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Kayla Thompson

Kayla joined WTVA in 2018.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist

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: Drafting, Design, and 3D Modeling at NEMCC

Students at Northeast Mississippi Community College are learning how to design our future.

Skilled to Work: Engineering at Tupelo High School

A program at Tupelo High School is working to empower a new generation of engineers.

Skilled to Work: Collision repair at Tupelo High School

A local high school is teaching students skills necessary in the workforce and life.

Skilled to Work: Homebuilding and remodeling

Homebuilding and remodeling is an industry unlike any other.

Skilled to Work: Welding at NEMCC

The welding course at Northeast Mississippi Community College is offering students a chance to build their own future.

Skilled to Work: Tiger Apprenticeship Program at NEMCC

A program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is providing students with internship opportunities.

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.

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