Over the past few years, female journalists are equally responsible for the expansion of television news and media. Among them, Holly Thompson is a nine-time Emmy Award-winning reporter who has been working for Channel 4 News since 1997. She is a morning and noon anchor and was recently awarded the title Hendersonville Woman of The Decade.
There is no exact information about Thompson's birthdate and her family background. She grew up in Nashville and attended Tennessee State University. There she graduated with a degree in mass communications in 1994. Further, she joined Georgetown University and earned a degree in political journalism.
Over Twenty Years of Married Life
The beautiful reporter who seems to be in her mid-40s is a married woman. She tied her wedding knot with Lee Lynch, a native of Hendersonville, in 1998. Holly first met her husband when she moved to the area in 1997. She hasn't revealed additional details, but it seems they are having the best time of their life.
At present, Lee works as the director of Restoration Operations at Intex Contracting Inc. The couple teaches Sunday school at Long Hollow Baptist Church.
Holly and her spouse has been married for 22 years as of 2020. The couple has two sons named Joshua (older) and Jaden (younger). Both kids are interested in sports, especially soccer. Joshua plays for his college team and has won several top-state awards.
Holly, as a morning and noon anchor, has less time to spend with her family. However, she and her spouse manage to make time for their kids. The couple frequently visits to watch their kids' soccer games. During the weekend, the family of four travels to exotic places as well.
How much is Holly Thompson's Net Worth?
The WSMV anchor, Holly Thompson, has an estimated net worth of over $2 million as of 2020. She has been working for the Channel News 4 since 1997. Holly has more than twenty years of working experience in the journalism field. She earns an annual salary of over $88,568, which is similar to former wsmv reporter, Bob Sellers.
As a nine-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, Thompson is one of the most recognizable faces of Channel News 4. The average salary for morning anchors ranges somewhere between $24,675-$38,943 per year. Well, in some cases, the payment can increase up to $62,871. Holly is also a motivational speaker for various business groups and Christian conferences.
Awards and Recognition
Apart from Emmy's, Thompson has won multiple Associated Press Awards. Not only is she famous on television, but Holly is renowned in her community as well. As an ambassador for Hendersonville, Thompson is very active in community service. Additionally, she has volunteered for multiple events for the Hendersonville Chamber.
In February 2020, the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce gave her the title of Hendersonville Woman of The Decade. She particularly works for children's education and human rights. She and her husband are also active in charity and donations.
Further, Thompson once hosted the Heroes in Heels Fashion Show Fundraiser in October 2019. The show was done to help the victims of breast cancer survivors. Well, Holly is the spokeswoman for the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition. Additionally, in 2000, Holly was awarded the Young Alumni Achievement Award.