update: amber alert cancelled for child in luzerne county

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

Brittany has always had a passion for news and meteorology. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Penn State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State University.

While at Penn State, Brittany began working at AccuWeather in State College. While there she presented weather forecasts across North America.

From there, she took her next leap to a local television station as a news reporter. Brittany worked for WJAC-TV in DuBois, Pa. for two years as the stations northern tier reporter and fill-in weather anchor.

Coming to WNEP-TV was an opportunity for Brittany to continue her career in news and weather, while being closer to family.
Brittany is an avid skier and fitness enthusiast. She also enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time outdoors.


Recent Articles
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    Gas Stations Get Approval to Sell Beer

    POCONO PINES — Buying beer in Pennsylvania can often be a little more difficult than in other states, but now sales of six packs are becoming a little more accessible. On Wednesday, six gas stations in our area got the OK from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to sell beer. The board approved nine liquor licenses, including ones for stores in Luzerne, Columbia, and Schuylkill Counties. These latest approvals come after a Commonwealth Court ruling to allow the sale of […]

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    Veterans Reflect on Lifting Arms Embargo with Vietnam

    DUNMORE — As Memorial Day approaches, members of Friends of the Forgotten cleaned up the memorial tank site in Dunmore. The group is a mix of veterans and those who support military families. Involved with the cleanup is Ed Faatz, he’s the president of the organization and also a Vietnam veteran. Just one day after President Obama announced ending an embargo on military equipment with Vietnam, Faatz shared his thoughts on lifting a ban that’s been in place for decades. […]

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    Hitting the Books at Camp Read-A-Lot

    HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP — Students at Northwest Area Primary School in Luzerne County are attending camp this week. It’s not your typical camp. The camp is indoor and all the necessities you would normally bring camping are inside the school’s library. “You read a lot of books in tents,” one student said. The school near Shickshinny is participating in Camp Read-A-Lot a way to get students to start picking up more books. The tents and week-long program were made possible by a […]

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    Bomb Threats Force Dismissals in Dallas School District

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — Students in the Dallas School District were dismissed early Monday because of two bomb threats. Police say the first threat was called in to Dallas Elementary School around 11:30 a.m. The second threat was made shortly after to the administrative building. Both were automated computer voice threats. The buildings were evacuated, and all students in the district were sent home. “Obviously, any threat to students is taken very seriously whether it’s automated or an actual caller on […]

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    Historic Barn Coming Down in Columbia County

    MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP —  Piece by piece, workers are slowly tearing down a historic barn in Columbia County. For nearly a century, this property provided shelter for those without food or a home. The barn is one of the only buildings left standing on the property known as the “Mount Pleasant Township Poor Farm.” According to Columbia County records, the barn has been there since the 1860s. “My grandfather was superintendent here at one time, then my dad, and then me,” Ray […]

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    Does Going to Church Help You Live Longer?

    SCRANTON — Women who go to church more than once a week are likely to live longer lives. That’s according to a newly published study by researchers at Harvard. We stopped at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton to ask parishioners attending mass to see if they believe going to church is helping them live longer. “There’s no stressors. There’s no stress. A lot of people die from stress. When you come to church it relieves are your stress,” Richard Hughes […]

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    Farmers Hopeful for Warmer Temperatures 

    SLOCUM TOWNSHIP — This spring has been cold and rainy, and some parts of the area actually saw snow Sunday. It’s not the ideal weather for growing anything outside. We stopped at one farm in Luzerne County, where it has been an ongoing battle with the weather and trying to get fruits and vegetables planted. At Covered Wagon Produce in Luzerne County, owner Tom Strzelecki grows thousands of fruits and vegetables every year. The business near Wapwallopen is a vendor […]

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    Chilly Air Could Impact Plants Next Two Nights

    MOOSIC — If you have already bought hanging plants and have started gardening — heads up, it’s going to get chilly! Behind our latest cold front, we have some chilly temperatures in the forecast for Sunday morning. Some spots in the northern tier may get close to 32 degrees tonight. Not only will it be cool tonight, the winds will pick up making for a chilly night and a chilly end to the weekend. The cool nighttime temperatures will have a […]

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    Special Day for Volunteers, Special Olympics Participants

    TUNKHANNOCK — About 300 students participated in this year’s Special Olympics in Wyoming County. The annual event included students from Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Wayne, and Pike Counties. Organizers say about 100 student volunteers were involved in the event. For high school senior Maggie Sohns, it was a bittersweet day as she helped out with the events. “I really like interacting with the kids. They’re so much fun and they’re just here for a good time,” Sohns said. The Tunkhannock Area […]

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    Students Create Recycling Center at School

    WAYMART — Students from R.D. Wilson Elementary School in Waymart got a break from the classroom Tuesday. It was only to become workers at their very own recycling center. In an assembly-style line, pre-K through fifth grade students had to figure out what can be recycled and they had to do it fast. “It teaches you what kind, what plastics and what things you can recycle,” student Jamal Benedict said. A student recycle center is just one way Waste Management […]

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    Observing the Transit of Mercury at ESU

    EAST STROUDSBURG — It’s not every day you see telescopes outside on campus at East Stroudsburg University. It’s also not every year you get to witness Mercury passing between the earth and the sun. The rare event hasn’t happened since 2006. It’s one reason why Tim Stevens stopped at the event in Monroe County. “You can imagine what it looks like and you can see pictures of it on the Internet or on television, but when you physically see it […]

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    Students Get Close Up Look at Career Options

    HARFORD TOWNSHIP — Some fifth grade students from Bradford, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties may be years away from getting a job, but they just got a close up look at what they could be doing in the future. “I want to become a Cabot Oil and Gas man because you get to drive around a lot, and you get to help people out,” student Nicholas Lemoncelli said. Cabot Oil and Gas was one of 33 companies at the annual vehicular […]


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