ABC News plus local and regional news provided exclusively by Bob Yarbrough of channel 8 , WVLT TV. Weather provided exclusively for our coverage area by Todd Howell, Chief Meterologist for channel 10.

Todd Howell

Todd Howell grew up in Gaffney, South Carolina, Home of the Peach! Despite a love of weather dating back to his elementary school days, Todd studied business administration and marketing at University of Georgia, Athens, receiving his degree in 1987.

Three years later, after working in computer sales, Todd decided to pursue a career in what he loved-weather. He returned to school at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi, and, in May 1993, received his Masters degree in geo-science, in the Broadcast Meteorology program. While attending Mississippi State, Todd took a position as a weekend weather anchor at WTVA-TV, Tupelo, Mississippi.

In June, 1993, following graduation from the masters program, Todd joined WBIR-TV as a staff meteorologist. In 1996 he was named Chief Meteorologist. He is a member of the National Weather Association.

Todd resides in Knoxville with his wife, Leigh, and their sons, Walker, Davis, Nolan and Stewart. In their time together, the family enjoys camping.

Bob Yarbrough is a 30 year broadcasting veteran, who's covered east Tennessee news for the past 17 years.  He spent the majority of that time as the co-anchor of the morning and noon news on WVLT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Knoxville.  

Bob grew up in Louisville, Mississippi, and still has family in that area.  He began working in radio while in high school and continued working as a deejay while attending Mississippi State University.  In addition to Louisville and Starkville, Mississippi, Bob has worked at radio stations in Huntsville, Alabama, and Jackson and Meridian, Mississippi.  He began his television news career at WTOK in Meridian, he worked at WVLT from 1997 until 2013.

Bob spends most of his free time with his two young daughters and the family's golden retriever.  He can also be found on the golf course quite often.  He and his girls live in Knoxville.
Listen to Bob's Local News every weekday morning from 6 AM to 9 AM

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