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.

Recent Articles
  • lacka theft

    Man Accused of Stealing Thousands from Aunt

    DUNMORE — A man from Lackawanna County is expected to turn himself in Wednesday on charges he took more than $360,000 from his elderly aunt. The victim also suffers from dementia and investigators claim he was using her money to buy things for years. According to court paperwork, Robert Shutta of Dunmore is accused of using his power of attorney to take his aunt’s money. We stopped at that man’s house to see what he had to say about these […]

  • fall foliage

    Enjoying the Warm Temperatures and Fall Foliage in the Poconos

    TOBYHANNA — On this warm fall day in the Poconos it might be just a distant memory that there were snow showers a few days ago. It was a different story Tuesday as temperatures soared into the 60s and 70s across the region. In Lake Harmony, we found Frank Gilotti snapping pictures outside. No coat was needed to get some shots of the changing leaves. “It doesn’t get much better than that. It’s a nice brisk day and the leaves […]

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    Frosty Temps This Weekend May Affect Your Plants

    FALLS TOWNSHIP — For the first time in six months, temperatures this weekend are expected to fall below freezing, which could cause problems for those who have a garden. It may have been in the 70s earlier this week, but the weather is about to take a drastic change this weekend. Overnight temperatures Saturday night and Sunday night will be cold enough to do some damage to plants. We stopped at Kettell’s Greenhouse in Wyoming County to get advice from […]

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    NOAA Releases Outlook for 2015-2016 Winter

    After colder than normal temperatures the past few winters here in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, there could be some relief this winter. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released its Winter Outlook for meteorological winter (December-February) which does seem to have some good news for our area. Temperatures across our region are expected to trend above average, according to the temperature probability forecast issued by the federal agency. You’ll notice from December through February, warmer than average temperatures are expected here and […]

  • pumpkins

    Picking Out the Perfect Pumpkin on Columbus Day

    LEHIGHTON — Troxell’s Produce and Pumpkin Patch near Lehighton is celebrating its 15th year in business. For Grace Olmstead and her family, it’s a tradition to stop here every year to pick out the perfect pumpkins. “We’re probably going to carve them and put faces on them,” Grace Olmstead said. The family business in Carbon County was full of pumpkins, gourds, mums and even some decorations for Halloween. Families that stopped by say you can’t beat the 70-degree temperatures. “It’s […]

  • social security

    Gas Prices Impact Social Security Increase

    LEHIGHTON — People who rely on Social Security money may not see a cost of living increase in benefits next year. Part of that reason is because gas prices have taken a big drop this year. About 70 million people rely on Social Security and how much money people get is based on the rate of inflation. Inflation is down this year because of a big drop in gas prices, which means seniors may not see a boost in their […]

  • luz rosary

    A Rosary Sent Directly to Heaven

    EXETER — Saying a prayer is something students at Wyoming Area Catholic do often, but on this day, kids are praying as they celebrate the Feast of the Rosary. “Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of death, amen,” students said during their prayer. Seventh and eighth grade students said the rosary as they prepared to release a giant rosary made of biodegradable balloons. It has become an annual tradition at the Catholic […]

  • heatingbills

    Report: Lower Heating Bills this Winter

    TUNKHANNOCK — Millions of people could be saving big bucks this winter on heating bills; that’s according to a new report by the U.S. Energy Department. For people in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, that’s good news after a few brutal winters. Over the last few months, temperatures have been trending above average. Many are hoping that continues into the winter months. “The last few winters have been pretty brutal, especially last year looking at February in particular,” Peg Munley of […]

  • free lunch

    Emergency Lunch Program While Teachers Strike

    SCRANTON — It was an important delivery to the West Scranton Intermediate School as a cooler of bagged lunches was dropped off Monday afternoon. It was one of three deliveries of food all part of an emergency lunch program as Scranton teachers continue to strike and walk the picket line. “Well it helps my parents more than spending more money to buy more lunch since she has kids in the house so it helps us more,” Yvette John said. Yvette […]

  • montour preserve

    More Money Needed to Keep Montour Preserve Open

    DERRY TOWNSHIP — A popular recreation area in Montour County was almost forced to close if $100,000 wasn’t raised. The community pulled together, which means it will stay open next year, but now there are questions whether there will be enough money to keep for the Montour Preserve open in the future. David McCollum of Derry Township considers Lake Chillisquaque in the Montour Preserve a staple of the community. “It brings a lot of people into the area. They come […]

  • new trail

    New Trail Opens Thursday Near Danville

    MAHONING TOWNSHIP — There’s a lot of history near the North Branch Canal Trail just outside of Danville in Montour County. On a damp fall day, it’s pretty quiet. However, back in the 1800s it was a canal that helped carry limestone, coal, and even people through the area. Years later, there’s now a trail that can be used for biking and walking right next to the Susquehanna River. “It’s a mowed grass surface so it’s a natural trail. You […]

  • narcan

    CVS to Offer Overdose Reversal Drug in Pennsylvania Without Prescription

    SCRANTON — One of the largest drug store chains in the country is hoping to save lives. CVS Pharmacy announced that Pennsylvania and 11 other states will now have access to Naloxone which is also known as Narcan. The prescription drug is used to reverse overdoses from drugs such as heroin. “We think that’s a wonderful resource for individuals and family members to have because again it is a very safe and effective antidote,” Bo Hoban of Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of […]


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