Brandon Thompson Biography
Brandon is a Colorado Native and has lived in just about every area of Colorado. He comes to FOX21 News from Grand Junction after growing up in the Denver Suburbs, attending Chatfield Senior High.
He started his career at KREX 5 News in Grand Junction where he started intern during his time at Colorado Mesa University and worked his way to become the evening anchor. He is a Society of Professional Journalist Top of the Rockies award winner for his work covering a fatal mudslide in Collbran, Colorado.
Brandon has a passion for politics–covering state and local government, the 2016 presidential election, campaigns and always asking tough questions to the people we trust to run our government. He hopes his stories teach people about the decisions being made affecting their lives in a way they will care about and understand.
Brandon also believes covering things like energy, the environment, business, the economy, and military issues are vitally important for people to know about.
Don’t be surprised if you see Brandon and his a dog, Lana, out on the trails around Colorado Springs. He loves to get outside on the slopes and on the trails to enjoy everything in our great state! If you see him around, he’ll love to chat about the Broncos, Nuggets or any story people think is worth covering.
Brandon Thompson Age
Born and raised in Colorful Colorado, Brandon has been with News Channel Five for a few years now. Born in Littleton, Brandon made the move across the mountains to Grand Junction in 2011 to attend Colorado Mesa University.
While at CMU, he graduated with Bachelor’s in Sports Management and Mass Communication, that led him to intern with News Channel Five’s sports department in 2014 and news department in 2015 and he has yet to let us kick him out the door.
When he’s not working he can be found hiking his dog, watching or playing sports and enjoying the atmosphere in the Grand Valley.
With a passion for politics, Brandon can’t wait to help the Western Slope explore everything that’s going on and keeping you up to date on local elections.
If you would like to share your story with Brandon, you can reach him by email at email@example.com
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TV Talk: 2 reporters hired by Fox 21 have Colorado backgrounds
Viewers of local Fox affiliate KXRM-TV/Fox 21 might have noticed a couple of new faces during newscasts recently. That’s because the station has two reporters who debuted last week.
Reporter Courtney Fromm is from Colorado. Fromm, who grew up in Lone Tree, graduated from Colorado State University with degrees in journalism and mass communication. She interned at CBS 8 in San Diego and Fox 31 in Denver. After graduation, she took a position at CBS affiliate KLBK-TV in Lubbock, Texas, where she worked as a weekend anchor before joining Fox 21.
In her free time, Fromm enjoys spending time with her dogs, volunteering at the local animal shelter or watching “Legally Blonde.”
Reporter Brandon Thompson is a Colorado native and grew up in Denver. After graduating from Colorado Mesa University, Thompson interned at KREX 5 News in Grand Junction. While there he worked his way up to an evening anchor position and won a Society of Professional Journalists award for his work covering a fatal mudslide in Collbran, Colorado.
In his free time, Thompson likes to hit the slopes or hiking trails and enjoys following the Nuggets and Broncos.
“Because he’s been reporting in Colorado for the past couple of years Brandon already has a good knowledge base of issues facing Coloradans,” said Fox 21 news director Joe Cole. “He will also cover some local politics for us including trips to the capitol to speak with Southern Colorado legislators. Courtney’s a strong experienced reporter and will certainly be an asset to Fox 21.”
Gazette media columnist Terry Terrones is a member of the Television Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. You can follow him on Twitter at @terryterrones.
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