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Nathan Tannenbaum

Nathan Tannenbaum joined our Advisory Board as Media Advisor in August 2019 having followed JOI’s development from its early days, hosted interviews on Channel 8 News with Kenny and members of the JOI team, and attended our functions.  An accomplished flutist, Nathan is a strong supporter of the arts and arts education in Southern Nevada.  He’s well-known for his school visits and hosting numerous charity and corporate functions throughout the community.


Nathan Tannenbaum has been a popular television and radio personality since arriving from Colorado in 1989. Known for his signature bow ties, he’s been named Best TV Weather caster in the Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best of Las Vegas" issue seven times (including a run of six years in row). Nathan is a morning anchor and part of the weather team at KLAS Channel 8 NewsNow. 

Nate also has a weekly radio program called "Playing Favorites" (Wednesday evenings at 6 on KUNV 91.5FM) in which a prominent member of the community or a fun Las Vegas visitor stops by to chit-chat and play some of his or her favorite CD tracks.

You may also see Nate from time to time on two other local TV stations. He's a fill-in "on call" weather guy at Fox5. And he's also the host of KLVX Channel 10's VegasPBS Community Billboard, “Varsity Quiz,” “The Science Bowl,” and the “CCSD Middle School Spelling Bee.”

He's been married since May of 1992 to Linda Shelley, a now-retired World Champion of Synchronized Swimming, who was a featured performer in the original "Splash" at the Riviera Hotel/Casino. Their son, Guy, came into the world in March of 1999 and is the light of their lives.

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