Who is Megan Thompson?
Megan was born in Phoenix, Arizona USA, on 24 June 1993, so underneath the zodiac signal of Cancer and holding American nationality – she is standard for being a reporter and an anchor for the ABC 15 station.
Early life and training
Megan spent her childhood in Phoenix, Arizona along with her mother and father – she by no means talks about them as she prefers to maintain her private issues to herself. She doesn’t speak about her siblings both, which made folks imagine that she is an solely little one.
Megan was fairly lively throughout the years she spent at Highland High School – she was the chief member of the Student’s Council, President of the National Junior Honor Society, and a part of the Freshman Lady Hawks Basketball Team. After she matriculated, she enrolled at Arizona State University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2015, with a secondary main in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Career within the broadcasting business
Megan launched her profession throughout her first yr of research on the Arizona State University – she was working as an Assignment Editor for the Cronkite NewsWatch, whereas her obligations included working on the entrance desk, informing the information director of one of the best tales and press convention of the day, and checking with different stations to search out out about tales and breaking information for reporters. She stayed with Cronkite from September 2011 to May 2012 earlier than leaving to begin working for Know 99 Television, working as a reporter and an intern, but in addition doing quite a few different issues comparable to video enhancing, cross self-discipline producing, and writing. She left the station in August 2012 and began working for The Arizona Republic as their Breaking News Reporter – she was working for the “ProperThisMinute” TV program concurrently, serving as their e-journalist and intern.
She give up each of these jobs by May 2013 when she turned a part of the CNN HLN and InSession staff as their Production Assistant – she solely stayed with them for a month earlier than she switched to working as a producer for Cronkite News, however stayed solely 5 months with there.
Her first considerably severe job was for the KAET TV station, as a reporter and an anchor – she was answerable for discovering and investigating tales in the neighborhood and the state for the dwell show on “PBS NewsHour Weekend”. During the one yr and 4 months which she spent there, she received the Society of Professional Journalist Television Breaking News Reporting Award, and was the third place winner for Television News Anchor within the Student News Broadcast Education Association Awards.
In May 2015, she started working for The E.W. Scripps Company as their reporter and a multimedia journalist at KGUN9 TV station. She stayed with them till July 2016 when she turned a part of the ABC 15 Arizona staff ,and has been working as their morning reporter and a fill-in anchor ever since.
Although Megan is just not an actress, she appeared as a reporter and anchor within the “Different Similarities” brief comedy movie in 2013, “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales” horror film in 2014, and within the “No Men Beyond This Point” comedy science fiction film in 2015.
The PBS NewsHour is a day by day night TV information program which airs on the PBS each evening of the week – it was the primary one hour lengthy nightly information broadcast to look within the US and is standard as a result of it supplies properly researched studies on points and occasions within the nation.
The present anchor of this system is Judy Woodruff and its broadcasts are produced by the WETA TV station which is as properly a part of the PBS – throughout the weekend, they show the half hour lengthy model of this system known as “PBS NewsHour Weekend” show, for which Megan was reporting.
The program’s studios are at 4 areas – in Arlington County in Virginia, the Tisch/WNET Studios in Manhattan, and in San Francisco and Denver. The program first aired on 20 October 1975, making it 43 years previous.
Personal life and relationships
Megan is a kind of individuals who maintain their private issues to themselves and don’t take pleasure in sharing the main points of their love life with the general public. There is nothing recognized about her previous and current affairs, and she or he by no means mentions something on her social media platforms both as she stays in strictly enterprise relations along with her followers and viewers. Megan seems to be single in the mean time, hasn’t married and doesn’t have any youngsters.
Likes and different pursuits
Megan loves spending her free time along with her household, and being outside and in nature, together with taking her golden retriever Penelope for lengthy walks.
Appearance and web value
Megan is at the moment 45 years previous. She has lengthy blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 8in (1.73m) tall and weighs round 141lb (64kg).
According to authoritative sources, Megan’s present web value is estimated to be near $1 million, whereas a mean wage of an individual working for the ABC 15 station is alleged to be round $43,000 per yr, however clearly she earns greater than that!
You know you’ve made it when your face is close to an Oscar-award winner. ?? So cool to be included within the #VYT #Alumni banner at their #Phoenix stage. I spent many months of my highschool years working round this house and the folks right here taught me a lot. Support the humanities! pic.twitter.com/Hp6ZrRE3N4
— Megan Thompson (@MeganABC15) April 20, 2019
Social media presence
Megan is kind of lively on a number of social media platforms – she launched her Twitter account in August 2011 and has to this point gathered over 3,300 followers and tweeted round 9,500 instances. Her Instagram account is adopted by greater than 1,000 folks, whereas she’s uploaded practically 180 footage – she has a Facebook web page as properly, which is adopted by round 3,200 folks.