May 6, 2021

WFYI Announces New Director of Video Content, Kyle Travers

Experienced Production Talent to Lead Multiplatform Video Efforts

INDIANAPOLIS – WFYI Public Media announced today that television producer Kyle Travers has assumed the role of director of video content. Travers has worked at WFYI, Central Indiana’s NPR and PBS affiliate, for nine years, garnering several awards as a producer of documentary and news content. Her promotion is effective immediately.

In this newly created role, she will lead video content production within the station. With a focus on both television and emerging media platforms, this strategic position is responsible for audiovisual storytelling for the station. 

“I'm looking forward to telling local stories about our community,” said Kyle Travers. “Working in public media offers a special chance to capture and share meaningful human stories, and I’m grateful to do that.”

Travers’ work has been recognized with several awards. She won regional Emmy’s as co-producer for “The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs,” producer of “The Work Around: Wrestling with American Healthcare,” and producer of “Lois Main Templeton.” She also contributed her production skills to several WFYI digital shorts series, including “Simple Civics” and “Headstrong.”

“Kyle brings a dynamic mix of both storytelling and technical proficiency to this new role,” said Matt Shafer Powell, WFYI’s chief content officer. “We are all looking forward to her leadership as WFYI’s team uses video to tell stories across all our channels, including at, on WFYI Public Television and in our digital outlets.”

About WFYI Public Media

Since 1970, WFYI has served Central Indiana as a trusted friend. Its nonprofit public radio and TV stations, digital engagement and community engagement activities inform, entertain and educate Hoosiers of all ages and walks of life. WFYI broadcasts original content as well as programming from PBS and NPR. Learn more at