Connie Thompson

News Anchor

Connie Thompson
Connie Thompson
News Anchor
Connie Thompson is one of Seattle's broadcast veterans.

It is not a surprise that she is one of the most recognized personalities in the area given that she has been a long-time news anchor and currently produces and presents daily consumer segments for KOMO 4 NEWS at 4PM and 6PM. The award-winning journalist has been honored by consumer and community groups (local and national), for her commitment to raising consumer awareness about everything from consumer trends, privacy issues, product safety, identity thief, to real estate fraud.

In recognition of her dedication and professionalism, Connie has received numerous honors. She received the 2006 Silver Circle Award from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences and also has been honored by Women in Communications, The National Transportation Safety Administration, Totem Council of Girl Scouts and Big Brother Big Sisters of Puget Sound, which created an annual award in her name for her more than two decades of support.

No stranger to the challenges faced by caregivers, for the past several years, Connie and her sisters have been providing the emotional, social and physical support for their mother in her daily struggle with dementia.

Connie graduated from the University of Portland and has an MBA from City University in Seattle.

In her free time she enjoys golf, reading, jewelry design, gourmet cooking, and friends and family. She and her husband live in Seattle.

Recent stories by Connie Thompson

KOMO 4 TV Consumer Reports: How safe is your hospital? Consumer Reports: How safe is your hospital? (Video)
We trust hospitals to help make us well. What we don't expect is to get sick in a hospital, but every year about 648,000 hospital patients develop infections during their stay and about 75,000 die.
KOMO 4 TV Consumer Reports: Granite still a top countertop choice for durability
Kitchen countertops can cost thousands of dollars. So you want them to last for many years. There are so many choices: quartz, granite, solid surface, recycled glass. And a new ultracompact material, Dekton, sold at Home Depot and kitchen-design stores. Consumer Reports tests countertops and can tell you which will stay looking good the longest.
KOMO 4 TV Forgery thieves steal car on paper, wait weeks to remove from locked garage Forgery thieves steal car on paper, wait weeks to remove from locked garage (Photo Gallery) (Video)
How does someone steal your car- when it's still parked in your locked garage?
In Anthony Monaco's case - it was done with a forged car title. Someone stole his classic 1968 Pontiac Firebird worth tens of thousands of dollars. But the thief or thieves stole the car paper nearly 2 months before it disappeared from his garage.
KOMO 4 TV State Department bills local couple $1,100 for hurricane evacuation State Department bills local couple $1,100 for hurricane evacuation (Video)
A local couple just found out they'll have to pay more than $1,000 extra for a vacation they already took, and paid for, 10 months ago. The delayed bill involves a little-known federal law the couple would never have known about, if a sudden hurricane hadn't interrupted their dream vacation in Mexico.
KOMO 4 TV Homeowner finds hazardous wood staples in play yard wood chips Homeowner finds hazardous wood staples in play yard wood chips (Video)
On the surface- Rebecca Tichy's Tacoma backyard looks like a child's paradise. It's a big yard with a fort, slide and swing set. As an extra safety measure, Tichy and her husband just purchased 4 yards of wood chips to cushion the ground in case the kids fall. Now, they're concerned about what they found mixed in with the wood. Some of the pieces came with heavy-duty staples.
KOMO 4 TV Debt collectors garnish woman's account over someone else's parking tickets Debt collectors garnish woman's account over someone else's parking tickets (Video)
In December of 2004 Lia Young went to a local vehicle licensing agency to remove her name from the registration for her ex-boyfriend's old Jag. She kept the "Record of Sale" receipt proving she was no longer responsible. Two years later she discovered her ex had never changed the title to the vehicle.
KOMO 4 TV Does sunblock clothing work? Does sunblock clothing work? (Video)
Skin cancer is among the most common of all cancers. Sun exposure is a primary cause. Covering up when you're outside can be a critical step in prevention.
KOMO 4 TV Avoid surprises when taking animals on the plane Avoid surprises when taking animals on the plane (Video)
Record-breaking air travel this summer means an increased chance of travel hassles, and not just for human passengers. Our Problem Solvers unit is hearing from viewers who report having to fight to get their dogs on the plane- even service dogs- despite having gotten the animals pre-approved.
KOMO 4 TV Toll scam targets unsuspecting drivers Toll scam targets unsuspecting drivers (Video)
The U.S. Open is drawing more than golfers and tourists to our area. Scammers are cashing in on transportation confusion. With tens of thousands of visitors driving local highways, it's a perfect setting for a blast of official looking emails that claim some of those roads have toll charges.
KOMO 4 TV Snohomish couple sued for deceptive veterans assistance plans Snohomish couple sued for deceptive veterans assistance plans (Video)
When veterans need help with any type of benefit- there are a number of places they can go-
including a local American Legion office. The service is free. But the state Attorney General's office says Peter G. Cook and Carolyn Y. Cook of Snohomish- operating as C&C Consulting- charged thousands of dollars for help they were not qualified to give and often failed to provide.