Ann Thompson

Reporter & Midday Host

With more than 20 years of journalism experience in the Greater Cincinnati market, Ann Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her reporting. She has reported for WKRC, WCKY, WHIO-TV, Metro Networks and CBS/ABC Radio. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2011 A-P named her “Best Reporter” for large market radio in Ohio. She has won awards from the Association of Women in Communications and the Alliance for Women in Media. Ann reports regularly on science and technology in Focus on Technology.


She has reported from Japan and South Korea, Germany and Belgium as part of fellowships from the East-West Center and RIAS.



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bioLOGIC
4:00 am
Mon February 11, 2013

bioLOGIC is bigger and open for business

bioLOGIC is a life science incubator in Covington.
WVXU

A Covington life sciences incubator is expanding and area developers are looking forward to it attracting more related companies.


When bioLOGIC moves in its newest start-up companies in March, the old dance hall, turned lab and office space, will triple its size. Managing Director Keith Schneider shows off the bigger conference room.

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Anna Louise Inn
4:15 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Cincinnati is next stop in Anna Louise Inn decision

Anna Louise Inn
WVXU

Both the Anna Louise Inn and the company suing it are claiming victory in an appeals court ruling Friday.

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Focus on Technology
5:31 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Growing life science companies

BioLOGIC, a life sciences accelerator in Covington
Ann Thompson WVXU

BioLOGIC, Covington's life sciences accelerator, is expanding. Not only do city leaders hope to fill the space but they are counting on the bright ideas and talented workforce to help lure other life science companies to the area. Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology."


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Racino
2:47 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

What to do with the Lebanon Raceway?

The Lebanon Raceway will move when the racino opens in 2014, leaving the site vacant.
Lebanon Raceway

Warren County leaders have some big decisions to make about how to fill the soon to be vacated Lebanon Raceway.

With the Miami Valley Gaming racino on track to open in early 2014 in Turtle Creek Township, (Union Rd. and St. Rt. 63) a Warren County planning committee is starting to examine how to fill the space Lebanon Raceway no longer will. The 93 acre Warren County Fairgrounds is owned by the taxpayers and Commissioner Dave Young says he wants to make sure they get their money's worth. There are many possibilities. He likes an equestrian center.

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Pumped Up Reds and Their Fans Deflate
3:29 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Sports Reporting

Sports Reporting
Pumped Up Reds and Their Fans Deflate
Reporter: Ann Thompson

Feature 1:
Reds Players Talk About Playoff Pressure

Feature 2:
Waiting to Clinch

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