Johnny Archer is a reporter/anchor for NBC10. You can watch his live news coverage weekdays and weekends.
Archer joined NBC10 in December 2021 and is passionate about giving a voice to those who feel they are not being heard. As a reporter, he desires to tell truthful stories that inspire others to be better. Johnny aspires to connect and build relationships with Philadelphia residents.
“I love the people of Philadelphia,” he said. “I might be a little biased because Philly is my hometown, but I think Philadelphians are some of the greatest people in the world.”
Prior to joining NBC10, Archer served as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor at Miami sister station WTVJ NBC 6. Prior to that, Archer worked at KPVI-TV in Pocatello, ID, WHAS 11 News in Louisville, KY, and NBC 5 KXAS in Dallas, TX. He has covered various noteworthy stories, but his most memorable one entails flying with the US Navy Blue Angels in an F/A-18 Hornet.
Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Johnny attended Downingtown High School and Delaware County Community College. Archer received his bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media from Temple University. When he’s not covering news, Johnny enjoys cycling and adventuring outdoors. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and enjoys volunteering at local community events.
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