News Producer - Sean Freeman
Sean is a storyteller. He graduated from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale with a Bachelors in Cinema and Photography with a Minor in History in 2016.
He has directed four films, written many plays and screenplays, and has had the chance to act on stage as well. His stories often focus on interpersonal relationships and as he works with the News team he hopes to bring his passion for connection and communication to tell the stories of those in the community.
During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, writing, reading, acting, playing video games, and making homemade pizza.
ANCHOR - Scott Beadle
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.
ANCHOR - Jennifer Lindgren
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.
Meteorologist - Todd Nelson
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 Fox 21 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.
Meteorologist -Cassie Kleven
Cassie was born and raised in Minnesota where she graduated from St. Cloud State University in 2015. During her time there, she was the chief meteorologist for UTVS and interned with the morning news team at KARE 11 in the Twin Cities. After graduating, Cassie moved to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where she was the morning meteorologist with WLUC TV6 News in Marquette. While working in the U.P., Cassie enjoyed covering the numerous lake effect snow events as well as working closely with the National Weather Service. Outside of work, Cassie enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter on one of Minnesota’s many lakes.
Meteorologist - Alyssa Triplett
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.
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