Ann Thompson

Reporter & Midday Host

With more than 20 years of journalism experience in the Greater Cincinnati market, Ann Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her reporting. She has reported for WKRC, WCKY, WHIO-TV, Metro Networks and CBS/ABC Radio. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2011 A-P named her “Best Reporter” for large market radio in Ohio. She has won awards from the Association of Women in Communications and the Alliance for Women in Media. Ann reports regularly on science and technology in Focus on Technology.


She has reported from Japan and South Korea, Germany and Belgium as part of fellowships from the East-West Center and RIAS.



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Reds playoffs
5:00 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Reds players talk about playoff pressure

The Reds are going for wins in San Fransisco hoping to be in good position when they return home to Cincinnati.
  • Ann talks to Bronson Arroyo, Zack Cozart, Jose Arredondo, and Todd Frazier
  • Hear also from Chris Heisey, Wilson Valdez and Miguel Cairo in this story

Reds players are pumped to be in the playoffs this weekend, but they do feel added pressure as the stakes get higher.


As strange as it sounds pitcher Bronson Arroyo says he'll try to do a little less.

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Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri October 5, 2012

High-Tech Homework Companionship

UC's Engineering Research Center

First and second year engineering students often feel isolated when doing their complicated homework. The University of Cincinnati has a high-tech solution to get them together as Ann Thompson reports in this week’s Focus on Technology.

Politics
3:38 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Michelle Obama in Cincinnati: Vote now, Ohio

  • Listen to Ann Thompson's story on Michelle Obama's visit

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Kenton County dispatch
4:43 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Higher Kenton County tax bill causes confusion

Kenton County Judge Executive Steve Arlinghaus (in brown jacket)

More then 100 angry property owners called the Kenton County tax office today, upset about an new fee on their bill. The Judge Executive scheduled a news conference to clear up any confusion.

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Taser
12:43 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Taser report designed to prompt change in Hamilton County

file of the Howard family and Attorney Al Gerhardstein

A Cincinnati law firm representing one of four Taser victims in the past four years in Hamilton County is out with a new report it hopes will prompt police agencies to change the way they use the weapon.

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