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

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.

No injuries in New Albany house fire

Firefighters were on the scene of an early morning house fire on Rolling Hills Drive.

Starkville man charged with capital murder for Artesia triple homicide

Clark Earl Allen, Jr., of Starkville, is charged with capital murder.

Dollar General surprises Mantachie schools with $5,000 checks

Dollar General surprised Mantachie’s elementary and high schools with a check to go towards library and literacy initiatives.

UPDATE: Electric issue likely cause of Tishomingo County plant fire

This article has been updated.

UPDATE: Plug-in heater may be cause of Columbus house fire

Fire crews battled a house fire in Columbus Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Refrigeration Supply Company up in flames after a crash, arrest made

A driver is now behind bars in Lowndes County after authorities say the person drove into the front of Refrigeration Supply Company.

Truck catches fire on I-22, no injuries

The fire happened on Interstate 22 just before Exit 73 in Blue Springs.

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