NEWS@KJNBTV.COM

 

2400 E Highland Dr,

Jonesboro, AR 72401

870-333-1075

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Scott Beadle

KJNB Anchor


Scott is from Big Sky Country -- the beautiful state of Montana.

He got his start in TV news at his hometown NBC station, working as a reporter, producer, and anchor.  Some of his most memorable assignments there include going on a Big Sky Honor Flight with World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.; a rockslide that shut down the Beartooth Highway, the famous scenic road to Yellowstone National Park; and a colorful four-way U.S. Senate race.  He has also anchored for stations in Florida, Louisiana, and Utah.

Scott graduated from Wheaton College in the west suburbs of Chicago, playing on the ice hockey club team and several intramural teams, as well as singing in the Men's Glee Club.​

When he's not at the office, you might find him watching a football or hockey game, at the gym, on a hike, or planning his next international adventure.

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Anne Imanuel

KJNB Anchor

 

Anne is from Ft. Myers, Florida and has worked at TV stations all across the Sunshine State. Most recently she was an anchor in Tampa. She's also anchored in Tallahassee, Gainesville, and worked as a reporter in Ft. Myers. 

Her work has been recognized by several first place awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.

​Anne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida and was inducted into the UF Hall of Fame.

Anne is committed to volunteering and has dedicated her time to a number of organizations including the American Cancer Society and animal rescue groups.

She has her very own rescue best friend! He’s a Pomeranian-poodle mix who she tries to spend as much time as possible with. Anne also enjoys reading, going to the gym (ok, she doesn’t love the gym but she goes anyway!), and traveling with her husband, Michael.

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Jennifer Lindgren

KJNB Anchor

 

An experienced reporter and anchor whose career spans more than 15 years in broadcast news, Jennifer believes in the importance of local journalism. 


After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, she landed a job as a multimedia journalist in Sherman, Texas. She's worked as an anchor and reporter in cities large and small, including Dallas, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; and Columbia, South Carolina. She's traveled around the nation, and even overseas, telling stories that matter. 


Jennifer's work has been recognized along the way. She's the recipient of two regional EMMY awards for reporting, an Edward R. Murrow award for writing, as well as awards from the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.  


In her free time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and young daughter.  

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Susie Martin

KJNB Meteorologist

Susie is passionate about communicating the science of weather. Susie began her career in the Fall of 2005 after graduating cum laude from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Meteorology/Mathematics.   As a seasoned meteorologist, Susie specializes in broadcast weather as well as consulting meteorology.  Susie grew up in Costa Rica and is bilingual (English/Spanish).  She is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and is on the bilingual CBM reviewing panel for the American Meteorological Society. 

In her spare time, Susie enjoys traveling (especially to the national parks), camping, singing, and cycling. Most of all, she loves spending time with her husband, son, and dog. 

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Sam Ryan

Meteorologist


Sam’s love of weather began when he was 12 years old during a severe weather outbreak at his family’s cabin in northern Minnesota. Back then, many years before cell phones, the only tool of information was the battery-powered radio. He remembers that day the whole family was so afraid, unsure if during this outbreak the cabin would be hit by a tornado? He recalls sitting inside the cabin at the table, with a map, listening for storm reports; and then pinning the location of each report in an attempt to track the storms–something nowadays every radar app can easily do. Thankfully the cabin was spared that day. However, according to Sam, there were many tornadoes reported nearby, and he did see a large funnel form and lower off a wall cloud just across the lake. He explains it was his first time seeing anything like it and that it was both majestic in beauty and yet horrifying in power. Sam said the fear from that experience was like the match that lit this flaming desire to know more about the weather and eventually serve others the best he could as a meteorologist.

In addition to his love of weather Sam also enjoys sports and played collegiate basketball during his first two years at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. He then finished his degree in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota and a certificate in Meteorology from the Graduate School. He then later obtained the National Weather Association Seal of Approval and has been working as a broadcast Meteorologist for over 15 years. When he is not working, he is usually spending time outdoors, off on some adventure with his beautiful wife, their son, and their two dogs.
 

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Todd Nelson

KJNB Meteorologist

Todd earned his meteorology degree from St. Cloud State University and moved to Duluth, MN to cover lake effect snow storms along the shores of the coldest and deepest of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior. Soon after, he became Chief Meteorologist at a start-up station in Duluth, KQDS FOX21 News. Here he successfully created and launched the weather brand for the station that was Emmy nominated for best newscast in the Upper Midwest for 2007 and 2008. During his time in Duluth, he could have been heard giving weather reports to various local radio stations, seen in the local newspaper with his daily weather column, and surfed on the web with his daily weather blog. Todd’s passion for weather is clearly displayed during his on-air reports.

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Alyssa Triplett

KJNB Meteorologist

 

Alyssa was raised in Minnesota where she fell in love with all four seasons and took her love of math and science to the University of North Dakota where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science.

Away from the green screen, Alyssa loves to spend time outdoors, whether that is hitting the lakes on her boat or skiing in the winter months. She has two dogs, Aspen and Phoebe, that she adores and loves to bring along on her adventures.
 

 

Sara Doan

KJNB Reporter

Sara is a Little Rock native and a graduate of Little Rock Central High School. After high school, she went on to earn her degree from the University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism and New Media. Sara has ties to Northeast Arkansas, both of her parents are graduates of Arkansas State University. Sara is a big sports fan, and loves the Ole Miss Rebels.

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Bethania Baray-Harrison

KJNB Host

Bethania joined the KJNB-TV team in August of 2022 as the TV Host/Community Engagement Coordinator. She is the host of the feature segment “This Is Home Today”. 

Previously, Bethania was the Director of Education and Civic Programs at Opera Memphis. While at Opera Memphis, Bethania designed and facilitated new community programs, including new partnership with HBCUs, local Latinx organizations, and music academies. 

She hosted a bilingual children’s opera show called “Mijo Milan” which featured her toddler, Milan, as they explored the world of opera through the eyes of children. Her work garnered well-earned praise and was recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree in the Memphis Business Journal in 2022.

Originally from Mexico, Bethania is also one of the Spanish language anchors for Northeast Arkansas News en Español. 

Bethania holds a Master of Music from the University of Arizona and a Bachelors of Music Education from New Mexico State University.   
 

Kelley Lenzen

General Manager

kes@kjnbtv.com

 870-333-1075

Jeffrey T. Griffin 

Media Consultant

jgriffin@kjnbtv.com

870-360-6639

Jerry Richards 

Media Consultant

jrichards@kjnbtv.com

731-267-5727

Brad Morgan

Production and 
Promotions Director

bmorgan@kjnbtv.com

573-300-8278

Jannelle M. Forbes

Media Consultant

jforbes@kjnbtv.com

918-863-7621

News Department

news@kjnbtv.com

870-333-1077

870-333-1075 (News Tips)

Courtney Winston

KJNB Reporter

cwinston@kjnbtv.com

870-679-9245