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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
  • Meat Shop Destroyed By Fire Reopens

    STEVENSVILLE- A meat shop in Bradford County is off to a fresh start this year in Bradford County along Route 706 just outside of Wyalusing. Last June, Dotti Lou Meats was destroyed after a fire started in the ceiling. Customers hoped the family owned business would rebuild. “I have bought many hams and things here. I just though this is the end, but Jerilynn saved us,” Thelma Thomas of Leraysville said. Jerilynn Scavazzo, one of the owners of the shop […]

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    Former Penn State Quarterback, Fans Hope NCAA Restores Paterno’s Wins

    SCRANTON — There was buzz amongst Penn State fans Tuesday after reports the NCAA may restore wins wiped away after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports there are negotiations to restore more than 100 wins that were wiped away by the sanctions. If the NCAA gave those 111 wins back to Penn State, Joe Paterno would once again be the winningest coach in college football history. Newswatch 16 talked to former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin […]

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    Paying Tribute to Hometown Marine

    SPRINGVILLE TOWNSHIP — “He was a headstrong Marine, very motivated.” The inside of the Springville Baptist Church was filled with family, friends, and a few dozen Marines all paying tribute to Staff Sergeant  Andrew Stevens. “He wasn’t just a son-in-law. He was like a son to me. We had many great trips, many great journeys,” Karin Dorman, Stevens’ mother-in-law said. The 27-year-old Springville native was killed January 2 in a crash along Route 29. State police said Stevens was at a stop […]

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    Political Cartoonist Reflects on Tragedy in Paris

    SCRANTON — Since the early 2000s John Cole has been the mind behind the political cartoons you see in the Scranton Times Tribune. Some cartoons have brought harsh feedback over the years. Even with some unhappy readers, he never imagined people in his line of work would experience this. Wednesday’s attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo still is hard to comprehend. “It’s really an attack on what we do, of what we do for a living, which is to […]

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    Route 309 Project Wrapping Up

    FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP — Things are finally getting back to normal along Route 309 in Luzerne County. The busy road has been down to one lane each direction since April due to construction. “Sometimes there’s a lot of traffic, you know coming up the mountain after work and stuff like that. When the blasting was going on, we would be held up,” Dorothy Kutz of Mountain Top said. The project was part of a $5.2 million safety enhancement program. Over the […]

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    Luzerne County Considers Vehicle Registration Fee

    Drivers in Luzerne County may soon find themselves paying a little more money each year when registering or renewing their vehicle registration. A bill passed last year allows PennDOT to add a new fee that would collect money for county roads and bridges. As of January 1, counties in Pennsylvania can adopt an ordinance that charges drivers an extra $5 a year when registering a vehicle. The money would go toward fixing county-owned bridges and roads, and it’s something that […]

  • Demolition Begins on Scranton Bridge

    SCRANTON — For people who live in north Scranton, seeing crews working to demolish the Rockwell Avenue Bridge is great news to start the week. “It lasted a long time. It was made nice, but you know, everything has its day and this one had it,” said Fran Renda of Scranton. “Erosion on both sides, you can see it coming on the wing walls and the trees that grow. Everything around it allows water and infiltration to get in there […]

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    Scarf Saves Woman’s Life In Slashing

    MOSCOW — A frightening incident over the weekend involving a man and woman erupted in violence, according to police in Lackawanna County. Now the man is charged with attempted homicide. Timothy McGoff, 37, of Moscow is locked up after police say he tried to kill the mother of his children over the weekend. According to court papers, McGoff followed Leslie Bacinelli and her boyfriend throughout the Moscow area on Saturday night after he was told he wasn’t getting his kids. […]

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    Supporting the State Police

    Its been nearly four months since the deadly shooting at the State Police Barracks at Blooming Grove and there have been many fundraisers to help support the victims. It’s a night those in the law enforcement community won’t ever forget. A night that ended a state police corporal’s life and left one trooper critically injured. It’s been 15 weeks since police say Eric Frein opened fire at the Blooming Grove Barracks, a night that changed things for many in our […]

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    Businesses Donate Toys to Toys for Tots

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Adding donated toys to these big white boxes is something Ssgt. David Ciero looks forward to every year. “It’s a way that we can give back to the community by helping out families in need and children in need,” Ssgt. Ciero said. Once again the United States Marine Corps got a little extra help from area businesses. Greiner Packaging, a company based out of Austria just moved into Mericle Commercial Real Estate Properties near Pittston this year. […]

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    Elk Mountain Hoping For More Snow This Week

    HERRICK TOWNSHIP — From a distance you can see that snowmaking is in full swing at Elk Mountain. On the slopes skiers and snowboarders were loving the conditions. “Its been a real rollercoaster. We had rain early and then it got cold and then rainy again. It has been very crazy, very hectic trying to run a ski area. Our staff has done a really great job. The snow makers and especially the groomers,” Gregg Confer, Elk Mountain general manager […]

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    Should the First Amendment Cover Free Speech On Social Media?

    A Lehigh Valley man is at the center of a debate that has people talking. Should you be able to post whatever you want on social media? Anthony Elonis of the Bethlehem area was convicted of making threats after prosecutors say his posts on Facebook in 2010 violated federal law. Some of the posts you see here are what the United States Supreme Court is now reviewing to see if it counts as free speech. “I see this as less […]


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