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Travers Mackel Biography, Age, Wife, WDSU 6 News, and Net Worth

Travers Mackel
Travers Mackel

Travers Mackel Age

Travers was born on September 19, in New Orleans. Information about his age will be updated as soon as possible.

Travers Mackel Wife

He is married to Meghan Gatto and the couple has two children together. They got married on May 25, 2018.

Travers Mackel Height

He is 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m) tall.

Travers Mackel Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.

Travers Mackel Biography

Travers Mackel is an American journalist working as a news anchor/reporter for WDSU 6 News. Travers is the child of the late Frank Mackel, a long-lasting New Orleans golf proficient.

His twin sibling, Fletcher, is a games anchor and journalist at WDSU. You can follow Travers on Twitter by following @TraversWDSU or email him at

Travers Mackel WDSU 6 News

Mackel secures WDSU News at 4 and 5 PM Monday through Friday and conservatives the WDSU ‘Tough situation’ section Sunday night at 10:30 PM. A pillar at WDSU beginning around 2003, Travers plays had an influence in covering each significant report nearby for north of 10 years and says he really adores what he does.

A victor of various provincial Emmy grants, in 2016, Travers was named “Louisiana Newsperson Of The Year” by The Associated Press and in 2014, was named “Correspondent Of The Year” in Louisiana by a similar association.

He’s either won or been a piece of WDSU’s triumphant entries on four territorial Edward R. Murrow Awards and was important for the WDSU Newsgroup granted the National Murrow Award in 2018. Travers has likewise, two times, been the beneficiary of a renowned Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

One for WDSU’s 2012 inclusion of the Hubig’s Pies fire in the Marigny and one more in 2015 for WDSU’s narrative on the tenth commemoration of Hurricane Katrina. He’s likewise won a National Headliner Award – – one of the most established and biggest yearly public honors perceiving editorial legitimacy.

Travers and WDSU got the honor for spot news inclusion. In 2015, one of Travers’ insightful stories was referred to as a critical part in WDSU getting the public Walter Cronkite Award for greatness in political news-casting. Travers has broad experience covering high-profile public debasement and criminal preliminaries.

He filled in as the station’s go-to person for the government debasement preliminary of previous New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and was the main TV correspondent to get an on-camera interview with the previous city chairman since he was prosecuted, sentenced, and imprisoned.

He likewise covered the government debasement instance of previous Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard and the homicide preliminary of the one who was sentenced for shooting and killing previous New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.

In 2009, Travers spent a little while in the Washington D.C. region covering the pay-off preliminary of previous Louisiana representative William Jefferson. Travers’ revealing has likewise taken him abroad. He went to Brazil and South Korea as a component of the Hearst Television group allowed to cover the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio and in 2018 in PyeongChang.

In 2015 Travers was important for a WDSU newsgroup shipped off upstate New York to help Hearst TV slot WPTZ with their proceeding with inclusion on the Dannemora jailbreak. In 2016, Travers ventured out to Daytona Beach, Florida to cover Hurricane Matthew and in 2018 he was in both North Carolina and South Carolina covering Hurricane Florence.

Travers has showed up on CNN various times, as well as MSNBC, remembering appearances for “The Rachel Maddow Show.” He played himself in an episode of the HBO series “Treme,” which was shot in New Orleans, and showed up as a correspondent in the New Orleans shot film “This Is The End.”

The greatest story of Travers’ profession was covering Hurricane Katrina in the late spring of 2005. He was one of just a modest bunch of writers to brave the tempest in the Louisiana Superdome and offer live, firsthand reports as parts of the Superdome rooftop were ripped off.

Travers was additionally on a police boat, bringing watchers the account of salvage endeavors hours after the levees broke in New Orleans when a significant part of the city was submerged. He secured a significant part of the station’s nonstop inclusion soon after the tempest and was included in the narrative “Seven Days That Changed New Orleans.”

Prior to coming to WDSU, Travers filled in as an anchor and columnist in Monroe, La., at KTVE-TV, and he went through just about three years detailing for WLBT-TV in Jackson, Miss. Travers is an alum of Loyola University in New Orleans.

He played shortstop in Loyola’s ball club while in school. Since Hurricane Katrina hit the region in 2005, Travers has won almost twelve honors from the Press Club of New Orleans and The Associated Press of Louisiana.

WDSU 6 News Team

  1. Lee Southwick
  2. Damon Singleton
  3. Margaret Orr
  4. Devon Lucie
  5. Fletcher Mackel
  6. Sharief Ishaq
  7. Christina Watkins
  8. Gina Swanson
  9. Chad Sabadie
  10. Randi Rousseau
  11. Morgan Lentes
  12. Sula Kim
  13. Sherman Desselle
  14. Deja Brown

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