Jadiann Thompson Biography
Jadiann Thompson is an American Emmy award-winning anchor who is currently working at 7NEWS where she serves as the weekday anchor of the 5:30 p.m, 6:30 p.m, and 9 p.m newscast. In addition, she joined the 7News team in June 2015.
Jadiann Thompson Career
Prior to joining the 7NEWS team, she worked at KSHB TV the NBC affiliate in Kansas City where she served as a weekday anchor of the 6 pm newscast and as an evening newscasts reporter. She also served as a multimedia journalist who ran her own camera while reporting and her most memorable moment was when she anchored the 6 pm newscast with stories as pitched, shot, wrote, and edited. In addition, while she worked in Kansas City, she was honored with two Emmy awards including one for the best anchor in the region and another for her piece on the FCC considering loosening restrictions on in-flight cell phone use.
Before she worked at KSHB, she also worked at KPHO-TV in Phoenix, Arizona where she served as a fill-in anchor and multimedia journalist. Her first Emmy award was for a report she did on WiFi hacking. While she worked in Phoenix, she covered the Jodi Arias trial and the country’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff, Joe Arpaio. In addition, she heavily reported on immigration reform and spent almost two weeks on the front lines covering Wallow Fire which is Arizona’s largest wildfire in state history.
Furthermore, Thompson began her television career at KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming, and first joined the KTWO team as a multimedia journalist. Not long after, she was promoted to serving as an executive producer and main anchor of the station’s 5 pm, 6 pm & 10 pm newscasts. In addition, she has also served as an assistant news director at 7NEWS. While she was in Madrid, Spain, she taught English as a second language and in 2007, she graduate with a broadcast journalism degree from the University of Arkansas.
While she was in college, she interned on Capitol Hill for Congressman John Boozman who is now a United States Senator.During her leisure time, she enjoys being involved in the community, riding horses, and spending ample time with her family.
Jadiann Thompson Salary
Thompson earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jadiann Thompson Net Worth
Thompson has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Jadiann Thompson Age
Thompson was born on March 22, 1984, in Arkansas City, Kansas United States. She is 38 years old as of 2022, and she celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of March every year.
Jadiann Thompson Height and Weight
Thompson stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Jadiann Thompson Family
Thompson likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Jadiann Thompson Husband and Children
Thompson has not disclosed her relationship status as she is very private with her personal life. However, this information will be updated when available.
Jadiann Thompson Surgery
In March 2021, Thompson went through an ACL reconstructive surgery on her knee thus she took a week off work so that she can recover.
Jadiann Thompson Social Media Platform
Thompson is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 16k followers on Twitter 18k followers on Instagram and 22k followers on Facebook.