Matthew Travis joined the KPLC Sports team in July 2022 as the sports director, after graduating from The University of Alabama with a double-major in Sports Media, and Communication Studies. He’s covered all levels of sports ranging from the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship game to high school softball, and everything in between. While at Alabama, Travis worked at WVUA 23 as a sports anchor, reporter, and producer, getting the chance to cover each Alabama athletics team, high school sports, NASCAR races at Talladega Superspeedway, and much more. Travis has also written for FanSided’s college basketball site for several years, where he has been featured on Bleacher Report, covered games at Cameron Indoor Stadium, and interviewed athletes such as Zion Williamson. Matthew is originally from Long Island, New York, but went to high school in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is an avid golfer and basketball player.