Kayla Thompson

Kayla joined WTVA in 2018.

Title: Reporter

Kayla is from Brandon, Mississippi.

She was an honor graduate at Jacksonville State University in Alabama where she was a two-sport athlete.

For her work on the field, classroom and in the community, she was awarded JSU's highest athletic honor the "Eagle Owl Award."

Kayla was also the host of JSU's most well-known campus radio show "Kayla Corine at 10."

On the show, she talked about various topics ranging from entertainment, current events, politics and even interviewed many well-known celebrities.

In her spare time, Kayla enjoys spending time with family, reading and going on adventures.

She loves laughing and having a great time wherever she is and works to bring that energy to her reporting.

Recent Posts by Kayla Thompson

Skilled to Work: HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)

A local company is helping people build life-long careers in the HVAC industry.

Skilled to Work: Two events help students find careers

Two events in north Mississippi worked to help students find a possible career path.

Skilled to Work: Tupelo Academy of Cosmetology

A local cosmetology school is helping students stay a cut above the rest in the health and beauty industry.

Skilled to Work: Blue Delta Jeans

Blue Delta Jeans is using denim to connect north Mississippi to the rest of the world.

Dads, students share doughnuts at Okolona school

Okolona students shared a doughnut with the important men in their lives.

Skilled to Work: Information Systems Technology at NEMCC

A program at NEMCC is changing the way Information Systems Technology is viewed.

Lee County Board of Supervisors approve budget

The Lee County Board of Supervisors approved the 2020 budget.

Skilled to Work: Mississippi Works Career-Tech Scholars Program

A scholars program is helping community college students financially across Mississippi.

Skilled to Work: Radiologic Technology

Skilled to Work: Radiologic Technology

Skilled to Work: Hospitality management

The hospitality management program at Itawamba Community College is preparing students to find a career in a growing industry.

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