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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.

Brittany.Boyer@wnep.com


Recent Articles
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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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    Teacher Appreciation Week Surprise

    DREHER TOWNSHIP– Students at Wallenpaupack South Elementary School near Newfoundland used Friday as a day to say thank you to teachers. “Without them we wouldn’t have learned anything or we wouldn’t have learned how to spell or do math,” second grade student, Kyla Story said. The celebration started with a BBQ organized by members of the parent teacher organization. Parents and local businesses donated food and gift cards for the celebration. Parents with the Parent Teacher Organization said they wanted to […]

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    16 Salutes: 27 Years on the Job Despite Physical Challenges

    DUNMORE– The doors may be locked early in the morning at Pizza Hut in Dunmore but that doesn’t mean people aren’t working inside. “I like work,” Eugene Beggin of Olyphant said. To the average person cleaning and mopping might not be an easy chore but for Eugene Beggin it’s his job, a job he loves doing. “I work here 25 years,” Beggin said. “He thinks it’s 25 years but I checked his record and it said January 3rd of 1988, so […]

  • Another Meth Lab Bust in the Berwick Area

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — For people who live in the Berwick area, they say a meth lab bust isn’t anything new. But for neighbors like Beth Ann Goetz, it hit a little too close to home this time around. She’s lived on East 2nd Street for 34 years, and never remembers there being drug problems here. “It’s scary when it’s a couple doors down from you and to think that, that could blow up and virtually take the whole neighborhood with […]

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    Testimony Begins In Murder Trial

    SCRANTON — The first witnesses testified in Lackawanna County in the Jason Domenick murder trial. Testimony began Tuesday following opening statements at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. Prosecutors say Frank Bonacci’s murder was about brotherhood, jealousy, and deceit. But for the defense this trial is about convincing the jury that Jason Dominick did not shoot and kill Frank Bonacci. It was a full courtroom as opening arguments began in the murder trial of Jason Dominick. Dominick was arrested last summer and […]

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    Men Receive Jail Time for Sexually Assaulting Mentally Disabled Man

    TOWANDA– Two men today received six to 23 months in county jail for sexually assaulting a person with mental disabilities in Bradford County. Randy Foust, 51, and Jared Strunk, 41, were taken to jail following their sentencing in Towanda. Canton police originally investigated the allegations and then the case was handed over to state police. Investigators say the victim lived at Cedar Ridge Apartments in Canton. That’s where the victim met Foust and Strunk. A third man, Ronald Middaugh was […]

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    Tough Season for Those With Allergies

    LUZERNE COUNTY–This past winter is one that a lot of people want to forget across the area… from the snowstorms, to the below freezing temperatures, many people wondered if Spring would ever arrive. Now with the Spring thaw pollen levels are high causing headaches for many allergy sufferers. “I’m feeling somewhat disturbed. When I feel that I really can’t breathe, I take Allegra and that seems to settle me down,” Alice Kwiatowski of Hanover Township said. Over the counter medications […]

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