Jadiann Thompson reports and anchors for 41 Action News. An experienced reporter, Jadiann has been on the front lines of many breaking news events.
Her path to the anchor desk was a non-traditional one. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Ms. Thompson grew up working at her father’s landscaping business in Northwest Arkansas. Her first job out of college took her to Madrid, Spain, where she taught English as a second language.
From there, she took her first job in the television business at KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming, quickly working her way up from Multimedia Journalist, to Executive Producer/Anchor for the weekday 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Jadiann also spent time as Assistant News Director for the station.More recently she was a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at KPHO, the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was honored with a Rocky Mountain Chapter Emmy Award for an investigative report on WiFi hacking in the Phoenix area.
In her spare time, Jadiann enjoys being outdoors, especially to go horseback riding and she loves being involved in the community. Jadiann welcomes any story ideas, so if you have one let her know!