KARE Adds WeatherNation To Subchannel

The Gannett NBC affiliate in Minneapolis will air the 24/7 weather diginet on its ch. 11.2.

Gannett NBC affiliate KARE Minneapolis (DMA 15) will broadcast WeatherNation TV on its subchannel 11.2. WeatherNation TV is a 24/7 all-weather news format.

“Creating the best partnerships so our viewers win is what our job is all about and this proven team is tops,” said KARE President-General Manager John Remes. “WeatherNation Chief Meteorologist

Paul Douglas helped KARE launch into the forefront of weather coverage with his 3D graphics and backyard weathercasts in the 1980s. Now we get to team our alum with Belinda Jensen, Sven Sundgaard and Jerrid Sebesta.”

“KARE 11 is the gold standard of local broadcasting, with a long, rich history of first-rate journalism, NPPA award-winning photographers and exceptional weather coverage,” said WeatherNation TV’s Douglas. “Their commitment to viewers is unequivocal — and we are proud to be launching WeatherNation on a station with such a strong commitment to storytelling and community.”

WeatherNation’s all-meteorologist staff uses the latest forecasting technology in combination with graphic displays to help viewers understand the in-depth story behind the weather

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