A Little About Me
I joined News 2 as Chief Meteorologist in July 2016. My passion for weather started when I was a child. I grew up outside of Philadelphia and saw everything from blizzards to ice storms to tornadoes.
Then, in eighth grade, a local tv meteorologist visited my school to talk about the weather and from that day forward, I knew I would be a meteorologist.
I pursued my dream by studying atmospheric science at Cornell University. Go Big Red! After that, it was stops in Salisbury, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Boston before landing in Nashville.
Not only am I the Chief Meteorologist in Nashville, but you will see me from time to time filling in on Good Morning America and World News Tonight! I have been doing that since 2021, and enjoy every moment!
I have the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) Seal, which is the highest seal a meteorologist can have. I have served on the American Meteorological Society Board of Broadcast for the past five years. I was the Board of Broadcast Chair in 2022 and the 2023 Broadcast Conference C0-Chair which occurred in June of 2023 in Phoenix. I was lucky to have my ABC Network friend Ginger Zee, Chief Meteorologist of ABC News be the keynote speaker.
I received the American Meteorological Society’s June Bacon-Bercey Award for Broadcast Meteorology in 2022 for exceptional life saving coverage during the March 2-3, 2020 Middle Tennessee tornado outbreak and sustained efforts to educate the community about severe weather safety.
I also received a Edward R. Murrow Award for our continuing coverage called “Tennessee Strong: Aftermath of Deadly Tornado Outbreak” which was from that same outbreak.
In September 2023, I was awarded the Young Alumni Achievement Award from Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It was such an honor to receive the award from Nicole, a student I am currently mentoring, going into the broadcast meteorology.
In my spare time, my number one priority is giving back. I am a board member for the Nashville Wine Auction which raises money to find cures to cancer. I am also the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Dream Home Spokesperson for Nashville and just this year we won the Campaign of the Year Award. I am a big part of the American Red Cross here in TN and received the Mission Award at the Nashville Lifesaver Luncheon in 2022. I also help with projects for the Nashville Humane Association, the Rally Foundation, JDRF, and many other organizations. I also loves visiting schools and inspiring kids to pursue math and science careers.
On a personal note, I am married to radio/tv talent Joe Breezy who does afternoons on Mix 92.9 and also is the pop culture correspondent/co-host for Local on 2 which is our entertainment show on News 2 that airs at 2pm.