William J. “Bill” Karins (born April 14, 1974) is an American meteorologist. He reports weekdays for NBC’s Early Today, MSNBC‘s First Look, Morning Joe, Jansing and Company and CNBC. Prior to being named NBC Meteorologist Karins was one of the original meteorologists for the now shuttered NBC Weather Plus. He is MSNBC and NBC News Chief Meteorologist. From 2009 to 2012, Karins had been the meteorologist on Weekend Today on Saturdays.
Karins was born in Albany, New York. Prior to working at NBC, he was a meteorologist at KSNT in Topeka, Kansas and at WTCI in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Additionally, he also worked with former Maine State Representative Chris Greeley in Bangor for WABI-TV.