Kayla Thompson

Kayla is a reporter for WTVA.

Title: Reporter

Kayla is a reporter for WTVA from Brandon, Mississippi. She is a recent honors graduate of Jacksonville State University 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 also was the host of JSU's most well-known campus radio show "Kayla Corine at 10," which is also an iTunes podcast.

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.

Contact her at kthompson@wtva.com.

Recent Posts by Kayla Thompson

Skilled To Work: Precision Manufacturing and Machine Technology

A program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is teaching future machinist how to create anything with metal.

Clay to Bronze: Sculptor honors female veterans and longtime friend

Artist, sculptor and WTVA's general manager, Jerry Jones, is completing a sculpture to honor female veterans.

Skilled to Work: Local business offers job opportunity to veterans

A local business has created an initiative to help military veterans find a job and make transitioning back into civilian life much easier.

Skilled to Work: Truck drivers learn at NEMCC

A program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is preparing new truck drivers through a six-week course.

Local organization fights back against bullying

Wear It Well, Inc. is working to stop the bullying crisis in schools.

Local senior citizens taking advantage of NextAge help

Many senior citizens in Lee County are taking full advantage of a new service that helps them perform daily tasks.

Prentiss County firefighters respond to mobile home fire

A mobile home went up in flames early Wednesday morning in Prentiss County.

Mooreville teen awarded medal for Puerto Rico aid

A Lee County student is being praised for his efforts to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Man charged with arson after American Furniture blaze

Jason Doss is accused of starting the fire at American Furniture.

Firefighters respond to Tupelo house fire

Tupelo firefighters responded to a house fire on South Highland Drive Friday morning.

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