Meteorologist Brittany Boyer joined WNEP in July 2013. You can catch her doing the weather on the weekends and reporting news during the week.
Brittany has always had a passion for news and meteorology. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Penn State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
While at Penn State, Brittany began working at AccuWeather in State College. While there she presented weather forecasts across North America.
From there, she took her next leap to a local television station as a news reporter. Brittany worked for WJAC-TV in DuBois, Pa. for two years as the stations northern tier reporter and fill-in weather anchor.
Coming to WNEP-TV was an opportunity for Brittany to continue her career in news and weather, while being closer to family.
Brittany is an avid skier and fitness enthusiast. She also enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time outdoors.
BLOOMSBURG — It’s the middle of the day and faculty members are picketing outside of Carver Hall at Bloomsburg University. On a normal day, many of them would be in the classroom teaching, but today they are on strike, fighting for a fair contract. “It’s not the faculty that said bargaining was over. It was the state system that left the table,” professor Terry Riley said. This is the first time in 34 years that the Association of Pennsylvania State […]
BLOOMSBURG — The clock is ticking and a strike is nearing for schools like Bloomsburg University in Columbia County. It’s one of 14 state-owned universities with faculty that could strike Wednesday morning. So far there has been no deal between the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the union that represents faculty. According to the Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties, more than 5,000 teachers and coaches have been working with an expired contract for 476 days. Students […]
TUSCARORA — In a packed house at Mohegan Sun Arena near Wilkes-Barre, thousands came to see Donald Trump on Monday night. Instead of seeing just Trump, they got Trump and a much smaller version of the presidential candidate. “Now he’s supposed to look like Donald Trump. He’s actually much too good looking. You are really handsome,” Donald Trump said Monday night in Wilkes-Barre Township. Trump locked eyes with the tiny tot with a little help from the crowd. Once Trump […]
SCOTT TOWNSHIP — It’s all about autumn at Corky’s Garden Path in Lackawanna County. From the decorations to the plants, the store near Clarks Summit has all things fall. What comes with fall is cooler temperatures and cooler air is on the way for Monday night. “I really like fall. It’s very pretty like how the trees are changing and all that, but it’s very cold,” Lily Lindamin said. For the first time this season, there could be a widespread […]
AUBURN TOWNSHIP — It’s the busiest time of the year at Jayne’s Orchards in Susquehanna County. For more than a century, the family business has produced a variety of apples just outside of Laceyville. A typical season lasts through December, but this year it’s running a lot shorter. “If I’ve got it today and you’ve got the chance to come an get it today, you probably should come and get it today. It may not be here in two days […]
SCRANTON — Lackawanna College will be expanding its presence in Scranton with a little help from state money. Governor Tom Wolf announced a $3 million grant to help Lackawanna College expand its classrooms and lab space to vacant properties on Adams Avenue in Scranton. “$3 million to invest in Scranton, $3 million to invest in education in our kids, $3 million to invest in good jobs, good paying jobs. This is really a wonderful thing,” Governor Wolf said. Gov. Wolf […]
WYOMING — Filling up a vaporizer is about to get a lot more expensive in Pennsylvania. Starting this weekend, there will be a new 40 percent tax. It will impact all vaping products including electronic cigarettes sold at vape shops. Even though the new tax is a done deal, one lawmaker is trying to change things for the future. Rep. Jeff Wheeland is the sponsor of HB 2342. The house bill would include a smaller tax of 5 cents per milliliter. […]
BLOOMSBURG — A rally was held Tuesday afternoon outside of the Student Services Center at Bloomsburg University. It was the last attempt to get students registered to vote. On this National Voter Registration Day, dozens of students stopped at the event. Some students were there to change their voter registration address. Other students are preparing to vote for the first time. “I’m looking for change in the community, change in school, change in politics,” Tyshawn Walker said. November’s election will be […]
POCONO TOWNSHIP –Tucked away in the Pocono Mountains you’ll find The Inn at Pocono Manor. Over the years, several golf greats have walked the fairways including four-time Masters champion Arnold Palmer. “He was the guy that took golf to a whole different level back in the 60’s. He’s the guy that’s responsible for television. His charisma was unlike anybody’s,” Greg Wall of The Inn at Pocono Manor said. Greg Wall is the PGA Director of golf at The Inn at […]
SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort has been around for more than a century. It has had its fair share of visitors over the years. Among its most famous visitors is legendary golfer Arnold Palmer. Inside the Pocono resort, you’ll find pictures of Palmer. There’s one picture of Palmer getting his hair cut back when Shawnee used to have a barber shop. There’s also the well-known picture of him golfing with actor Jackie Gleason in 1960. Of all […]
JENKINS TOWNSHIP — It has been five years since Tropical Storm Lee left its mark in Luzerne County. Homes and businesses were destroyed after the Susquehanna River rose to a record 43 feet at Wilkes-Barre. “All of the homeowners are gone. Most of them never came back after the flood,” Simon Para of Johnny’s Auto Parts said. According to officials in Luzerne County, at least 250 homes have been torn down since then. Many homeowners took buyouts from the federal […]
WEST PITTSTON — It has been five years since the flood of 2011. Hundreds of homes and properties were damaged as flood waters quickly filled the streets. “It’s sort of shocking, every year, to think how much time has passed,” Anne Bramblett said. The West Pittston Library was one of many properties with extensive flood damage in Luzerne County. “It really was like a tornado went through the library. You hear of how devastating water can be, but until you […]