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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.

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Recent Posts by Kayla Thompson

Skilled to Work: Automotive technology at ICC

The automotive technology program at Itawamba Community College is helping drive technicians into their futures.

Skilled to Work: Medical pathways program

A free program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is preparing leaders to become the face of medical facilities.

Skilled to Work: Culinary arts at ICC

A program at Itawamba Community College is cooking up the next batch of culinary artists.

Skilled to Work: Nursing assistant program

Itawamba Community College is developing certified nursing assistants (CNAs) through a 10-week program.

Skilled to Work: Robotics

Students at Northeast Mississippi Community College are staying tech-savvy through a robotics program.

Skilled To Work: Industrial Maintenance

A state-funded program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is allowing students an opportunity to further their careers for free.

Skilled to Work: Furniture manufacturing

Employees in the furniture manufacturing industry in north Mississippi are finding long-lasting careers.

Skilled To Work: Precision Manufacturing and Machine Technology

A program at Northeast Mississippi Community College is teaching future machinists 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.

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