Jared Thompson joined Spectrum News May 2018 as a Fayetteville bureau reporter.
Before he moved to North Carolina, he spent two years working in Topeka, Kansas at KSNT News as a multimedia journalist and a weekend/fill-in anchor.
Jared is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and went to school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he majored in communication studies.
During his time in Kansas City, Jared was a news intern at KMBC 9 News. He also wrote for his university's newspaper team, UNEWS, covering various topics for the UMKC family to read.
In his spare time, you can catch him trying new places to eat, shopping or exploring fun things to do in North Carolina.