About the Younger You
with Troy Thompson
Troy joined the ABC36 team in September 2016 as Host and Executive Producer of Midday Kentucky with Troy. He is a native of Australia, with over 10 years of experience in program development, radio and TV program hosting, entertainment reporting in both Australia and for KTVX/ABC in Salt Lake City and now WTVQ.
In Australia, Troy became a international bestselling Author with his book titled Troy Thompson Guide to the Younger You, he then went on to develop his own national radio show with the same title. He appeared regularly on all three Australian network morning shows, and was the lead hair director for Australia’s Next Top Model and Project Runway. Troy operated his own group of hair salons.
Since moving to America in 2013 Troy co-hosted for Good Things Utah, the daily lifestyle program on KTVX/ABC4, Midday Utah news, and served as Co-Host for ABC4pm News. Additionally, he was creator/executive producer/host for The Younger You with Troy Thompson, a weekly health and medical show for 2 seasons. Troy has been honored with three Emmy nominations for The Younger You, a Utah Broadcasters and Society of Professional Journalists for best lifestyle show, and First Place award for his documentary, “Stein Erickson A skiing legend”, and just recently premiered his first short film “Coming Out the Movie” at Sundance Film festive in 2017.
It was a natural fit for Troy to develop The Younger You here for the Kentucky market.