Brittney Shipp Biogarphy|Profile
Brittney Shipp is a skilled American journalist currently working at NBC 10 Philadelphia as a meteorologist First Alert Weather Team. Catch her live forecasts on weekday evenings.
Brittney Shipp Age
How old is Shipp? She was born in 1983, in Los Angeles, California. Shipp is 39 years old as of 2023. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Brittney Shipp Education
Shipp earned a bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Brittney Shipp Height|Weight
Shipp stands on an average height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Brittney Shipp Family
She was raised alongside her three siblings who are athletes namely; Josh, Jerren, and Joe. All her brothers excelled at basketball. Shipp is the daughter of Joseph Shipp, who played football during his time at the University of Southern California, however, she has not revealed information regarding her mother.
Brittney Shipp Husband|Married
Shipp is happily married to Jontue Long. They got engaged in October 2020. However, Jontue is a lifetime learner who holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University.
Brittney Shipp Children
Shipp and her husband are blessed with three children, Congratulations to NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Shipp! Brittney and her husband Jontue Long had their third child Zariah Nicole Long on Monday! Congrats Brittney!
Brittney Shipp Career
Shipp said, “I love the challenge the Philadelphia, New Jersey & Delaware markets present”. “You get a little bit of everything- from snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, even hurricanes, and tornadoes. It’s an exciting place to forecast as a meteorologist. Most importantly, you have a chance to inform viewers with life-saving information. Shipp is passionate about keeping everyone as safe as possible when severe weather is moving in.”
She came back to NBC10 after working two years as a Chief Meteorologist at KRON-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is excited to be back working in the Greater Philadelphia area and making an impact on the community. The most remarkable weather event that she covered was the winter of 2013-2014 in Philadelphia. It was the second snowiest winter ever recorded, tracking almost 68 inches of snowfall at Philadelphia International Airport.
Shipp is a two-time Emmy®-nominated journalist, Brittney 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. in addition, having combined her passion for children’s education and meteorology, Brittney wrote and published the children’s book, The Meteorologist in Me. She has shared her book with over 35,000 students, including international audiences in Cuba and Australia.
Brittney Shipp NBC 10
Before moving back to NBC10, she began her career as a morning weekday weather reporter/features reporter at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Arizona. She then went on to work at KTVK-3TV in Phoenix, Ariz., where she was a weekend meteorologist and special assignment reporter. Brittney has worked as a fill-in weather anchor for four national morning shows: NBC’s Early Today, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, First Look, and Way Too Early.
Moreover, she is passionate about educational school visits, diversity in children’s literature, and bridging the gender gap in STEM careers. Through school visits, mentoring, and volunteering, Brittney is dedicated to energizing young girls and students to understand weather and science-related careers.
During her leisure time, she enjoys traveling the world. Her most special accomplishment is becoming a new mom and she cherishes spending time with her family.
Brittney Shipp Salary|Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Brittney Shipp Social Media Platforms
Shipp is very active on social media platforms and has over 12.9k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.