Marsha Thompson is a veteran award-winning 6 p.m. news anchor and reporter at WLBT 
who is passionate about her work.

Marsha is a 2008 winner of the Director’s Community Leadership Award which since 1990 has celebrated those who have made significant contributions to public wellbeing and security. Marsha was presented the award by FBI Director Robert Mueller, III in Washington. She received the award for her work on the weekly series called, MOST WANTED. Her latest assignment is tackling your problems as WLBT’s “3 On Your Side” Chief Investigative Reporter. Marsha was married to the late Ed Thompson, MD, State Health Officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health. It was part of Dr. Thompson’s vision to start a public health institute in Mississippi.