Randy Travis Biography
Randy Travis is a skilled American journalist and a Peabody Award-winning Investigative Reporter currently working at FOX 5. He joined WAGA in 1990 and in 1994 he proceeded to the station’s renowned investigative unit, the FOX 5 I-Team.
Randy Travis Age
His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available. He is around 45 years old.
Randy Travis Education
Travis attended and graduated from the University of Georgia where he earned a degree in journalism. He worked full-time as the sports editor for the Athens Observer in 1982.
Randy Travis Height/Weight
Travis stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Randy Travis Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Randy Travis Wife
Travis is happily married, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his wife. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Randy Travis Children
Travis and his wife are blessed with one daughter, hence he has not disclosed information about her daughter. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Randy Travis WAGA-TV
Travis’s major achievement was to keep the innocent from being jailed in the first place. In 2018, a series of stories about police roadside drug test kits revealed how people end up wrongly jailed because the tests falsely determined they had drugs in their car.
As a result of his investigation, he discovered 145 false positives in Georgia in just one year. That project, “$2 Tests: Bad Arrests,” prompted law enforcement agencies worldwide to review their drug test kit policies, with some dropping the use of them completely. In addition, that investigation also won the prestigious 2018 Peabody Award, one of only 30 honorees from around the world.
As time went by, his investigative work also gathered two national Edward R. Murrow awards, plus more than 20 regional Emmy awards. Furthermore, he’s also the recipient of the Henry W. Grady Mid-Career Alumni Award from the University of Georgia. Travis was named to the Silver Circle, a lifetime achievement honor given by the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in 2015.
Prior to joining WAGA-TV, he reported for WMC-TV in Memphis, TN; WYFF-TV in Greenville, SC, and WMAZ-TV in Macon. He started his broadcasting career in journalism in 1979 as a sportswriter for his hometown newspaper, the Athens Banner-Herald. Moreover, he also served full-time as sports editor for the Athens Observer in 1982 while completing his journalism degree at the University of Georgia.
Randy Travis Illness
Travis was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 29 years old. To control his disease, he turned to run. From that moment, he become an avid marathoner and has competed in every Peachtree Road Race since 1993. He is also a lifelong Braves fan, a choice that has no negative effect on his happy marriage.
Randy Travis Salary
Travis has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Randy Travis Net Worth
Travis has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Randy Travis Social Media Platforms
She is very active on social media platforms and has over 6.4k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.