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

East Texas farmers, ranchers counting the cost of last week’s winter storms

  East Texas electric cooperatives helping each other restore power in service areas

  East Texas plumbers, city officials give tips on reintroducing water into your home

  ‘These guys are heroes:’ Community rallies around Diboll utility workers

Ice, snow accumulations damage property in Angelina County

Officials with Deep East Texas electric companies speak about rolling blackouts

  State Rep. White crafts bill requiring paper trail for all electronic voting machines

Deep East Texas electric companies prepare for forecasted winter storm

Deep East Texas shelters prepare for extreme cold

Thieves steal $3,000 in equipment from vehicles at Lufkin business

SETX Regional Operations Center launches COVID-19 vaccine website

WATCH: State Rep. James White’s proposed HB 1553 would evaluate veterans courts

  Carthage city leaders plan all-abilities park near Panola College

  Rep. White files bill to allow volunteer emergency personnel to carry handguns

Diboll Junior High students help renovate restrooms

  Big Thicket National Preserve begins issuing free feral hog trapping permits

  State Rep. White discusses bills filed for legislative session

Sheriff’s office starts investigation after elderly Jasper man found dead at home

Lufkin animal shelter faces shortfall with Vetting Fund

  Salvation Army of Lufkin reopens facility for homeless population

Lufkin assisted living home receives second round of COVID-19 vaccine

East Texas Food Bank hosts drive-thru produce distribution in Lufkin

  SFA nursing students administer doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Funeral service held for second of three Sabine County firefighters

Plans underway for accredited firefighter training facility, program in Deep ETX

Area fire crews pay respects to fallen Sabine County volunteer firefighter

  ‘Unsung heroes:’ School custodians battle to keep kids safe from COVID-19

Long-term care facility hit hard by COVID-19 receives vaccine

  Nacogdoches rallies around officer, wife with cancer

  East Texas legislators talk about upcoming 87th Legislature