Bob Yarbrough


Bob Yarbrough is a 30+ year broadcasting veteran who’s covered east Tennessee news since 1997.  Bob currently hosts “Yarbrough,” a talk show heard weekdays from 10am until noon on  NewsTalk 98.7, WOKI.  He can also be heard anchoring newscasts each weekday afternoon.
Before joining NewsTalk 98.7 in 2015, Bob spent nearly 22 years as an anchor/reporter at WVLT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Knoxville, most of that time as the morning and noon news co-anchor.  Bob was born in Mississippi and attended Mississippi State University.  He currently lives in Knoxville with his two daughters and two golden retrievers.

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TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

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TENNESEE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR February 1st – February 28th Are you hiring? We’re hosting a virtual job fair and can help you fill positions with qualified candidates.

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NewsTalk 98.7 is proud to be a part of Project Shine! We’ve teamed up with VolunteerMatch to encourage you to donate your TIME this holiday season!

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Due to circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be unable to host our annual Off The Record event at the Bijou Theatre in 2020. We have a new date scheduled for April 20, 2021.