Johnny Archer

NBC 5 Weekend Anchor and Reporter




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    Johnny Archer anchors NBC 5 News weekend evenings, Saturday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. and also reports. He joined the NBC 5 News team in May 2014.

    Before coming to North Texas, Johnny was a reporter at WHAS-TV in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was the weekend anchor and a weekday reporter. His career has taken him to many places around the United States like Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Kentucky, Indiana and now Texas.

    He has covered a variety of stories from icy road conditions and floods to the deadly March 2, 2012 tornadoes in Indiana.

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    He has also done work as an investigative reporter looking into why families were allowed to live in deplorable conditions as well as the effect of abandoned homes on a Louisville neighborhood.

    He's also reported on the Kentucky Derby and flown with the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels.

    Johnny is a Temple University graduate and originally from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.

    He believes journalism is not just a career, but also a way of life and a civic responsibility. He has a passion for education and tries to use his role in the community to inspire kids to achieve their dreams.

    In Johnny’s spare time he enjoys exercising, watching stand-up comedy and Formula One motor racing.