Theo Travers joined WSFA 12 News team as a general assignment reporter in January 2005.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, raised in Albany, Georgia, Theo attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. While there, Theo interned with New Line Cinema in their production/development department for a year. He graduated with honors, earning a BFA in Dramatic Writing.
He later went on to work at the Museum of Television & Radio as a coordinator for the University Satellite Seminar Series. Presented live, via satellite, to colleges and universities throughout the country, the series features writers, directors, producers, and actors from contemporary and historic television and radio, as well as the policymakers and analysts who influence the issues being discussed. There he helped program interactive distance learning Q&As with distinguished panelists such as Tom Brokaw and Walter Cronkite.
From there, Theo went on to work at Comedy Central. He joined the network at an exciting time, where they grew to over 80 million viewers. As a coordinator in advertising sales, he maintained millions of dollars worth of national advertising revenue and learned the business of cable television from the inside.
Theo then returned to Albany, Georgia and joined WFXL-TV Fox 31 as a reporter in August 2003. He's new to Montgomery and looking forward to getting involved with the community.