Anne Thompson | University of Portland

Anne Thompson

Anne Thompson, NBC News’ Chief Environmental Affairs correspondent since 2007, has traveled the world in that capacity, reporting on pollution, alternative fuels, global warming, land usage, and new technologies, among many other topics. She has also been the network’s chief financial correspondent and national news reporter, and was an award-winning reporter for WDIV-TV in Detroit and KSDK-TV in Saint Louis. She began her broadcasting career at WNDU-TV in Indiana, after her graduation from the University of Notre Dame. At the invitation of University president Father Bill Beauchamp, C.S.C., Thompson will deliver the University’s 2014 Commencement Address.