WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo) has hired former WPBN/WTOM-TV (Traverse City) news reporter Mara Thompson. Thompson joined the station on June 6.
Thompson is a 2014 graduate of Michigan State University, majoring in journalism with a concentration in electronic news.
While at MSU, she was an announcer for the Big Ten Network Student U and was an anchor and reporter for the Emmy award-winning student news program Focal Point. She also interned at WLNS-TV in Lansing, as well as WPBN/WTOM-TV in Traverse City.