Angelica Thornton


Angelica Thornton
Angelica Thornton
Angelica Thornton co-anchors KATU First News at 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., in addition to reporting for the station as a KATU Problem Solver. Prior to joining KATU, Angelica worked as a reporter for WCVB in Boston, where she covered news and was a feature reporter for the weekly sports show, Patriots All Access.

Angelica spent three years as a news anchor and reporter for WFXT in Boston from 2003-2006. In addition to her duties as a weekend morning anchor for the station, she reported live from the 2004 Democratic National Convention, the Super Bowl, the Red Sox's memorable run to The 2004 World Series and the historic gay marriage vote in Massachusetts.

From 1999-2003, Angelica was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WNCN in Raleigh, NC. While in North Carolina, she covered everything from the opening of the tobacco markets to several major hurricanes, including Hurricane Floyd, the Category 4 storm that slammed into the Eastern Seaboard in 1999. Angelica also reported live from North Carolina's military bases during the start of the Iraq War.

Angelica began her career in Missoula, Montana as an anchor and reporter at KECI, and she is excited to be back in the Northwest!

Angelica is a 1996 graduate of Emerson College in Boston. She lives in Portland with her husband Bill, a political science professor at the University of Portland.

Recent stories by Angelica Thornton

Home Turkey tip: Thaw a turkey in hours, not days Turkey tip: Thaw a turkey in hours, not days(Video)
If you haven't taken that turkey out of the freezer yet, you are already waaaaay behind. So KATU's Angelica Thornton and Brian Wood tried a hack that could have you feasting on a bird tomorrow that is still frozen today.
Local Mall victim's brother-in-law reflects on the shooting Mall victim's brother-in-law reflects on the shooting(Video)
Paul Kemp's brother-in-law, Steve Forsyth, was killed in the shooting at Clackamas Town Center. He sat down with Angelica Thornton on Wednesday to discuss the latest reports released by investigators.
Home Breaking up with your hair stylist Breaking up with your hair stylist(Video)
You find someone you like, you fall in love with your locks and you're committed, right? But what if it's not working out anymore? What do you do? Do you cheat?
Inside KATU 'Jr. GRUNTs' in action 'Jr. GRUNTs' in action(Video)
Teens have all kinds of interests. Here in Portland, the environment is now becoming one of them. A local program is helping kids get outside and into nature.
Home Prince William's favorite chocolate biscuit cake
The royal family prefers McVitie's brand Rich Tea Biscuits for their chocolate biscuit cakes, but you can use any firm butter cookie. It’s a no-bake treat and it’s VERY rich. A small slice is all you need.