Megan Thompson is an Emmy-award winning journalist who is happy to be covering the communities she grew up around! She watches your morning ride as the ABC15 Mornings weekday Traffic Anchor. Megan also is the leader of the Operation Safe Roads franchise where she works to cover Arizona's road safety concerns from wrong-way drivers to deadly pedestrian crashes.

The Valley-native graduated from Arizona State University, where she received her bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Megan also holds a bachelor's degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Following graduation, Megan spent a year in southern Arizona at KGUN9 before joining the ABC15 team in 2016.

When she's not at work, Megan loves spending time with her husband and family. That includes 'Henry,' a dog she rescued from Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.

You can reach Megan by email here. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook.

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