Jeremy Kappell is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist that has been practicing television weather since 2000. A Purdue Graduate, Jeremy has the Seal of Approval of the American Meteorology Society and holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation.
A Kentuckiana native, Jeremy returned to Louisville in 2011 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 Kansas, 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.
Currently, Jeremy works for WDRB TV as a staff meteorologist and weather blogger. Recently, he was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a prestigious Emmy Award for his work on THE SUPER OUTBREAK, a five part documentary on the April 3, 1974 tornado outbreak that devastated much of the region and personally impacted his family.
An avid Hoosier Basketball, Colts Football and Reds Baseball fan, Jeremy grew up in Southern Indiana and went to Floyd Central High School. He is happily married with two young kids.
"Being a Daddy is the best thing that has ever happened to me, except, of course, for meeting my lovely wife, Lisa."