Anne Thompson is an American journalist, currently, working for NBC News as a Chief Environmental Affairs correspondent. As a news correspondent, she has covered many events and reports on Tonya Harding in Portland, Ground Zero on 9/11, and many others. Further, she had covered straight 38 days on the resignation of Pope Benedict and the election of Pope Francis. Additionally, not to confuse with Anne Thompson who works as an entertainment journalist and editor at Large at IndieWire.
In addition to that, she reported on geographical difficulties and politics of reporting environmental news since 2007. In the same year, she has been diagnosed with cancer which she has written the blog on her cure on NBC ‘The Daily Nightly’. Let us scroll down to know more information on her personal life, career, and net worth.
Caption: The Environmental Affairs correspondent, Anne Thompson.
Anne Thompson: Bio, Family, Education
Having a successful career, Anne’s basic information like personal details on her birth year or birthday is missing in the media. Further, there is no information on her parents, or early life as well. However, we do know that she was born in the United States of America to American parents. She grew up along with sister, Mary Thompson.
Regarding her education, she attended the International School of Brussels in Belgium. She joined the University of Notre Dame and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in American Studies.
Congratulations to my dear friend @MMcFaddenWNDU on her retirement!! pic.twitter.com/TwlJ8Nvzoy
— Anne Thompson (@annenbcnews) March 15, 2019
Anne Thompson: Career & Life Achievements
She began her journalism career in 1979 serving for WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana, till 1983. Following that, she became a consumer reporter for NBC affiliate KSDK-TV, Saint Louis, Missouri from 1983-1986. Then she shifted to Detroit and worked at NBC affiliate WDIV-TV from 1986-1997.
In 1997, NBC News hired Anne as its National correspondent. Later in 2005 to 2007, for the network, she became Chief Financial correspondent, then she covered issues on the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina and the Martha Stewart trials. Then she promoted to Chief Environmental correspondent in April 2007 and covered many economic and environmental issues. Further, she covered the 2010 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the Catholic Church. Additionally, she has also traveled to South Korea to report from Pyeongchang winter Olympics in 2018.
— Anne Thompson (@annenbcnews) October 12, 2018
She received two Gerald Loeb Awards for business journalism in 2004 and 2006 respectively for ‘The Jobless Recovery’ and ‘The Katrina Effect’. In 2017, she garnered an award ‘Rachel Carson Award’ by the Audubon Society for covering reports on the BP spill and climate change.
Anne Thompson: Personal Life & Husband
As stated above, the journalist has not revealed information on her personal details. The secretive reporter has not availed her information on her personal life or love life. However, it is believed that she is possibly single at the moment.
Anne is one of those celebrities who do not prefer to be in the center of attention through her personal details. Also, she does not want to be involved in controversies or rumors.
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Anne Thompson: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
As a recognized American journalist, she must have earned a handsome salary from her career. However, there are no exact details of her salary or earnings. But according to the Sources, NBC News pays quite a considerate amount to their employees. As a result, her net worth has an estimation of above $600 thousand.
She has a personal and verified account on Twitter @annenbcnews with 14.7k followers. But she does not seem to be active over different social media like Instagram and Facebook.
— Anne Thompson (@annenbcnews) February 11, 2018