Bob Nunnally has been a well-known personality in Central Ohio for more than 25 years in TV and radio.
He is the morning meteorologist on NBC4 Today and NBC4 Midday. Bob, who is a member of the National Weather Association, received the certificate of broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University, after extensive course work and a training workshop in Birmingham, Ala.
Nunnally has also served as an entertainment reporter for the station, screening and reviewing new movies as well as conducting satellite interviews with many television and movie stars.
Bob broadcasts live weather and broadcasts from many Central Ohio events throughout the year. Before becoming a full-time employee at NBC4, he was the first 10 O’Clock weathercaster in Columbus on the WB 53 Ten O’Clock News from 1994 until the newscast ended in 1997. Before that, he was a substitute weathercaster for NBC4.
Nunnally was the afternoon personality at Sunny 95 (WSNY-FM) radio for 14 years beginning in 1983. He also served as station assistant program director and music director at various times. He served in the same capacity from 1977 until 1983 at WNCI, where he also co-hosted a public affairs program entitled “FYI: Columbus,” which spotlighted community events and organizations.
Nunnally has served on the boards of Life Care Alliance, the North Columbus YMCA and the Arthritis Foundation, who honored him for hosting their telethon, the Jingle Bell Run and various other projects throughout the years.
He has hosted events for SERTOMA, MDA, the Heart Association, The Cancer Society, The Columbus Zoo, CODA, The Central Ohio Lung Association, Very Special Arts, United Cerebral Palsy, The Children’s Hospital Foundation and others.
Bob enjoys going out to elementary schools and talking to the students about staying in school and weather. He also enjoys going to D.A.R.E. functions and graduations.
Nunnally, whose hometown is Marion, resides in Westerville, with Sammie, the wiener dog, and Scully the cat (named for Dana on the X-Files).
He reads a lot and writes poetry, short stories and is working on a novel. Bob has been a comic book collector since his dad bought him a copy of a comic of Superman’s pal, Jimmy Olsen, when he was 4 years old.
Food: Grilled salmon, pizza, barbecued ribs and most things chocolate
Movies: The Bishop’s Wife, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Thin Man, Superman, What’s Up, Doc, Blazing Saddles, A Night at the Opera, Raising Arizona, O Brother Where Art Thou, Rear Window, Citizen Kane, Field of Dreams, It’s a Wonderful Life, The Philadelphia Experiment, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Cheaper by the Dozen, Topper, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, The Matrix, Back to the Future
Books: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Asimov’s Foundation Series, A Tale of Two Cities, The Fountainhead, The Universe Between, Kingdom Come, A Christmas Carol, Nero Wolfe, John Grisham, Peter David, Alice in Wonderland
Music: Santana, Destiny’s Child, Steve Winwood, Al Jarreau, Dave Koz, Gino Vanelli, Amy Grant, Luther Vandross
Hobbies: Writing, collecting comic books
Sports: NFL football, pro tennis, college football, racquetball
Travel Destination: The Bahamas
Ohio/Central Ohio Place: Hocking Hills
NBC Show: Law & Order (all three versions)