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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.

After graduating, she took her passion for news and weather to Penn State University. She received degrees in Broadcast Journalism and English.

From there she landed a job at Accuweather. Brittany says this paved the way and opened the door to start her career in weather. While there she presented weather forecasts across North America.

After getting a taste in the weather field, Brittany moved west 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 also enjoys working out and trying new recipes in the kitchen. When time allows she enjoys traveling to Canada to visit her family in Montreal.

Recent Articles
  • Paying Tribute to Fallen Soldier

    MATAMORAS — Captain Jason Jones from Orwigsburg put his life on the line for our country . The 29-year-old Green Beret and Blue Mountain High School graduate was killed by enemy gunfire earlier this month in Afghanistan. Today he was buried at West Point, but not before one final ride through his home state. Hundreds of strangers turned out to say good-bye to a man who many didn’t know. But to them that didn’t matter, it was about honoring a […]

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    Flood Aftermath Still A Burden for Forkston Township Residents

    FORKSTON TOWNSHIP– For people who live in Wyoming County the images of the 2011 floods are still fresh in their minds. Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee ripped apart parts of Forkston Township. A few years later there have been some improvements in the small community , but there is still a lot of work that needs to be done. “We’ve worked diligently to get done what we could do. We did some small projects to try and help render […]

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    Flag Day Celebrated in Lackawanna County

    MOSCOW — Saturday was a day to celebrate our country’s flag, and people in Lackawanna County were doing just that. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14th every year to commemorate the adoption of the flag in the United States. Folks showed their United States spirit at a patriotic ceremony at the North Pocono Library in Moscow Saturday morning. The John J. Michaels Memorial VFW of Daleville presented a new flag to the library. Scouts were on hand to sing […]

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    101-year-old Veteran Remembers D-Day Invasion

    SCRANTON – It’s been 70 years since more than 150,000 United States and Allied Soldiers invaded the beaches of Normandy. Thousands of lives were lost — but William Roberts is one who is still alive to share his experiences on the battlefield. “It’s hard to believe that happened 70 years ago. Time went fast and I never thought that I would live to be 101 years old,” William Roberts said. At 101 years old, Roberts is the oldest veteran at […]

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    Police Seize $14,000 Worth of Uncut Heroin in Scranton

    SCRANTON– Police in Lackawanna County arrested four people Friday after finding drugs during a traffic stop along Pittston Avenue in Scranton. Police made the arrests around 11 a.m. on Friday. Authorities say they found 21 grams of uncut heroin with a street value of $14,000. Investigators say the raw drugs would amount to 700 stamp bags of heroin. Additionally, police say they seized needles, scales and $1150 cash. Police have not released the names of those arrested. Lackawanna County detectives […]

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    Counties Bring in Millions From Drilling Impact Fees

    LENOX TOWNSHIP — If you take a ride around Susquehanna County it won’t be long before you realize natural gas drilling is one of the county’s biggest industries. Over the years hundreds of wells have popped up, bringing jobs and now more impact fee money to the county. “I think that it’s a good thing. It’s nice for our area to get that kind of money it has had an impact on our area and that money can go to […]

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    Wounded Trooper From Luzerne County

    PITTSTON — A state trooper shot in the line of duty is a man who grew up in our area and the son of a former police officer in Luzerne County. Trooper Michael Trotta is known by many people in the Pittston area. A lot of them know him because of his father. His dad was the assistant police chief in Pittston Township Many are shocked to think this would happen to a man people say is an all-around good guy. […]

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    Friends Remember Taxi Driver

    SCRANTON — It was a quiet and somber day along Willow Street on Scranton’s South Side. Vincent Darbenzio, 47, lived in a duplex right next to his father. Darbenzio was killed just a mile and a half from his home Friday morning. Friends of the victim say they are devastated over the news. “I knew him all my life, since up here on Cedar Avenue where they lived. He was a nice kid and he would do anything for anybody. […]

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    Texting 911?

    TUNKHANNOCK– There may be some big changes down the road for 911 dispatchers. On Monday, Vermont became the first state to allow statewide texting to 911. In Pennsylvania there are only a handful of counties that allow you to text 911– none are in our area — but many are looking toward the future. Newswatch 16 talked to people in Wyoming County who have mixed reactions about possibly being able to call 911 one day. “If they text, they have […]

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    String Of Robberies At Dickson City Businesses

    DICKSON CITY — Within the past 10 days there have been three armed robberies in Dickson City and police are releasing surveillance video hoping they can get some new leads. Police believe it’s the same person behind all three of these recent crimes. Surveillance video from Turkey Hill on Main Street in Dickson City shows the man police believe robbed the place May 14. It was also robbed on May 8. Sunday night, Johnnie’s gas station nearby was hit. In […]

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    Deadly Fire Started By Lighter, Possible Dispatch Issues Investigated

    MOCANAQUA — There is new information about a fire in Luzerne County that left one woman dead. Officials at the 911 dispatch center said there may have been a dispatch error at the time of the call. Officials told Newswatch 16 this error around the time of the fire may lead to a personnel issue. Right now, they aren’t talking about what specifically happened. We also learned that the fire was started by two kids playing with a lighter, according […]

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    Death Row Delays: Victims’ Families Frustrated with Slow Death Penalty Process

    It’s been more than a decade since the last execution in Pennsylvania which leaves some people wondering why we even have a death penalty in Pennsylvania if no convicted criminals are put to death. “He should die. He was found guilty. He killed two officers. We’ve waited long enough.” Two Bradford County women say it’s been a long 10 year wait, waiting for the day that justice is served and Dustin Briggs is finally put to death. “He killed two […]


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