Kilee Thomas

Kilee Thomas joined the KQ2 team in January 2020 as a multimedia journalist.

Title: Multimedia Journalist

Kilee Thomas is a multi-media journalist from Salt Lake City, Utah.

She joined KQ2 in January 2020 after graduating from the University of Utah (Go Utes) with a B.S. in Communication, emphasizing in journalism.

When Kilee’s not in the newsroom or chasing down her next story, she’s planning her next vacation destination. She taught English in China for five months where she camped on the Great Wall of China, climbed the Avatar Mountains and recently got back from the Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. If you see her around town, share with her your favorite local shops and restaurants in St. Joe!

Recent Posts by Kilee Thomas

5th annual "Coffee for a Cure"

“You look at it as a $5 cup of coffee that you buy, but then the auxiliary matches it, so it’s actually a $10 donation. It’s really awesome,” said Archdekin.

Going behind the screens; a Virtual Academy update.

“I feel like even though they are not in front of me, I’ve still developed that connection,” said Wilkinson.

Two-day flood relief distribution event for Southside flood victims

Thursday is the last day for the flood relief distribution. The event begins at 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the hazmat building at 312 W. Colorado Street.

139th Airlift Wing holds groundbreaking ceremony for new flight training facility

“It puts us on the map to be the tactical airlift leaders in reference to support the nation's call, as well as the state's call,” said Colonel Mark Roehter, 139th airlift wing mission support group commander.

SJSD honors bus trainer for bus safety week

“If you love kids and wanna work with kids, this is one of the most gratifying jobs you’ll ever have in your life,” said Aspey.

Rappelers scale down Hillyard Building for 3rd annual "Over the Edge" event

“It’s nervous until you get out the window. Once you get out there and start going down, the adrenaline kicks in,” said Todd Joe, Rappeler.

SJSD wraps up first week of hybrid learning

“I think it went as smoothly as we can expect,” said Dr. Doug Van Zyl, SJSD Superintendent.

Car crashes through house and into neighbor's house

“You know, I got here, I turned the corner and I was shaking at the wheel. I was crying. I got out of the car and I didn’t know what to do because this is my home,” said Silligman.

MoDOT begins major Belt Highway resurfacing project

“It’s pretty rough. They need to fix it,” said Gary, motorcyclist.

SJSD's nutrition services prepare for hybrid students as community continues to face food insecurity

“We do see a need in the community," said Brian Tarr, SJSD Director of Nutrition Services, "there is some concern that some students may go without meals."

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