Rebecca Thomas joined FOX 7 Austin in September of 2015 to anchor FOX 7 News at 5, 9 and 10 p.m. - with veteran Austin journalist, Mike Warren. Originally from Southern California, Rebecca came to Austin from Phoenix, where she worked as an anchor and reporter for the ABC affiliate and then the CBS affiliate.
Journalism runs in Rebecca's blood. Her grandfather was the editor of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner in the 1960's and 1970's and her uncle is a retired photographer and photo editor for the Los Angeles Times.
Rebecca has embraced everything about Austin - enjoying its vibrant, local food and music scenes. An avid explorer of the great outdoors, you can find her kayaking Lady Bird Lake and hiking Austin’s trails with her three pound puppies.
You're never too young to start volunteering and making a difference in the lives of others. Just ask some of the students at Round Rock High School and Bluebonnet Elementary.
DACA recipient and Deeds Action Fund co-executive director Claudia Yoli Ferla and Rob Henneke with the Texas Public Policy Foundation join Rebecca Thomas to talk about why the Trump administration is seeking to end the program and what impact that could have in immigration.
Glenn Smith with Progress Texas and Travis County GOP communications director Andy Hogue join Rebecca Thomas and Texas Democratic Party communications director Abhi Rahman and Republican Party of Texas chairman James Dickey join Marcel Clarke to discuss the November 2019 election results and how they could be previewing 2020.
Travis County GOP communications director Andy Hogue and Progress Texas communications manager Tara Pohlmeyer join Rebecca Thomas to discuss the vote on a resolution that will start the process of the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler joins Rebecca Thomas and Mike Warren to discuss Project Connect, a long-term vision for transportation in Austin
At Baldwin Elementary School in South Austin, not only does the campus have a mindfulness coach, but also a mindfulness room to help kids relax.
P-Tech is a collaboration so that in addition to earning their diploma this year's Navarro Early College High School freshman class of 68 students will get a chance to earn an associate's degree in either UX design or computer programming.
DPS Officer's Association president Lt. Richard Jankovsky joins Rebecca Thomas to discuss the lawsuit filed in Travis County against the Texas Department of Public Safety over its new policy on waistline requirements.
Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Royce Brooks, executive director of Annie's List, join Rebecca Thomas to discuss a new Quinnipiac University poll and what sets Warren, Biden and Sanders apart from the rest.
Tara Pohlmeyer with Progress Texas and Travis County GOP communications director Andy Hogue join Rebecca Thomas to discuss recent developments in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.