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Brittany Boyer joined WNEP in July 2013. You can catch her doing the weather on the weekends and reporting news during the week.

Growing up outside of Philadelphia, Brittany always knew she wanted to work at a local news station. She made her first stint at the green screen and the anchor desk in high school being involved in her school’s morning show.

Brittany graduated from Penn State University with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and English.

From there she landed a job at Accuweather. While there she presented weather forecasts across North America.

After getting a taste in the weather field, Brittany moved to her next job in DuBois, Pa. She worked for WJAC-TV for two years as the stations northern tier reporter and fill-in weather anchor.

Brittany is happy to be back closer to home and at WNEP. When she is not working in the newsroom or weather center, she is working toward receiving her Meteorology degree from Mississippi State University.

During her free time she enjoys working out, skiing and trying new recipes in the kitchen. When time allows she enjoys traveling to Canada to visit her family in Montreal.

Brittany.Boyer@wnep.com


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    Early Dismissal Before the Snow Arrives

    JIM THORPE — Classes were cut short on Tuesday at Jim Thorpe Area School District as a precaution due to snow moving into the area. When high school students were dismissed from school it wasn’t snowing yet. Students say it was a good decision from the district to dismiss early. “It happens because at the mountain it tends to be worse than it is here in town. Even though it’s not snowing and it’s not that bad down here, it […]

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    Taxpayers Question New Budget Without Current One

    HARRISBURG — It has been more than seven months since the deadline passed for a Pennsylvania state budget. Even without one for this year, the governor is already talking about how to spend money next year. “The path we choose will have a profound impact on our commonwealth’s future. My proposed budget provides a clear vision for a promising future for our state,” Governor Tom Wolf said. Francis Kennedy of Ashley thinks this year has been anything but promising for […]

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    Graduation Requirement on Hold for Keystone Exams

    HAZLETON — Hazleton Area High School has more than 3,300 students and up until now they and other high school students in Pennsylvania were required to pass the Keystone Exams in order to graduate. That requirement came to a halt when the governor signed a law on Wednesday that put the requirement on hold for two years. The governor’s office says statewide a growing number of students were failing to demonstrate proficiency on the exams that test algebra, biology and […]

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    Clearing Snowy Streets to Prevent Flooding

    PORT CARBON — There’s still a lot of snow on the streets throughout Schuylkill County after a winter storm dropped more than two feet of snow last month. In Port Carbon, workers are still clearing streets after Mother Nature left behind 27 inches of snow. Port Carbon’s street supervisor says it has been a lot of work getting rid of the snow since the January 23 storm. The trucks have been hauling piles of snow to places like Miller’s playground […]

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    Fire Damages Apartments in Former Swiss Chalet Restaurant

    WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP — Firefighters throughout Schuylkill County spent the morning putting out a fire in a home along Second Mountain Road near Orwigsburg. Michael Huebner and his wife live down the road and noticed smoke coming from the home early Monday morning. “I got a little closer and saw the flames through the windows of the doors and I said to my wife, ‘that place was on fire,'” Huebner said. Quick thinking led him inside the house to get […]

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    Watching for Bald Eagles in the Poconos

    HAWLEY — If you drive near Lake Wallenpaupack you might find people with binoculars. Many of them are trying to get a glimpse of bald eagles. Checking out bald eagles has always been a popular activity in the Poconos, but this winter they are being seen more frequently. “Last year if you were looking for eagles you would have been traveling south of us.  This year there is a lot more open water in our region which is why our […]

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    Survivor of Deadly Fire Grateful to Be Alive

    UPDATE TUESDAY — The fire was caused by the victim smoking in bed, according to the Pottsville fire chief. POTTSVILLE — Flowers on the porch of a row home in Pottsville are there in memory of Thomas Howard, who friends call Moe. Firefighters say Howard, 59, who lived on the second floor, died after a fire started inside his apartment. Barbara Doyle will never forget Moe and his selflessness. “He was a nice guy. He never asked for nothing and […]

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    Man Dead after Fire in Schuylkill County

    POTTSVILLE — Crews were sent to the scene of a deadly fire early Tuesday morning in Schuylkill County that displaced multiple people. The coroner’s office said Thomas Howard, 59, died in the blaze on East Norwegian Street in Pottsville. The flames started around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters believe the flames got their start in Howard’s second-floor apartment in the 300 block of East Norwegian Street. According to the fire chief, the fire was caused by Howard smoking in bed. Flames […]

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    From No Snow to A Few Feet: The Difference of a Few Miles

    There’s a lot of green in parts of Lackawanna County after our latest storm system left just a light coating of snow in Throop. That wasn’t the case for everyone. People farther south in Schuylkill County found themselves with over two feet of snow. “Usually we get more here than what they do south. It seems like south got hammered this year,” Cathy Jeffrey said. The latest storm had a sharp cut off from those who saw snow to those […]

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    Finally Preparing for Winter

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — With cold weather finally here and more on the way, you may find yourself pulling out the shovel. From winter supplies, to winter tires, businesses say winter sales are finally picking up. If you’re looking for a snowblower this winter, Bill’s Ace Hardware near Daleville has a full supply at its store in Lackawanna County. They have more than just snowblowers, they have everything winter. We found Grant Palmer picking up wood pellets: something he knows he […]

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    On the Slopes for the Holiday

    SCRANTON — The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday isn’t just a day of service, it’s also a busy day and holiday weekend for ski resorts. It may only have been in the teens with wind chills near zero, but there were plenty of people on the slopes at Montage Mountain on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The resort in Scranton has been open for just a few weeks, and skiers and snowboarders are happy to be back on the snow. […]

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    Holding Out on the Historic Powerball Jackpot

    PECKVILLE- It’s Powerball fever all across the country with many hoping they hit big Wednesday night. At Quinn’s Market in Peckville, there were no long lines. Many had cash in hand some with numbers already picked out. For the Solewater family, they stayed away from the lottery hopefuls because they just aren’t interested. “I think the chances are less when the money goes up and we’ve never played, so it just doesn’t interest me,” Joan Solewater said. With a Powerball […]

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