Megan Thompson Biography
Megan Thompson is an American journalist working for KNXV ABC 15 Arizona as a traffic news anchor. She joined in July 2019 as an enterprise and investigative reporter and fill-in anchor. Previously, she served KGUN9 in Tucson as a reporter and multimedia journalist for a year.
Megan Thompson Education
Thompson attended Arizona State University after completing her high school education at Highland High School. She graduated with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Also, she has a Bachelor Of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the institution. In May 2015, she spoke at Cronkite Convocation when she received her diploma.
Megan Thompson Career
Thompson works for KNXV ABC 15 Arizona as a traffic news anchor. She joined in July 2019 as an enterprise and investigative reporter and fill-in anchor. Also, she serves as leader of the Operation Safe Roads franchise, where she broadcasts Arizona’s road safety matters such as wrong-way drivers and fatal pedestrian crashes.
Recently, she attained the 2022 Rocky Mountain Emmy Award for Best Morning Newscast. In 2020, she received two Rocky Mountain Emmy nominations and won one in the Weather News Story category. During her time in college, she served as an anchor and reporter for ‘Cronkite News’ on PBS Arizona 8 HD. For over 2 years, she received national recognition for her work there.
For almost 3 years, she served KPNX in Phoenix as a producer for the 4:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. newscasts. In October 2016, she received a Student Production Award for ‘Talent’ for her work at ASU. Also, she placed 1st in the Television News Anchor category in April 2016, and in the 2015/2016 Student News Broadcast Education Association Awards.
In 2015, she won the National Hearst Journalism Awards in the Television category and ‘Best Use of Television for News Coverage,’ during the June 2015 competition. The Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards Southwest Chapter awarded her a Student Production Award in the News: General Assignment category in 2015. After graduating college, she served KGUN9 in Tucson as a reporter and multimedia journalist for a year.
Megan Thompson Age
Thompson has not yet disclosed the year she was born. However, she might be in her 20s. She celebrates her birthday every June 27th as evidenced by her Instagram post on August 27, 2022, where she posted herself with a slice of birthday cake in front of her and captioned it “Birthday girl 🎂…”
Megan Thompson Height
Thompson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches
Megan Thompson Family
Thompson seems to have a close relationship with her parents as she regularly posts them on her Instagram account. Even so, she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Thompson has any siblings.
Megan Thompson Husband
Thompson married Henry, her college sweetheart, in March 2020. She has a rescue dog from Maricopa County Animal Care and Control named Henry. She is pregnant and is expecting her son in early 2024 as evidenced by her Instagram post on August 15, 2023, captioning “Baby boy coming early next year!…” In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and rescue dog
Megan Thompson Net Worth
Thompson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Megan Thompson Salary
Thompson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.