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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
  • Fairfax police seek to ID indecent exposure suspect

    FAIRFAX CO., VA. — The Fairfax County Police Department returned to the neighborhood of an August 4 indecent exposure incident on Wednesday hoping to identify the suspect. Detectives handed out flyers with the details of the case and a composite sketch of the suspect. Police said just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, a teenaged girl was practicing soccer at a field near Northumberland Rd. and Goldolphin Dr. in the Newington Station neighborhood. A man approached her from behind, […]

  • D.C.-area officials prepare for Sunday’s Unite the Right rally

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Law enforcement officials and D.C. government leaders said they are prepared for Sunday’s “Unite the Right” rally and the counter-protests at Lafayette Square across from the White House. The planned rally and counter-protests mark one-year since the deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va. “On Sunday, we know that we have people coming to our city for the soul purpose of spewing hate,” said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Peter […]

  • Teen charged in attack & robbery that led to fatal hit-and-run

    SILVER SPRING, MD. — A 15-year-old Montgomery County girl is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder and other charges for her alleged role in an attack and robbery that ended with a fatal hit-and-run. Ashley Elizabeth Bonilla, 15, of Silver Spring, Md. made her first court appearance on Wednesday and was ordered held without bond. She is the third person charged in connection with the incident. The charges stem from June 8, 2018, when Montgomery County police discovered […]

  • PGFD Lt. to attend wedding of man whose life he saved

    PRINCE GEORGE’S CO., MD. — A Prince George’s County firefighter will be attending the wedding of a man whose life he helped save in 2016 after the two struck up a friendship. In the early hours one morning in October 2016, Prince George’s County Firefighter & EMS (PGFD) Firefighter/Medics Damion Duncan, 45, and Michael Dugan were both on their way to work, but driving separately, when they noticed a car crash off Rt. 198 near I-95 in Laurel, Md. and […]

  • NE DC man chained himself to home in dispute with city

    A disabled, Vietnam veteran chained himself to the front door of his Northeast D.C. row home Wednesday morning in protest of what he said is an on-going dispute with the city regarding repairs to his home.

  • Ten-year-old Warrenton, Va. girl killed by falling tree

    WARRENTON, VA. — The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) said a ten-year-old girl was killed Wednesday night when a tree fell on her family’s home in Warrenton, Va. The FCSO said that first responders were called around 10:25 p.m. for a report of a tree that had fallen into a home in the 6200 block of Highmeadow Pl. and that someone may be trapped inside. When first responders got in the home, they found that the tree had fallen in […]

  • Several water rescues in Fairfax Co. after heavy rain

    FAIRFAX CO., VA. — After heavy rain in the early hours of Wednesday morning, several roads flooded around Fairfax County leading to several swift water rescues by the fire department. The Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department said it conducted six rescues after people had attempted to drive their cars through water on the roadway only to become stranded. At approximately 4:42 am today, Rescue Squad 421, Fair Oaks, rescued a stranded driver on Compton Rd over Little Rocky Run. […]

  • Silver Spring mother sentenced to 11 months for abandoning children in a van

    ROCKVILLE, MD. — A Silver Spring mother was sentenced to almost a year in prison for leaving nine of her children in a minivan for three days during December 2016. Sheri Marshall, 37, pled guilty to the charges in April 2018. On Thursday, she was sentenced to eight years in prison with all but 11 months suspended. She will be on probation for three years after she is released and would have to serve the remainder of the time should […]

  • Search continues for D.C.’s missing Liberty Bell

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over a year after it first began, the search continues for D.C.’s missing Liberty Bell. The life-sized replica bell, a gift from the federal government in 1950 following a successful savings bonds drive, used to sit on a traffic island on Pennsylvania Avenue NW in front of the Wilson building. It was moved during the redevelopment of the street and has not been seen since. When the search first began, spearheaded by D.C. Council’s public information officer […]