“Louisiana Newsperson Of The Year” by the same organization.
Additionally, he either won or has been a part of WDSU’s winning submissions on four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and was also part of the WDSU News team rewarded with the National Murrow Award in 2018.