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Kayla Thompson

Kayla joined WTVA in 2018.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
kthompson@wtva.com.

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

Tupelo residents prepare to stay at home

Tupelo residents made last-minute preparations to stay at home per the governor’s orders.

Shannon residents react to power being restored

Residents in a Shannon neighborhood are happy their power was restored after they say their landlord shut it off days ago.

Minor changes to Aberdeen's executive order

The Board of Aldermen meeting ended in heated discussion over how Aberdeen will tackle this crisis.

Telemedicine works to flatten the curve

A local cardiologist is using a telemedicine process to see patients and stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Steady business for Tupelo 2 Go

Tupelo 2 Go keeps rolling through this pandemic.

Sharing the Tupelo spirit

A local pediatrician is working to spread the Tupelo spirit she received.

Unemployed workers battle application process

District 5 State Senator Daniel Sparks provides tips for filing for unemployment.

Tishomingo residents work to rebuild following tornado

Tishomingo residents are trying to rebuild following Tuesday's tornado.

Barbers cut through Coronavirus concerns

Business is steady for barbers as concerns rise over the coronavirus.

Small businesses adapt to coronavirus

Small businesses in Tupelo are feeling the effects of COVID-19.

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