Dillon Thomas serves as a weekend night anchor, and weeknight reporter, for 5NEWS.
Dillon has a passion for finding the hidden stories, exposing corruption, and breaking local news.
Dillon is a Heartland Emmy nominated journalist, and the recipient of the Denver Press Club’s Damon Runyon Storytelling Award. He was recognized at the Denver Press Club’s 2014 gala, alongside national Runyon Award winner Katie Couric.
Growing up in Aurora, CO, Dillon began his journalism career at Smoky Hill High School. He later enrolled at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Technical Communications, with a minor in Political Sciences. While in college, Dillon bounced between sports and news journalism.
In 2013, Dillon worked in The White House as a politics reporter. He later returned to Colorado to work as a sideline reporter for the NBA’s Denver Nuggets.
During his free time, Dillon can be found playing basketball, watching the NBA, rooting for the Denver Broncos, or scanning through social media.
Dillon believes everyone has a story, let him tell yours!
Follow Dillon on Twitter: @5NEWSDillon