April Thompson

First At Four Anchor/Reporter

April Thompson joined News Channel 3 in 1992.

She started her news career at a radio station in Griffin, GA before moving to television stations in Montgomery and Huntsville, AL.

Along with her reporting duties, she anchors News Channel 3 at 4pm and 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

April was presented with the Tennessee School Board Association's award for Excellence in Education for her reporting.

April grew up in Atlanta and earned her degree in broadcast journalism at the University of Georgia.

She recently received her master's degree in business finance at the University of Memphis.

When she's away from work, April enjoys golf, biking, gardening and reading.

She also makes time for community service through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

When people ask her what she likes best about Memphis, she doesn't hesitate to say, "The people!"

Recent Articles

  • Neighborhoods Fighting Blight Through The Courts

    Posted on: 11:35 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 11:53pm, March 20, 2014

    Trying to get owners of problem properties to clean up
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  • MLGW Explains High Utility Bills

    Posted on: 5:04 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 10:32pm, March 13, 2014

    A combination of factors leaves some customers paying hundreds of dollars more a month
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  • Arkansas Highway Officials Grilled About Road Conditions In Last Week’s Winter Storm

    Posted on: 12:08 pm, March 11, 2014, by and

    Most people were stuck for three to four days because of an ice storm.
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  • Mall Safety: What To Do In A Crisis

    Posted on: 3:07 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 04:48pm, March 7, 2014

    Police say most people don't have a plan
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  • Homeowners Still Recovering From Winter Storm

    Posted on: 1:30 pm, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 05:37pm, March 6, 2014

    Better Business Bureau offers tips on hiring tree repair companies
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  • Memphis City Council Gets Overview Of Pension Shortfall

    Posted on: 5:27 pm, March 4, 2014, by , updated on: 05:33pm, March 4, 2014

    City at odds with firefighters union on pension plans
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  • Downed Trees Causing Problems During Winter Storm

    Posted on: 3:36 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 05:26pm, March 3, 2014

    City will clear trees that are a hazard on the public right of way
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  • Convicted Rapist Hopes To Get Confession Overturned

    Posted on: 5:36 pm, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 05:39pm, February 28, 2014

    Anthony Alliano says his lawyer coerced his confession
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  • Northside High School Supporters Begin Year-Long Fight

    Posted on: 5:09 pm, February 27, 2014, by

    Working with school district to increase student population
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  • Parents Want To Know Why They Weren’t Alerted About TB At Frayser High

    Posted on: 5:22 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 06:20pm, February 25, 2014

    Health Department says those who came in close contact with infected person notified first
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  • Greg Davis Trial Delayed

    Posted on: 12:44 pm, February 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:07pm, February 24, 2014

    The judge was supposed to decide today if he would grant a request for a change of venue
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  • City Sidewalk Crackdown Landing Property Owners In Court

    Posted on: 5:08 pm, February 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:30pm, February 21, 2014

    The city plans to take 20 property owners to court every month to get caught up on the hundreds of sidewalk cases that have fallen through the cracks.
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