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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.

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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    Power to Save: Cleaning Up Gardner Creek

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — People who live in part of Luzerne County are coming together this weekend to clean up Gardner Creek near Pittston. Along the creek, you can see anything from old tires to even an empty cooler. Jenkins Township supervisor Joseph Sperrazza got the idea for the cleanup after seeing the trash along the creeks bank near Westminster Drive. It’s right under an overpass of Interstate 81. “One point when I was running was to get the community involved, […]

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    4-Year-Old Boy Saves Family from Burning Home

    TOWANDA — A three-story home on Third Street in Towanda is damaged beyond repair after flames ripped through the house Monday afternoon. “You could see just flames and smoke. It was pretty sad,” Eleanor Montonya said. Investigators say the fire started in a second-floor room before quickly spreading throughout the house. Deveron Wilcox, a volunteer at the Red Cross in Towanda, said the hero of the fire was the youngest member of the family. “It was the 4-year-old boy that […]

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    TCMC Holds Fourth Annual Transgender Conference

    SCRANTON — In a full auditorium at The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine led a discussion on transgender etiquette. The state’s top doctor is a transgender person and was honored to speak at the fourth annual conference about acceptance and etiquette in the community. “The message of diversity is a very important message to be able to bring. To create an accepting and more than that, a welcoming and celebratory environment for everyone,” Dr. […]

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    New Playground, Dog Park Planned in North Scranton

    SCRANTON — A construction project is underway in Scranton that will soon be bringing a new playground and dog park to the area. The North Scranton Little League baseball fields have provided a lot of memories over the years for kids in this part of the city.  There may soon be more fun to be had in an empty space next to the ball fields. Joe Aldcowski, the treasurer of the organization says by the summertime, the empty spot will […]

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    Race Weekend Brings Boost for Pottsville Businesses

    POTTSVILLE — The city of Pottsville is expected to be packed this weekend when more than 3,000 runners take to the streets for the 4th Annual Yuengling Light Lager Jogger 5K Race. Each year, it has been a sell out bringing people from all across the country to Schuylkill County. Lifelong resident Clarence Willauer says the race is one of the busiest events of the year, and a lot of businesses benefit from it. “There’s a lot of small businesses […]

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    Cold Temperatures Threaten Early Blooms

    DUNMORE — There’s a lot of color these days inside the floral section at Jerry’s for All Seasons in Dunmore. Even though this week doesn’t feel like spring, Allison Longo says customers are anxious to plant. “Everybody has the bug, especially with the weather being so nice up to this point. Everybody has the planting bug and everybody wants to start seeds,” Longo said. With overnight temperatures well below freezing several days this week, those with flowers and plants will […]

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    Scranton Parishioners React to Accusations Against Fr. Boylan

    SCRANTON — Fr. Martin Boylan was most recently the pastor of St. Patrick’s Parish in Scranton. Now he’s suspended as investigators look into a claim of sexual abuse involving a minor. The victim, now an adult, came forward a few days ago claiming abuse by Boylan at a church he previously served in Wayne County. Chuck Weber has been going to St. Patrick’s Parish in Scranton for more than 50 years. He was surprised to hear that his pastor is […]

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    Starting the Discussion on Heroin

    JIM THORPE — At Lehigh Carbon Community College near Jim Thorpe, you’ll find adjunct professor Todd Zimmerman. By day, he’s teaching students students about history, but he’ll be the first to admit that his students teach him, too. “They just looked at me like, are you insane? You don’t know what’s going on in your backyard because I live in a rural area and I don’t know,” Zimmerman said. What he didn’t know was how many people are addicted to […]

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    Covered Bridge in Catawissa Damaged by Strong Winds

    CATAWISSA TOWNSHIP — Strong winds are also to blame for damaging a covered bridge in Columbia County. County officials say the bridge that has been around since the 1800s will now need to be repaired. There are 23 covered bridges in Columbia County and a lot of them were built in the 1800s. After Monday night’s winds with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, the county will now have to pay to fix the Hollinsghead Bridge. This covered bridge […]

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    The Mystery of the Holes in Susquehanna County

    LENOX TOWNSHIP — One home in Susquehanna County has signs warning people to stay off the property. The homeowner says the signs are not just warning trespassers. “This is what my granddaughter found. It was just a small hole like this and that’s what it turned into,” Sheila Petrochko said. Finding holes on this Lenox Township property near Kingsley has become a regular occurrence lately for Petrochko. “I walk through my yard and I’m finding more holes everyday,” Petrochko added. […]

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    Students Studying Abroad on Alert After Attacks

    SELINSGROVE — In light of the terror attacks in Brussels, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for those traveling to and throughout Europe. According to the department’s website, “Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation.  This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016.” At Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, traveling to Europe is a popular destination for students who study abroad. Before graduation, it’s a requirement that all […]

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    Speed Limit Going Up on Turnpike

    HARRISBURG — Drivers who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike can soon legally drive a little faster. The speed limit of 65 miles per hour which is posted throughout 450 miles across the state will be going up to 70 miles per hour this spring. According to a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, this comes after a study began on a stretch of the turnpike starting in July 2014. The commission recently approved the increase. The increase will include 450 miles […]


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