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

Fall armyworms are causing damage in fields throughout the Midwest

“This is the first year of a big infestation."

Veterans interested in agriculture encouraged to attend upcoming workshop

A program at Purdue University will be offering an upcoming workshop for veterans interested in agriculture. The workshop is an opportunity for veterans to learn about agricultural careers and opportunities.

COVID-19 Grants for Indiana Specialty Crop Growers

Starting Wednesday, COVID-19 grants will be available for specialty crop growers through the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. A Tippecanoe County specialty crop grower explains why he’s applying for the grant and what it could mean for the future of his business.

Exploration Acres opens new sunflower maze

All of the family-fun activities at Exploration Acres, including the new 10 acre sunflower maze, make the farm part of agritourism in Indiana.

Mitch Daniels explains the ‘consequences’ for unvaccinated students

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels explains the requirements unvaccinated individuals have to follow.

Indiana agricultural commodities showcased at State Fair

Three organizations offer different food but strive to reach the same goal of educating the public.

Perfect time to purchase fresh Indiana sweet corn

It's a tradition for Hoosiers to purchase fresh sweet corn in the summer. The owner of Prairie View Farms Produce says August is the ideal time to buy large size sweet corn for freezing and canning.

Farmers encouraged to monitor corn for Tar Spot disease

"Generally we're not usually seeing this until late august or September, but this year it's kicking up early."

Livestock shows underway in new coliseum at Tippecanoe County Fair

New coliseum, show arena and AstroTurf create new experience for 4-H members showing livestock.

Shortened stay for swine at Tippecanoe County Fair

Tippecanoe County 4-H members will notice a change regarding how long swine can stay at the fairgrounds. The 72-hour recommendation from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health will be implemented this year.

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