Bob Mueller: Celebrating 40 years at News 2


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — For four decades, Middle Tennesseans have invited Bob Mueller into their homes as they tune in to watch News 2 at night.

His journalism career has spanned decades of countless newscasts, big breaking news and weather stories, community events, political debates and conventions, Titans playoffs, Predators playoffs, and the list goes on.

  • 1982: Editing with Ken Wilson
  • 1982: Covering George Jones dispute about weaving in traffic on I-65
  • 1983: Bob, Nancy Mueller, Jessica Etz and John Seigenthaler Jr. recording "Stand by Your Man" and "One Day at a Time" in Gatlinburg
  • 1984: First year anchoring with Anne Holt, reporter Jim Gilchrist on set
  • 1985: Logging some hours in a Piper Warrior during a cross-country trip over Tennessee and Kentucky
  • 1985: Pre-newscast discussion with long-time co-anchor Anne Holt
  • 1986: Nashville billboard with Bob & Anne
  • Bob and Anne Early Anchoring Days
  • 1987 ish Headshot
  • 1988: Davis Nolan, Anne Holt, Bob Mueller, Cyndee Benson and Steve Phillips
  • 1988: New news set
  • 1989: Food to Families Reverse Parade at Centennial Park benefiting The Second Harvest Food Bank
  • 1990 Bob in Tokyo
  • 1992 Clinton Inauguration
  • 1992 Clinton Inauguration 1
  • 1992 Sam Davis Home Tour
  • 1992: Hometown Tour visits Ft. Campbell, Kentucky
  • Early 90s Golf Tournament
  • 1993: Hometown Tour visits Waverly
  • 1994: First Lady of Nashville Andrea Conte
  • 1994 Bus Bench Promo
  • 1995-winter-storm
  • Bob News Director
  • Bob Mueller and Charlie Daniels
  • 1995: Bob and Lisa Patton launch Hometown Tour
  • 1995 London nonstop flight
  • 1996 Golf Tourney
  • 1998 Second Harvest Reverse Parade
  • 1999-vols championship
  • 1999 Vols Championship
  • 2000-SUPER-BOWL
  • 2000-nfl-fan-experience
  • 2000-RNC
  • al-gore-2000
  • 2002-911-remembrance
  • 2002-bob-and-photog
  • 2003 Titans Playoffs San Francisco
  • 2007-emmy
  • 2012-stuff-the-bus
  • 2012: Hands on Nashville Day. Bob and Chris Bundgaard cleaning at Buena Vista School
  • 2012: Bob and Anne getting "show ready" in the makeup room
  • 2014-cma
  • 2015-behind-the-scenes
  • 2016-smasshville
  • 2016: Lisa Patton, Samantha Fisher and Bob gearing up for the nightly newscast
  • 2016: Anne & Bob in Knoxville reporting on the passing of UT Legend Pat Summitt
  • 2016: Bob and photojournalist Boyd Sadler bringing live reports from the devastating Gatlinburg Wildfires
  • 2016: Bob, Neil Orne and Dawn Davenport at the Nashville Christmas Parade
  • Awarded the first Lifetime Moustache Achievement award by Southern Gentleman's BMC
  • 2016-dolly-parton
  • 2016: Bob and Bruce Dobie Super Tuesday Results Special on News 2
  • 2016: Golfing with members of the National MS Society
  • 2017: Round 1 Predators in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
  • 2017 Nashville Town Hall
  • 2017-let-freedom-sing
  • 2017 Eclipse Coverage
  • 2017: Nashville Christmas Parade
  • 2017: Michaels and Mueller on 104.7 The Zone
  • 2019: Bob and Neil Orne at Gaylord Links
  • 2019: Bob guiding newsroom interns practicing for the Mayoral Debate
  • 2019 Bob and Scott Hamilton
  • 2019: Bob interviews Fmr. President Jimmy Carter while the Carter Work Project progresses in the background
  • 2019 News 2 Gots Guts Team
  • 2020: Bob 2020: Bob shows off an empty newsroom as the station introduces social-distancing guidelines amid the COVID-19 Pandemicshows off an empty newsroom as the COVID-19 pandemic sends co-workers home - someone has to man the phones
  • Bob Through the Years
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Bob Mueller co-anchors News 2 at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Additionally, he hosts the Sunday political show “This Week with Bob Mueller.” Now he has officially been with News 2 for 40 years – CONGRATS!

During this time, Bob’s reporting skills have earned him numerous honors and distinctions. He is a 10-time Emmy Award-winning journalist and a member of the Silver Circle. The list does not stop there. Check out more of his outstanding achievements here.

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