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

  • 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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  • Greg Davis Wants Embezzlement Trial Moved From Desoto County

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 05:15pm, February 20, 2014

    Judge tells Greg Davis the court will first try to find an impartial jury
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  • Woman Charged With DUI In Whitehaven Crash

    Posted on: 6:58 am, February 19, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 11:38am, February 19, 2014

    A 26-year-old woman is now facing several charges in connection with Tuesday's crash that injured 11 people in Whitehaven.
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  • Eleven Hurt In Whitehaven Crash

    Posted on: 5:38 pm, February 18, 2014, by , and , updated on: 07:08am, February 19, 2014

    A 26-year-old woman is now facing several charges after Tuesday's crash that injured 11 people including several children.
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  • Memphis City Council Committee Tackles Top Issues

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, February 18, 2014, by , updated on: 05:30pm, February 18, 2014

    Street Lights, Mall Redevelopment and Kellogg's on the agenda
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  • SCS Superintendent’s District Vehicle Burglarized

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, February 17, 2014, by , updated on: 07:04pm, February 17, 2014

    Key card to school administration building was stolen, but officials say it was quickly de-activated
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  • Guns In Parks Bill Has Cities And Lawmakers Speaking Out

    Posted on: 5:18 pm, February 14, 2014, by , updated on: 05:38pm, February 14, 2014

    Cities could lose right to decide the issue
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  • Veterans Taking Claims Against Memphis VA Medical Center To Next Level

    Posted on: 5:52 pm, February 13, 2014, by

    They are calling for congressional action
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  • Consultant Investigates Memphis’ Rape Kit Backlog

    Posted on: 2:46 pm, February 13, 2014, by , updated on: 06:18pm, February 13, 2014

    Veronica Coleman-Davis expects her work to take a couple of months
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  • Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis Appears In Court

    Posted on: 5:34 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 07:15pm, February 12, 2014

    He faces three embezzlement charges that could get him 10 years in jail
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  • Man Arrested After Selling Stolen Cars On Craigslist

    Posted on: 5:19 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 07:12pm, February 11, 2014

    Police say the cars were stolen and didn't belong to the seller
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  • Citizen Code Enforcement Volunteers Set To Help City Fight Blight

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, February 10, 2014, by , updated on: 07:00pm, February 10, 2014

    They will be the eyes and ears in the fight against blight
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