Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas

Reporter/MMJ

East Texas

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 jeremy.thomas@ktre.com.

Education:

  • University of Texas, Broadcast Journalism and History

Recent Articles by Jeremy

  ‘She’s just an inspiration’: Huntington ISD instructor teaches courses, life lessons from experience with cerebral palsy

  City of Crockett takes aim at revitalization

  Panola County opens Emergency Operations Center for tornado response/relief

  Lufkin First UMC hosts drive-thru prayer stations

  Salvation Army of Lufkin revives Great East Texas Food Drive

Fire destroys mobile home in Sabine County

  Texas A&M Forest Service acquires Fox Hunters Hill

  Tuesday marked National Doctors’ Day

  Hope in the midst of tragedy: Neighbors helping neighbors after destructive storm

  New funding pushes Polk County courthouse closer to restoration

  Major League anglers team up to clean Jasper Marine’s yard

  Shelby County sheriff: Man destroyed OnStar tracker after stealing patrol car

  Suspect who barricaded in sheriff’s cruiser in custody after negotiations in Shelby County

  Angelina County fair returns, runs through Saturday

Tyler County man charged in multiple Woodville break-ins

  Emergency crews respond to church fire in Polk County

  East Texas fire danger outlook affected by piles of storm debris

  East Texas bull riders dominate PBR event

Authorities investigating allegations of over-disciplining Kirbyville student-athletes

  Polk County investigation continues into chemically-laced drugs

  Retired Polk County Sheriff’s Office K9 passes away

  Angelina County officials discuss aftermath, response to winter storm

  East Texas ranchers optimistic about future of cattle market

  Courses begin at San Augustine County Career and Education Center

  Winter storm has continued impact on East Texas citrus growers

  Police investigating numerous burglaries occurring at Crockett home

  All-abilities park receives green light from Carthage City Council

  Houston County Electric Co-op warning customers of possible outages due to wind

  Crews continue water repairs in San Augustine after winter storm

San Augustine giving away water Tuesday