John Carroll And Eric Oren Join KTVZ Bend

John Carroll (l) and Eric Oren

News-Press & Gazette’s NBC-Fox affiliate KTVZ Bend, Ore., has made two additions to its weather team: John Carroll and Eric Oren. They will make their on-air debut the first week of August.

John Carroll comes to Central Oregon with more than 30 years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist. He has worked at stations from California to Connecticut, Bozeman to Birmingham, and has first-hand knowledge of almost every weather phenomenon. He is a certified Wildfire Weather Forecaster, maintains the Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association and is a member of the American Meteorological Society.

In addition, Carroll has written three children’s books about the weather. “I can’t wait to meet students and staff at area schools and would be honored to come by for a visit.”

Eric Oren is a Central Oregon native, and a 2006 graduate of Bend Senior High School. He’s an honors graduate of the University of Denver and studied filmmaking at NYU. He has spent over a decade as a professional entertainer and media professional across the country, his career took him to Chicago and New York City. He returned to Bend in 2019 and most recently hosted a morning radio show in Central Oregon.

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