John Carroll

WVLT | Knoxville, Tennessee
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Local 8 Weather meteorologist and Local 8 News reporter

I am proud to be part of the Local 8 News and Weather team and excited to working and living in East Tennessee. To say I am well- traveled would be an understatement; I’ve worked in almost every corner of the country, from Alabama to Arizona and Colorado to Connecticut.

I have a passion for forecasting the weather and have the Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association and am a member of the American Meteorological Society. In 2010, I was awarded the “Certificate of Excellence” for Broadcast Meteorology by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.

I love getting out in the community. School visits are a high priority and I’ve written two children’s books about the weather, “The Adventures of Robbie the Raindrop” and “Wally the Weather Detective”. So, if you’d like to “talk weather” with me at your school, let me know.

I also be report a few days a week, so I’m looking forward to seeing your community and having fun learning about the culture and history of East Tennessee and meeting as many folks as possible. If you have some stories you’d like to share with me and our viewers, I’d like to hear from you.

In my spare time I enjoy driving around exploring the area. So, if you see me, don’t hesitate to come up and say “hello”. Meeting new people and getting to know what you care about is what I am all about.


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