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
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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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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    NASA: Flowing Water Found on Mars

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — It’s a day NASA researchers and scientists won’t soon forget. Monday they confirmed to the world that water is flowing on Mars. New evidence from one of NASA’s orbiters was able to detect dark streaks on Mars. Scientists believe the streaks are proof salty water is flowing on the red planet. “I’d like to know how they discovered it and what science pointed toward liquid water and if there is life on Mars,” Michael Chermak said. We […]

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    Meeting a Pope: Experience of a Lifetime

    DUNMORE — Some would say getting to see the pope is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Thousands of people are getting the chance to see Pope Francis this week. Newswatch 16 spoke with two people who saw Pope John Paul II in person — and they both call the experience, indescribable. Not everyone is lucky enough to see a pope in their lifetime, but Joe D’Andrea of Dunmore has been able to meet one. “It was a feeling that […]

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    Shooting Investigation in Luzerne County

    KINGSTON — Police in Luzerne County are investigating reports of a shooting and several people have been taken in to custody. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at a home on East Grove Street in Kingston. Authorities said a woman was shot and taken to a hospital. Police searched the area for several people who may have been involved.  Several were taken in to custody after 3:30 p.m. Police are not confirming if those men are connected to the shooting. […]

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    Businesses Suffering During Bridge Project

    OLD FORGE — Some businesses in one part of Lackawanna County are struggling to stay open and they say it’s because of a long detour around a bridge that is closed. It’s starting to feel and look like fall here in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and at Bloomin’ Idiots Floral & Garden Center in Old Forge, you’ll find a lot of fall items. The problem is, they’re having trouble getting people there to buy things because the bridge connecting Old […]

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    Power to Save: New Energy-efficient Scoreboard

    SELINSGROVE — With the first week of high school football set to kickoff, one area school district has a new scoreboard they are ready to show off. The new scoreboard is giving Selinsgrove Area School District the Power to Save. The bleachers may be empty at Selinsgrove Area High School’s football field, but on game night, fans will get a first look at the new scoreboard. After 15 years, the district decided it was time to get a new scoreboard. […]

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    Shamokin Area Teachers May Strike on First Day of School

    SHAMOKIN — The classrooms inside of the Shamokin Area Junior High School would normally be filled with students by now. But this year, the district had to push the start date back as crews finished up a multi-million dollar heating, ventilation, and cooling upgrade to the school building. “The system was just from the ’70s. All we did was you know constantly band-aid that, fix it temporarily, and every day you came to school you just didn’t know what was […]


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