With more than 30 years of journalism experience in the Greater Cincinnati market, Ann Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her reporting. She has reported for WKRC, WCKY, WHIO-TV, Metro Networks and CBS/ABC Radio. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2019 and 2011 A-P named her “Best Reporter” for large market radio in Ohio. She has won awards from the Association of Women in Communications and the Alliance for Women in Media. Ann reports regularly on science and technology in Focus on Technology.
She has reported from India, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Belgium as part of fellowships from the East-West Center and RIAS.
Regional theme parks are considering selling off property to raise capital. Cedar Fair and Six Flags are in the midst of a cash burn of $25 million a month with attendance dropping due to COVID-19.