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.'
Now in its ninth year, the Maywald Christmas Light Display is bigger and better than ever and dazzling all who visit the property
Families in need of food assistance may struggle to put a meal on the table this holiday season because of a reported delay in processing SNAP applications. U.S. Rep Lloyd Doggett joins FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas to discuss.
A lot has happened so far in the murder trial of Kaitlin Armstrong. FOX 7 reporters Carissa Lehmkuhl and Meredith Aldis, who have been reporting from the courtroom since the trial's beginning, discuss the trial so far.
With funding uncertain, Texas school districts are working to secure their futures. FOX 7's Rebecca Thomas speaks with Ida Musgrove, executive director of the Hays CISD Education Foundation, about their plans to fund for the future.
The annual Austin Kidney Walk takes place Sunday, Nov. 12. FOX 7's Rebecca Thomas spoke with the executive director of the National Kidney Foundation serving Texas about the programs they offer to parents and families.
Austin population growth means the need for more homes. One idea to boost housing is not building new, but rather preserving old homes. Preservation Austin joins FOX 7 to discuss.
According to the CDC, each year in the U.S., 240,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from it. FOX 7's Rebecca Thomas spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Moorehead from St. David's Medical Center to learn more.
District Six council member Mackenzie Kelly joined FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas to discuss the Austin housing market.
A new report on domestic violence shows an alarming trend, rates of violence hitting near record highs last year.
Public safety was top of mind in Austin during this week's city council meetings. Agenda items were focused on creating solutions to problems affecting the city. Council member Mackenzie Kelly joined FOX 7's Rebecca Thomas to discuss.