Rebecca Thomas

Rebecca Thomas

Anchor/Reporter

Rebecca Thomas joined FOX 7 Austin in September of 2015 to anchor FOX 7 News at 5, 6, 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 1960s and 1970s 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.'

The latest from Rebecca Thomas

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FOX 7 Discussion: President Trump’s executive orders

There are many questions about these new executive orders, including if the president can legally do this and how they will be funded. Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Glenn Smith with Progress Texas join Rebecca Thomas to talk about this in greater detail.

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FOX 7 Discussion: Spike in domestic violence

Julia Spann with SAFE Alliance joins Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to talk about what services are available for you if you are struggling or in a dangerous position.

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FOX 7 Discussion: 2020 Census concerns

Travis County GOP Executive Director Brian Ruddle and Ed Espinoza, executive director of Progress Texas, join Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to talk about the concerns about the 2020 census's accuracy due to the cut schedule.

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FOX 7 Discussion: Texas considers ways to reduce gun violence

Shootings in the last year, including the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, has Texas state lawmakers considering ways to reduce gun violence. Gyl Switzer, the executive director of Texas Gun Sense, joins Rebecca Thomas to share her ideas and insights.