Katie Thompson Bio, Wiki, WCVB-TV, Age, Education, Height, Family, Husband, Children, and Career

Katie Thompson Biography/Profile

Katie Thompson is a skilled American journalist currently working at WCVB-TV. She is the Traffic Anchor and Transportation Specialist for NewsCenter 5’s top-rated EyeOpener weekday newscasts (4:30-7:00 AM).

Thompson covers the region’s critical transportation and commuter news such as breaking stories on travel and infrastructure. Previously, she was a general assignment reporter for NewsCenter 5 since February 2017.

Katie Thompson Age| Birthday

How old is Thompson? She is around 35 years old as of 2023. Her age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.

Katie Thompson Education

Thompson graduated from Hofstra University in Long Island where she studied broadcast journalism

Katie Thompson Height|Weight

She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs.

Katie Thompson Family

Thompson is a native of New England who was born and raised in Kennebunk, Maine, in the United States, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Katie Thompson
Katie Thompson

Katie Thompson Husband|Married

She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she is in a relationship or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Katie Thompson Children| kids

Thompson likes to keep his/her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Katie Thompson Career

Thompson is a native of New England who was born and raised in Kennebunk, Maine, in the United States. She started her journalism career in Boston more than a decade ago as a production assistant. She is proud to work in a city she calls her second home.

Prior to WCVB, Thompson reported for sister Hearst station, WMTW, in Portland, Maine. During her tenure, she covered everything from Maine politics to a series on the sustainability of a shrinking Moose population. In addition, she was lucky to cover two Red Sox World Series and three Patriots Super Bowl victories, the ultimate job perk for a Boston sports fan. Thompson spent two years in Abilene, Texas working for KRBC-TV as a reporter, producer, and weekday anchor before moving to Portland.

Thompson graduated from Hofstra University in Long Island where she studied broadcast journalism. During her free time, she loves to spend time with her family in Maine and her extended family in Massachusetts.

Katie Thompson WCVB-TV

WCVB-TV, also known as channel 5 is a television station in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The station is affiliated with ABC and owned by Hearst Television. Its studios are located on TV Place in Needham, Massachusetts, and its transmitter is located on Cedar Street, as well as in Needham, on a tower that is shared with several other television and radio stations. The nearby Manchester, New Hampshire, is considered part of the Boston media market, making WCVB-TV part of a nominal duopoly with WMUR-TV or channel 9, that city’s ABC affiliate; however, the two stations maintain separate operations.

WCVB currently broadcasts 43 hours, and 55 minutes of locally produced newscasts each week; with 6 hours, and 35 minutes each weekday, five hours on Saturdays, and six hours on Sundays. It operates an Aérospatiale AS350B helicopter entitled “Sky 5” that is live broadcast capable. In addition, the station shares resources with the two other ABC affiliates in the state for statewide news coverage throughout Massachusetts: WLNE-TV in New Bedford and WGGB-TV in Springfield. Notably, WCAP in Lowell runs audio simulcasts of portions of WCVB’s morning and evening newscasts on weekdays.

Moreover, WCVB’s newscasts are titled NewsCenter 5, and the station’s sports segments are likewise branded as SportsCenter 5. The weather segments were similarly branded as WeatherCenter 5 before 2001. The station is believed to be the only local station permitted to use the SportsCenter name, owned by ESPN, for its sportscasts, owing to its ownership by Hearst and affiliation with ABC, along with its use predating ESPN’s 1979 existence.

Katie Thompson Salary|Net Worth

Thompson has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.

Katie Thompson Social Media Platforms

She is active on all social media accounts and often posts on her platforms. She has over 12.8k followers on Twitter, 24k followers on Facebook, and 13.9 k followers on Instagram.

WCVB-TV Colleagues

Frequently asked questions about Katie Thompson

Who is Katie Thompson?

Katie Thompson is a skilled American journalist currently working at WCVB-TV. She is the Traffic Anchor and Transportation Specialist for NewsCenter 5’s top-rated EyeOpener weekday newscasts (4:30-7:00 AM).

Is Katie Thompson Married?

She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she is in a relationship or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Katie Thompson Live?

Thompson has not revealed information regarding her current residence. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *