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

Benedictine mass testing as students return to campus

"They told us to expect 1-3% of your population (to test positive) and that’s kinda right there where we’re at,” said Linda Henry, Vice President of Student Life for Benedictine College.

1 in 4 Buchanan County children faces food insecurity

“We’re looking at an overall food insecurity rate of 19.2% and childhood insecurity rate of 26.4%," said Blake Haynes, Second Harvest Food Bank.

SJPD asks the community to speak up in shooting death of 2-year-old girl

If you have any information, police ask you send an anonymous tip to their P3Tips website on the department's page at

1 in 4 students in St. Joseph enrolled in the virtual academy

“Online education is something that’s been growing in popularity over the course of the last several years and I see that as something that stays with us,” said Dr. Williams.

Area agencies and churches hold large giveaway for southside flood victims

“We wanted to have a centralized location where they could get most of everything they need,” said Pastor Richard Bradley, Keys Christian Fellowship Church.

Food for Kids holds back-to-school drive thru

“The neighborhood is still thinking about them,” said Kenzie Gilbert, Co-founder of Food for Kids.

St. Joseph Health Department warns time's running out for student immunizations

“We’re not going to be able to see the same quantity of people that we have in the past..." said Connie Werner, Clinic Supervisor for the St. Joseph Health Department.

Team Rubicon deployed in southside St. Joseph to muck out homes damaged by floodwater

Team Rubicon does not do work on mobile homes or trailers, but encourages the public to call them at 469-631-5753 with information on southside homes damaged by the flood.

Buchanan Co voters feel safe casting vote during Primary Election

“It wasn’t very different. There’s hand sanitizer at the door which I had some. There was a bucket of clean pens to pick up. Other than that, it wasn’t that different,” said Melissa Hile.

CAP walking the streets of the Southside, offering help to those hit by floodwaters

“As we’re walking by and you’re seeing people’s entire lives in a dumpster because of water damage," said Rachael Bittiker, Public Affairs and Community Development Director for Community Action Partnership.

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