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Jeremy Kappell

Jeremy Kappell

Jeremy Kappell (born September 23, 1970) is an American meteorologist based in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. He is the former meteorologist at WHEC-TV in Rochester, New York. [1] [2][3]


Jeremy Kappell graduated from Floyd Central High School. He went on to attend Purdue University where he studied atmospheric science.

In the Media

On Friday January 4, 2019, during WHEC-TV's evening broadcast, Kappell stated "Martin Luther Coon Park," when referring to a downtown Rochester park named after the slain civil rights leader. [1]


Citation Linkcbsnews.comTV meteorologist fired after apparent on-air MLK slur
Jan 8, 2019, 10:28 PM
Citation Linkwashingtonpost.comMeteorologist fired for using racist slur for Martin Luther King Jr., says it was an accident
Jan 8, 2019, 10:28 PM
Citation Linkfacebook.comJeremy Kappell on Facebook
Jan 8, 2019, 10:29 PM
Citation Linkchange.orgI Stand Behind Jeremy Kappell
Jan 8, 2019, 10:45 PM
Citation Linkinstagram.comJeremy Kappell on Instagram
Jan 8, 2019, 10:47 PM
Citation Linkcnn.comNew York meteorologist fired after using racial slur on air
Jan 8, 2019, 10:53 PM
Citation Linktwitter.comJeremy Kappell on Twitter
Jan 9, 2019, 1:25 AM
Citation Linktwitter.comJeremy Kappell's birthday is on September 23, 1970
Jan 9, 2019, 1:28 AM