ABC15 Arizona is pleased to welcome Marc Thompson to ABC15 Weekend Mornings. Marc will be joining Nohelani Graf on the anchor desk in mid-June.
Thompson graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a degree in broadcast journalism. Before joining ABC15, Thompson worked in television news in Sacramento, California, Grand Rapids, Michigan and his hometown, Indianapolis.
Thompson is an award-winning journalist. He won 1st place for live breaking news in Indiana with the Associated Press and the Indiana Association of Broadcasters Spectrum Award. Thompson has also been honored with an Emmy nomination for live breaking news.
“I’m excited to be part of a station where serving the community is a natural part of the culture,” said Thompson. “I’m looking forward to meeting great people, telling their stories and experiencing Arizona’s amazing weather.”
“Marc’s priorities throughout his career have combined great journalism and establishing deep community roots,” said ABC15 Arizona News Director Mark Casey, “His inquisitive nature and positive outlook are a great combination for a weekend morning news anchor.”
When he is not working, you can usually find Thompson at the RC flying field. “Airplanes, helicopters and drones,” said Thompson. “I love anything that flies.”
It’s easy to connect with Marc Thompson directly on Twitter at @marcthompson.
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