Travers Mackel Biography
Travers Mackel is an American journalist who serves as a News anchor at WDSU News in New Orleans, Louisiana. He joined this station in 2003 whereby he currently anchors at 4 & 5 PM especially from Monday to Friday and moderates the WDSU ‘Hot Seat’ segment on Sunday night at 10:30 PM.
Travers Mackel Age
Travers was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States of America. His actual age is not known since he has not disclosed his year of birth. However, he usually celebrates his birthday every year on September 19th.
Travers Mackel Height
Travers’ body height measures 5 feet 9 inches which is approximate 1.75 meters. His other body measurements such as body weight are currently under research.
Travers Mackel Education
Travers is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans. He played shortstop on Loyola’s baseball team while in college.
Travers Mackel Family
Travers was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States of America. He was brought up by his loving and caring parents; Judy Mackel his mother and Frank Mackel who unfortunately passed away in 2001. His late father was a longtime New Orleans golf professional. He grew up alongside his twin brother, Fletcher, who is a sports anchor and reporter at WDSU.
Travers Mackel Wife
Travers is married to Meghan Elizabeth Gatto who is from a small town outside of Philadelphia and is an anchor and reporter for WVUE Fox 8. The two had their wedding ceremony at Immaculate Conception Church on May 25th, 2018. The two met at work in 2006 whereby Meg was studying broadcast journalism at Loyola University and was an intern at WDSU, where Travers, a native New Orleanian, was at that time a general assignment reporter.
The two are great parents of two children; Finley Elizabeth Mackel and Ellison Grace Mackel.
Travers Mackel Daughters
Travers and Meg are proud parents of two daughters. They welcomed their firstborn daughter Finley Elizabeth Mackel on March 26th, 2019, and the second born Ellison Grace Mackel was born on January 2021 and was weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces.
Travers Mackel Salary
How much does Travers Mackel earn? Having been working as a News anchor, he receives an estimated average annual salary of $63,034 but the range typically falls between $50,561 and $83,141. This is the average News anchor‘s salary according to WDSU News in New Orleans, Louisiana as of June 28, 2022. However, salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years one has spent in his or her profession.
Travers Mackel Net Worth
Travers’ net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of 2022. He has accumulated all of his wealth through his primary source of income mainly as a journalist, and in the other businesses, he has invested in. However, his net worth improves a year after the other, therefore we will keep updating you.
Travers Mackel WDSU News
Travers serves as a News anchor at WDSU News in New Orleans, Louisiana. He joined this station in 2003 whereby he currently anchors at 4 & 5 PM especially from Monday to Friday and moderates the WDSU ‘Hot Seat’ segment on Sunday night at 10:30 PM.
As a result of his successful career in this station, Travers has won multiple regional Emmy awards, in 2016, The Associated Press named him “Louisiana Newsperson Of The Year” and in 2014, was named “Reporter Of The Year” in Louisiana by the same organization. In 2018, he was one among the WDSU News team awarded the National Murrow Award. He has also been a twice recipient of a prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists; one for WDSU’s 2012 coverage of the Hubig’s Pies fire in the Marigny and another in 2015 for WDSU’s documentary on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
He in addition won a National Headliner Award. In 2015, one of Travers’ investigative stories was cited as a key component in WDSU receiving the national Walter Cronkite Award for excellence in political journalism. Prior to coming to WDSU, Travers had worked as an anchor as well as a reporter in Monroe, La., at KTVE-TV, and he spent almost three years reporting for WLBT-TV in Jackson, Miss. He has also appeared on CNN numerous times, as well as on MSNBC, including appearances on “The Rachel Maddow Show.” He played himself in an episode of the HBO series “Treme,” which was shot in New Orleans, and appeared as a reporter in the New Orleans shot movie “This Is The End.”
Are Fletcher and Travers Mackel twins?
Yes. The two are identical twin brothers. They were born and raised in New Orleans by Judy Mackel their mother and Frank Mackel who unfortunately passed away in 2001. The two work at WDSU News where Fletcher works as a sports anchor.
Travers Mackel Body measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Travers Mackel
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: Under Review
- Zodiac Sign: Under Review
- Date of Birth: Under Review
- Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States of America
- Birthday: September 19th.every year
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
- Weight: Under Review
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Meghan Elizabeth Gatto
- Children: Two daughters; Finley Elizabeth Mackel and Ellison Grace Mackel.
- Net Worth: $1 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Estimated Average annual salary of $63,034
Travers Mackel Residence
Travers currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana where he still works as a News anchor at WDSU News.