Marlee Thomas

Marlee Thomas is a Multi-Platform Journalist and an anchor of News 18 This Morning and News 18 at Noon.

Title: Multi-Platform Journalist and an Anchor

Marlee Thomas is a Multi-Platform Journalist and an anchor of News 18 This Morning and News 18 at Noon. Marlee joined WLFI in April of 2020. She is a 2020 graduate of Ball State University with a degree in Telecommunications and Journalism.

While at Ball State, Marlee was an anchor and reporter for their on-campus news organization, NewsLink Indiana. She was a former summer intern at WLFI in 2018. During that summer, Marlee also partnered with a local online webcasting company, Walton Webcasting. Through this company, she hosted a weekly show regarding the livestock and agriculture industry. The following summer she interned at WISH-TV, specifically with Indy Style.

Marlee enjoys spending time with her family and friends. In her free time, you can find her outside on her farm. She loves going to concerts, camping, taking walks, kayaking, and riding her horse. She also enjoys taking care of her 4-year-old Australian Shepard, Dolly.

Marlee loves the Lafayette Community. If you see her out, please say hello!

Recent Posts by Marlee Thomas

Officials release ID of overnight shooting victims

A 17-year-old has been arrested for the overnight shooting in downtown Lafayette that left two people dead.

Mitch Daniels provides update after Purdue's first week of classes

Purdue President Mitch Daniels said things are going well on campus, but he is not taking anything for granted.

Franciscan Health employee painting through the pandemic

A local employee at Franciscan Health Lafayette is sharing stories of frontline healthcare workers.

Parents decide between virtual or in-person classes for children

Parents within the Tippecanoe School Corporation explain their decision when choosing between virtual classes or in-person.

Lafayette Police Department receives funding for overtime patrols

The Lafayette Police Department will be conducting overtime patrols to monitor school bus stop-arm violations.

The annual Columbian Park Zoo Run Run is going virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way Columbian Park host the Zoo Run Run 5K.

Police arrest Clinton County corrections officer for sexual misconduct

Clinton County corrections officer has been arrested for sexual misconduct allegations.

Semi crash closes parts of I-65 northbound in Tippecanoe Co.

A semi crash has closed parts of I-65 in Tippecanoe County.

Boil water advisory issued for Battle Ground

Boil water advisory for Battle Ground

Purdue students required to be tested for COVID-19 before returning

Purdue University is requiring all students to be tested for COVID-19 before the fall 2020 semester begins.

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