Anne Thompson, Chief Environmental Correspondent, NBC News
April 11, 2008
Anne Thompson was named NBC News' chief environmental affairs correspondent in April 2007. She will report on such issues as alternative fuels, global warming, land usage and new technologies for all NBC News broadcasts including "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today," on MSNBC, and online at msnbc.com. Since March 2005, Thompson has been chief financial correspondent reporting on financial and economic news for NBC News. In 2006, Thompson received the prestigious Gerald Loeb award, and she was part of the "Nightly News" team that won the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Journalism award and the Emmy award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. In 2004, she was awarded the Gerald Loeb award for distinguished business and financial journalism for series of reports that aired on "Nightly News" on the jobless economic recovery. She was also nominated for four business and financial news Emmys.