Back
News

NBC10 STRENGTHENS ITS NEWS AND FIRST ALERT WEATHER TEAM WITH THE ADDITION OF METEOROLOGIST BRITTNEY SHIPP AND REPORTER MIGUEL MARTINEZ-VALLE

BALA CYNWYD, PA (November 30, 2017) – NBC10 / WCAU today announced that Brittney Shipp, who previously worked for NBC10, will return to the station as a meteorologist joining Bill Henley weekday mornings starting January 8, 2018. In addition, bilingual journalist Miguel Martinez-Valle will join NBC10 as a general assignment reporter starting December 18.

“We are thrilled to have Miguel join NBC10 and to welcome Brittney back to the First Alert Weather team,” said Anzio Williams, Vice President of News for NBC10 and Telemundo62. “The addition of these two uniquely talented journalists underscores our station’s commitment to investing in our team’s growth to better serve our viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.”

Shipp returns to NBC10 after working as chief meteorologist for KRON-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area for two years. She worked at NBC10 as a meteorologist from 2013 to 2016. During her time at WCAU, Shipp also delivered weather forecasts for several NBC News and MSNBC national morning news programs. Prior to this, she served in various reporting and meteorology roles at Arizona television stations KTVK-3TV in Phoenix and KYMA-TV in Yuma. Shipp earned 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. An Emmy®-nominated journalist, Shipp is also a children’s book author and wrote The Meteorologist in Me.

Martinez-Valle comes to NBC10 from KVVU-TV in Las Vegas where he spent two years as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Prior to this, he worked as a reporter at Univision Las Vegas / KINC-TV and as a reporter/anchor at HOM-TV, the government access television station in Okemos, Michigan. Martinez-Valle also has experience working in radio as a reporter and producer for WDBM-FM in East Lansing, Michigan. Born in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, Martinez-Valle earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Michigan State University and has been recognized with a Pacific Southwest Emmy® award for his coverage of the 2016 Presidential Debate in Las Vegas.

ABOUT NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAU

Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2.

###

Media contacts

CONTACTDiana Torralvo610-668-5616diana.torralvo@nbcuni.com