Jadiann Thompson Biography
Jadiann Thompson is an American Award-Winning journalist who is currently working as an anchor and reporter at 7News. She anchors the station’s 4, 5:30, 6:30, and 9 pm weekday newscasts. Most notably, she joined the station in June of 2015.
Prior to this, she was the 6 pm weekday anchor for the NBC affiliate in Kansas City-KSHB TV. In addition to anchoring every weekend, Thompson reported for the evening newscasts. Many of those days, she was a multimedia journalist which meant she ran her own camera while reporting.
Thompson’s favorite days were the 6 pm newscast she was anchoring starting with a story she pitched, shot, wrote, and edited. While in Kansas City, she was honored with two Emmy awards one for the best anchor in the region and the other for her piece on the FCC considering loosening restrictions on in-flight cell phone use.
Before she joined KSHB, she was a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at KPHO-TV in Phoenix. During her tenure there, she covered the country’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff, Joe Arpaio, and the Jodi Arias trial. Thompson also reported heavily on immigration reform and spent nearly two weeks on the front lines covering the Wallow Fire, Arizona’s largest wildfire in state history.
She however got her start in television news at KTWO-TV in Casper WY. Here, she started off as a multimedia journalist before being promoted to executive producer and main anchor of the station’s 5, 6, and 10 pm newscasts. She also spent time as the assistant news director at the station.
Following her graduation, Thompson taught English as a Second language in Madrid, Spain before her tenure at KTWO-TV. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2007. While still in college, she interned on Capitol Hill for Congressman John Boozman who is now a US Senator.
Besides her office duties, she loves horses and being involved in the community. She spends much of her free time as an emcee for charity events and has worked closely with the ALS Association.
Jadiann Thompson Age
How old is Thompson? Thompson is 38 years old as of 2022. She was born on March 22, 1984, in Arkansas City, Kansas, the United States. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on March 22 and her zodiac sign is Aries.
Jadiann Thompson Height
Thompson stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 54 kg equivalent to 119 lbs. In addition, she has dark blond hair, and blue eyes and her other body measurements are 34-24-34 inches.
Jadiann Thompson Family
Thompson was born to supportive parents and raised beside caring siblings. However, she has preferred not to share information about her family.
Jadiann Thompson Husband
Thompson is a married woman. However, she has preferred keeping her personal life away from the spotlight. For this, not much is known about her relationship status.
Jadiann Thompson Net Worth
Thompson has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2022. In addition, her income is attributed to her career as a journalist.
Jadiann Thompson Salary
Thompson receives an estimated annual salary of between $40,000 and $110,500.