Cameron Thompson Biography and Career Life

Cameron Thompson, a seasoned reporter and anchor, is an integral part of CBS 6’s news team since January 2019. Prior to joining CBS 6, Thompson had an illustrious career in Washington, D.C., spanning several years.

In April 2016, Thompson became a prominent face on DCW News at 10, contributing to its successful launch. Before that, he served as a dedicated reporter and anchor for WNEW 99.1 FM in Washington, D.C., focusing on covering the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.

During this period, Thompson also contributed as a freelance reporter for WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., showcasing his versatility and commitment to journalism. His journey in the media industry began as a reporter and anchor with Radio NL in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Throughout his tenure in Washington, D.C., Thompson has covered a wide range of significant events, including the 2012 Derecho, the disappearance and search for Relisha Rudd, and the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death, including the subsequent protests and trials.

His dedication to reporting has earned him several prestigious awards from the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association (CAPBA), with accolades such as “Best Reporter” in 2015, in addition to being a valuable contributor to Edward R. Murrow and CAPBA award-winning entries.

Thompson’s educational background in Broadcast and Media Communications, Radio from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, has undoubtedly strengthened his foundation in the industry.

Beyond his journalistic endeavors, Thompson is well-versed in serving as an announcer and emcee for various sports events, award shows, and galas. His engaging and commanding presence adds another dimension to his multifaceted career.

Though born in La Jolla, CA, Cameron Thompson was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which has significantly influenced his passion for news reporting and anchoring, particularly with a focus on the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.

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