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Bill Karins is an NBC Meteorologist, reporting across several NBC platforms including NBC News and MSNBC. He regularly serves as meteorologist for NBC’s “Early Today” and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and NBC’s “Weekend Today” every Saturday morning. He has also made appearances as the weather anchor on “NBC Nightly News,” “TODAY,” and “Dateline” and he even reported on-site from the inaugural “Winter Classic” hockey game in Buffalo for NBC Sports. Karins has been with NBC since 2004.

Prior to joining the NBC team, Bill served as a Meteorologist at WOFL in Orlando. It was there that he covered Hurricanes Charley, Jeanne, Frances and Ivan.  Before that, he spent time forecasting winter storms as Meteorologist at WABI in Bangor, Maine. Prior to that, he served as Meteorologist at WCTI in New Bern, North Carolina, where he reported on Hurricanes Bertha and Fran in 1996, as well as Hurricane Bonnie in 1998. Bill began his career at KSNT Topeka, KS, where he served as Meteorologist, Environmental Reporter and Tornado Chaser. 

A native of Albany, New York, Karins currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.

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