WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- In a story we first brought you in July, a group of students from Kentucky built and sent off a weather balloon, and it was supposed to… continue reading ›
Bethany Thompson joined the WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Team in May 2015, seven months before her graduation from Middle Tennessee State University. She is a senior and is studying mass communications focusing on multimedia journalism.
Born and raised in Knoxville, Bethany has Southern hospitality and Big Orange in her blood. She became interested in communications in 2012 and has studied film, production and journalism.
She lived in Chattanooga before coming to MTSU and worked on her school newspaper, The Communicator. She also worked at the NBC Affiliate WRCB as a production assistant from 2013-2014 where she learned even more about how the wonderful world of news works.
Bethany was an anchor and senior reporter for MT10News for her first semester at MTSU and is now the news director. She was also a reporter and studio producer from 2014-2015 for WGNS, the CBS affiliate radio station in Murfreesboro.
When Bethany isn’t chasing down a story, you can find her chasing waterfalls, reading a book or thrift shopping in the local area.
Bethany loves to email, so if you have a story to be told you can reach her at BThompson@wbbjtv.com.
CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- Hundreds of kids went down the rabbit hole this morning in Crockett County, taking a stand against child abuse. The kids were grooving early Friday morning, prepping… continue reading ›
WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Deputies say a suspect is on the run after a woman flees to a local church for help. After hours of searching for the man, deputies are… continue reading ›
HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A West Tennessee sheriff's office is gearing up for its largest fundraiser ever. The event will benefit two sisters who lost their family and their home… continue reading ›
CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- Congressman David Kustoff made his way to West Tennessee this Good Friday to visit with community leaders. Carroll County leaders gathered to listen to Kustoff, who… continue reading ›
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Two schools in Weakley County closed their doors Thursday morning after an ammonia leak at a local co-op. Students from Martin Primary and Elementary schools were sent… continue reading ›