Jeremy Thomas is an award-winning multimedia journalist for KTRE. He joined the team in June 2020 and is excited to come home.
Jeremy is an East Texas native. He grew up in Sabine County and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and History.
Prior to joining KTRE, Jeremy worked for a sister station, KXII-TV in Sherman, Texas and Ardmore, Oklahoma for nearly five years. His worked covered parts of North Texas and Southeast Oklahoma as a news reporter, weekend sports anchor/reporter and morning news anchor. During his time, Jeremy helped KXII win “Best Sportscast” in 2019 from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, “Best Sportscast” in 2018 and 2017 presented by the Arkansas/Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters and “Best Long-Form Sports Programming” in 2016 from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters.
One of his favorite quotes comes from the poet Mary Oliver: “Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” For Jeremy, those are not only words to live by, but they apply to how he approaches each story, as well.
If you have a story idea or just want to say “hello,” feel free to email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Attoyac Bayou runs through several East Texas counties and is listed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as being impaired due to its E. coli levels. The levels need to be managed and lowered in order to be removed from that list.
The Beauregard Parish Electric Cooperative, which serves seven parishes, says as of Tuesday, out of the nearly 43,000 customers, less than half have power. But crews from across the country and right here in Deep East Texas are helping to change that.
COVID-19 paused elective procedures, including screenings for diseases like breast cancer. Many healthcare facilities are starting to offer those services again, but doctors worry many are not coming back for their screenings.
An East Texas man passes away after an accident on a roof. Hours before, he had stopped by a local restaurant, where the owners created a sandwich just for him. Now that sandwich is named after him with proceeds going to his family.