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Cameron Thompson is a multimedia journalist for DCW News at 10.

Thompson joined DCW News at 10 when it launched in April 2016. Prior to that, he was a reporter and anchor for WNEW 99.1 FM in Washington, D.C. covering the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. During that time he also worked as a freelance reporter for WUSA*9-TV in Washington, D.C. He started his career as a reporter and anchor with Radio NL in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Since he has been in Washington, D.C., he’s covered stories such as the 2012 Derecho, the disappearance and search for Relisha Rudd, and the death of Freddie Gray as well as the ensuing protests and trials.

He has received several awards from the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association (CAPBA) for his work, including “Best Reporter” in 2015, and was a part of several Edward R. Murrow and CAPBA award-winning entries.

Thompson received his degree in Broadcast and Media Communications, Radio from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

He also has extensive experience as an announcer and emcee for a variety of sports, award shows, and galas.

Thompson was born in La Jolla, CA, but was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He now lives in Alexandria with his wife. When not reporting, he can be found playing goal at hockey rinks, in used book stores, or checking out farmer’s markets.

Send him an email (cthompson@dcw50.com) or you can follow him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/CamThompsonDC), FaceBook (https://www.facebook.com/cameronthompsonreports/), and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/cameronthompsondc/).

Recent Articles
  • Car chase and shooting stretched for miles in PG County

    PRINCE GEORGE’S CO., MD. — Prince George’s County Police are looking for three suspects after a two car chase, that included shots being fired from one car at the other, ended in a two car crash. Police said it all started shortly after midnight on Thursday, when they responded to the area of Walker Mill Rd. and Old Walker Mill Rd. for a report of shots fired. Ten to 15 minutes later, while police were in that area looking for […]

  • Axe throwing business opens in NE DC this weekend

    A new business is holding an open house in Northeast, D.C. this weekend that brings a rural activity to the city: axe-throwing.

  • Family seeks answers one-year after man was killed

    This past Tuesday marked one year since Karl "Scoop" Sellers, Jr. was found shot in a Bladensburg apartment stairwell, injuries he would eventually die from, and his family pleaded with the public for information that would lead to the arrest of his killer.

  • Local business hires combat veterans make wooden US flags

    A business in Loudoun County that builds U.S. flags out of wood has a specific requirement for those that create them: they have to be combat veterans.

  • Marine veteran runs 31 marathons in 31 days

    A United States Marine Corps veteran, whose legs are amputated above the knee, completed his 31st marathon in 31 days in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Veterans Day.

  • Woman’s body found in Wheaton, ID’ed as missing person

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide case where a woman who had been missing was found dead behind a shopping center in Wheaton. First responders were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, and found Dania de Guerra, 21, dead. She wasn’t identified until Saturday, but police said on the scene that they suspected the body belonged to de Guerra. She had disappeared after leaving the nearby KFC that she […]

  • Woman assaulted while walking to work in Woodbridge

    Prince William County Police are investigating an assault that happened Wednesday morning in Woodbridge, Va.

  • Two found dead in Seat Pleasant house fire

    Two bodies were found in a Seat Pleasant, Md. home after an early Thursday morning fire.

  • Increased police presence at Georgetown Halloween celebration

    There was an increased presence of Metropolitan Police Department officers around the streets of Georgetown on Halloween.