Jadiann Thompson is the 6 p.m. anchor at 41 Action News and also reports on a daily basis.
She is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has been on the front lines of many major news events, including the Wallow Fire, the events following the tragic shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords and the battle over immigration reform. She also traveled with the Kansas City Chiefs and followed a local contestant to Los Angeles for The Voice.
Jadiann started at KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyo., and quickly worked her way up from a courts and crime beat reporter to executive producer and anchor for the weekday 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Jadiann also spent time as the assistant news director for the station.
More recently she was a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at KPHO, the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Ariz., where she was honored with a Rocky Mountain Chapter Emmy Award for an investigative report on Wi-Fi hacking in the Phoenix area.
A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Jadiann grew up working at her father’s landscaping business in Northwest Arkansas. Her first job out of college took her to Madrid, where she taught English as a second language.
In her spare time, Jadiann enjoys being outdoors, especially to go horseback riding. She loves being involved in the community. She currently volunteers her time with the ALS Association - Keith Worthington Chapter.
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