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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
  • Consumer Reports: Organic Produce Healthier

    CONYNGHAM — You might want to think twice about the type of produce you buy next time you’re at the store. According to Consumer Reports magazine, shoppers should be buying organic fruits and vegetables. The report claims buying organic lowers your exposure to pesticides, and that’s healthier. We stopped at the ShurSave in Conyngham where some shoppers aren’t convinced. “I’m sure if they take away what they’re considering pesticides, they’ll find something else wrong with it in the end. I […]

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    Bronson Pinchot Owes Thousands on Susquehanna County Properties

    HARFORD — It’s not too often a post office is up for sheriff’s sale, but in this case, this post office in Susquehanna County is owned by actor Bronson Pinchot. He may be known best for his days as Balki on the television show “Perfect Strangers,” but the star is in the red. Pinchot owns six properties in Harford, but four of them are up for sheriff’s sale. “People like people to come into our community and be part of […]

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    Keeping up with the Potholes in Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG — Patching up potholes has been a routine job this winter for the public works department in Bloomsburg. We met up with a crew along Fort McClure Boulevard, a road they say has seen better days. “With the deep freeze, there’s more potholes forming this year so we’re going through more material to fix all the potholes,” Jonathan Traugh with Bloomsburg Public Works said. Public works employees say typically they use about eight tons of cold patch to temporarily […]

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    Day in Court for Accused Killer

    NEW MILFORD — Jonathan Kopacz is headed back to jail after a preliminary hearing in Susquehanna County. Kopacz, 34, is charged with criminal homicide after police say he shot and killed Kelly Conklin, 22, outside of her parents home in the borough of Susquehanna in October 2014. After his preliminary hearing, Kopacz talked to Newswatch 16 with a message to the victim’s mother. “To Mrs. Conklin, if you want me to kill myself, give me the word and I’ll do […]

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    Keeping an Eye on the Frozen Delaware River

    KITTATINNY POINT, NJ — Spring is just over a week away, but there is still a lot of ice along the Delaware River. “We’ve never seen this much ice on the river and this much sheet ice in the certain areas of the river,” Kathleen Sandt of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area said. Sandt says it is the most ice she’s seen on the river in nearly 20 years. “What we’re concerned about right now is how all this ice […]

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    Farmhouse to Receive Historical Marker

    BROOKYLN TOWNSHIP — There’s a lot of history to be told about one farmhouse that’s tucked away in Susquehanna County. It’s believed to have been a stop along the Underground Railroad, a stop for people fleeing slavery. The history of the property goes back to the family that moved there in 1793. Throughout the years, the Dennis and Perkins family grew in rural Susquehanna County during a time that the country was still racially divided. “So many of the black […]

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    Police, Businesses Prepare for St. Patricks Day Parade

    JIM THORPE — Some businesses in Carbon County are decked out in green as they get ready for the 18th annual Carbon County St. Patrick’s Day parade this weekend. Officials say depending on the weather, the parade along Broadway in Jim Thorpe brings up to 10,000 people. “I would like to remind everyone that a sober driver will be your luckiest charm this St. Patrick’s Day,” Carbon County District Attorney Jean Engler said. At a news conference on Monday the […]

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    Governor Wolf’s Proposed Budget Calls for Tuition Freeze

    BLOOMSBURG — There could be more money on the way to more than a dozen universities in Pennsylvania including Bloomsburg University. Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal is calling for an 11 percent increase at state universities. That includes: West Chester, Cheyney, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg University, Kutztown, Slippery Rock, Millersville, Clarion, Edinboro, California University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, Mansfield, and Shippensburg. That proposed increase would amount to more than $45 million across the state. […]

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    Longtime Judge in Snyder, Union Counties Resigns

    SELINSGROVE — For 19 years, Harold Woelfel Jr. served as a judge in Snyder and Union counties, first as a president judge and then as senior judge after retiring in 2010. After nearly two decades on the job, he’s no longer overseeing cases. According to a traffic citation, on February 20th Woelfel backed into a parked vehicle at Keller’s Beer on Water Street. We talked to the store manager about what happened. “The scene is obviously Judge Woelfel coming in […]

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    Cold Weather and Refinery Problems Lead to Higher Gas Prices

    TUNKHANNOCK — If you’re a driver you already know there is no way around what you pay at the pump. After a few months of low prices, the AAA Mid-Atlantic office says there’s a good chance these numbers will continue to go up. “They get them down and then they want to bring them back up,” Ken Wilhelm said. According to the AAA Mid-Atlantic office, the national average for regular unleaded gas has increased more than 34 cents over the […]

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    New Guidelines: How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

    CLARKS SUMMIT — For a lot of people, a day doesn’t get started without a cup of joe in the morning. But the question is how much coffee is too much? Newswatch 16 stopped at Duffy’s Coffee House in Clarks Summit to find out exactly how much coffee people drink. “I drink about three or four cups, sometimes five or six a day.  I just enjoy the smell of it and enjoy the taste of it,” Elizabeth VanGorder of Paupack […]

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    Another Day of Thawing Frozen Pipes

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — It was another frigid morning which meant it was time to thaw out more pipes including homes in Luzerne County. With a heat gun in tow, it was off to check out the pipes at this home in Wilkes-Barre Township. “I got up this morning and nothing in the bathroom worked. I had no cold water. I had hot water, but no cold water,” homeowner Charles Estock said. Estock said he didn’t bother trying to fix the […]


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