Jeremy Kappell has been a professional broadcast meteorologist since 2000. He is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. He has the Seal of Approval of the American Meteorology Society and holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation.
A Kentuckiana native, Jeremy returns to Louisville after a 4 year hiatus. During his absence, he served as the Chief Meteorologist at KSNT, the NBC affiliate, in Topeka, Kansas. While in the Sunflower State, Jeremy witnessed record breaking heat, life threatening cold, two blizzards and the most active severe weather season in the states storied history, when 187 tornados struck the state in 2008.
Jeremy was honored by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for Best Weather Special in 2009 for his recap of the 2008 storm season and for Best Weathercast in 2010 for his coverage of the Christmas Blizzard of 2009.
Prior to Jeremy's stay in Topeka, he served as a meteorologist at WHAS11 in Louisville for more than four years. He also worked for WeatherVision, a weather syndication company, in Jackson, Mississippi and for KRBC9 in Abilene, Texas. After graduation from Purdue, Jeremy interned with WLKY in Louisville in the late 90s.
While at WHAS, Jeremy started the Future Forecasters Program. As a part of this program, Jeremy visited area schools on a weekly basis during the school year and taught students about weather through interactive science experiments and demonstrations. Jeremy has visited with more than 100 schools and nearly 10,000 students to date.
An avid Hoosier Basketball and Reds Baseball fan, Jeremy grew up in Southern Indiana and went to Floyd Central High School. He is happily married with two small kids.
"Being a Daddy is the best thing that has ever happened to me, except, of course, for meeting my lovely wife, Lisa."