Who is Brittney Shipp?
Brittney Shipp is an American broadcast meteorologist. She works as an On-Air Evening Weekday Meteorologist at NBC 10. She joined the station in January 2018 from KRON-TV where she served as an On-Air meteorologist.
Brittney Shipp Age
Shipp is 40 years old as of 2023. She was born in 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brittney Shipp Height
Shipp stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Brittney Shipp Education
Shipp holds a bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has also earned a Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Brittney Shipp Husband
Shipp is married to Jontue Long. They got engaged in October 2020 and hosted their wedding in Paris, France. Brittney and her husband are blessed with two daughters Zoey and Zariah.
They welcomed their second child, a baby girl named Zariah Nicole Long on May 2, 2022. She received lots of congratulations from her fans and colleagues at NBC 10.
Brittney Shipp Maternity Leave
Her last show before going on maternity leave was on May 29, 2020. She went on a three-month leave before coming back in August 2022.
Brittney Shipp Salary
Shipp earns an average salary of $77,892. She works as a meteorologist at NBC 10.
Brittney Shipp NBC 10
Brittney works for NBC10’s First Alert Weather Team as a meteorologist and you can catch her live forecasts on Weekday evenings. She came back to NBC10 after serving as the Chief Meteorologist at KRON-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area for two years.
She was thrilled to be working in the Greater Philadelphia region once more and having a positive influence on the neighborhood. The Philadelphia winter of 2013–2014 will always stand out as the meteorological event that Brittney covered the most.
It was the second coldest winter ever recorded, tracking almost 68 inches of snowfall at Philadelphia International Airport. She wrote and published the children’s book The Meteorologist in Me after merging her passion for meteorology and children’s education.
More than 35,000 students, including those from foreign countries in Cuba and Australia, have heard her speak about her book. Brittney began her career as a morning weekday weather reporter/features reporter at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Arizona, before moving on to NBC10.
She later went on to serve as a weekend meteorologist and special assignment reporter at KTVK-3TV in Phoenix, Arizona.
Brittney has served as a stand-in weather anchor for four major morning programs, including MSNBC’s Morning Joe, First Look, and Way Too Early as well as NBC’s Early Today.
She is dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEM fields, visiting educational schools, and promoting diversity in children’s books. She is committed to inspiring young girls and kids to explore professions in weather and science through school visits, mentoring, and volunteer work.
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Is Brittney Shipp Coming Back to NBC 10?
Shipp is already back at work, her maternity leave lapsed in August 2022.