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Beloved 'Today' Weatherman
Dies at 87
Sep 5, 2021 5:45 AM CDT
Beloved 'Today' Weatherman Dies at 87
Willard Scott died peacefully Saturday morning
- Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC's “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died. He was 87. Per the AP , his successor on the morning news show, Al Roker, announced that Scott died peacefully Saturday morning surrounded by family. An NBC...
As He Reported
Live on Tornadoes,
Some Personal Bad News
in case you missed it
Mar 28, 2021 9:01 AM CDT
As He Reported Live on Tornadoes, Some Personal Bad News
James Spann was covering dangerous Alabama twister when he found out his home was in its path
- Alabamians relied this week on local reporting to keep them abreast of the severe weather pummeling their state, including a series of tornadoes that killed at least five. One meteorologist in particular not only offered coverage of the twisters—he found out while on the air that his own home...
Brad Pitt Gives
Apr 21, 2020 2:02 AM CDT
Brad Pitt Gives Shortest Weather Report Ever
Actor appears on John Krasinski's 'Some Good News' for a very brief cameo
- John Krasinski's fourth episode of "Some Good News," the show he's been hosting from home since the US went on coronavirus lockdown, featured a blink-and-you'll-miss-it weather report from none other than Brad Pitt. Watch it here or in our gallery. As E! reports, Pitt is...
Sues City, Mayor
Nov 19, 2019 7:17 AM CST
Meteorologist Fired for Racial Slur Sues City, Mayor
Jeremy Kappell claims defamation from the city of Rochester, NY, and Mayor Lovely Warren
- He's already sued the TV station that fired him for uttering a racial slur on the air in January; now a meteorologist has filed a lawsuit against the city of Rochester, NY, and its mayor. Per the
Democrat and Chronicle
, Jeremy Kappell is suing the city and Mayor Lovely...
Weighs In on Fired
Jan 10, 2019 6:10 PM CST
MLK's Daughter Weighs In on Fired Meteorologist
Bernice King doesn't think Jeremy Kappell should've been fired for on-air racial slur
- First Al Roker came to Jeremy Kappell's defense. Now the meteorologist who was fired for saying a racial slur on air has another big name standing up for him, the AP reports: Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter. Bernice King told TMZ Thursday she doesn't think the...
These Troops Go
Behind Enemy Lines
to Check the Weather
Feb 9, 2015 3:30 PM CST
These Troops Go Behind Enemy Lines to Check the Weather
Air Force's combat weathermen can make or break a critical mission
- Before US special operations forces raided the Pakistani compound where Osama bin Laden was hiding out in 2011, there was likely at least one other type of specialist with boots on the ground: a weatherman. The Air Force's SOWTs—special operations weather technicians—are some of the military's...
Weatherman Sues CBS for
Mar 19, 2012 1:15 AM CDT
Weatherman Sues CBS for Sex Discrimination
Network just wants 20-something women: Kyle Hunter
- A San Diego weatherman is suing CBS for sex and age discrimination. Kyle Hunter , who works for Fox 5, claims his job applications have been ignored by KCBS and KCAL in Los Angeles because he's not a 20-something female, reports the
. Hunter, 40, is seeking unspecified damages...
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