Brittney Shipp Biography
Brittney Shipp is an American meteorologist working for NBC10 Philadelphia as a meteorologist for NBC10’s First Alert Weather Team. Her forecasts appear on weekday evenings. She joined the station in January 2018. Previously, she worked for KRON in San Francisco as an on-air meteorologist for 2 years.
Brittney Shipp Education
Shipp attended the University of California, Los Angeles after completing her high school education. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies. Further, she received a Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Brittney Shipp Career
Shipp works for NBC10 Philadelphia as a meteorologist for NBC10’s First Alert Weather Team. Her forecasts appear on weekday evenings. She joined the station in January 2018. Previously, she worked for KRON in San Francisco as an on-air meteorologist for 2 years.
Broadcasting the acute summer 2021 tornado outbreaks serves as her most unforgettable weather event. Her second was broadcasting the second snowiest winter ever recorded during the winter of 2014 which tracked nearly 68 inches of snowfall at Philadelphia International Airport.
She has received nominations for an Emmy award five times. An Emmy-awarded journalist, she mixed her passion for children’s education and meteorology to write and publish the children’s book, The Meteorologist in Me. Her book has been shared with more than 35,000 students, including international audiences in Cuba and Australia.
Before rejoining NBC10, her career began when she served KYMA in Yuma as a morning weekday weather reporter and features reporter. Next, she served KTVK-3TV in Phoenix as a weekend meteorologist and special assignment reporter. Further, she has worked as a fill-in weather anchor for four national morning shows; NBC’s Early Today, and MSNBC’s Morning Joe, First Look, and Way Too Early.
Shipp has a passion for educational school visits, bridging the gender gap in STEM careers, and diversity in children’s literature. She dedicates herself to encouraging young girls and students to understand science and weather-related careers through school visits, mentoring, and volunteering
Brittney Shipp Age
Shipp was born on October 15, 1982, in the U.S.A. She is 40 years old as of 2023. Shipp celebrates her birthday every October 15th as evidenced by her Instagram post on October 15, 2022, captioning it “Creating joy 🥰 #chapter40.”
Brittney Shipp Height
Shipp stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches
Brittney Shipp Family
Shipp’s mother celebrates her birthday every August 30th as evidenced by her Instagram account on August 30, 2023, where she wished her a happy birthday. Even so, she has not disclosed more information about her parents, especially her father. It is also not known if Shipp has any siblings.
Brittney Shipp Husband
Shipp is married to Jontue Long but has not revealed information regarding him to the public. Long popped the big question in October 2019 as evidenced by the Facebook post made by Jacquline London on October 16, 2019, when she congratulated them on their engagement: “…Congratulations to the lovebirds on their engagement…Wishing Brittney & Jontue a lifetime of love…”
They have two daughters, Zoey and Zariah Nicole Long. Zoey was born on June 17, 2020, and is 3 years old as of 2023. On June 17, 2023, she posted a picture of her on her Instagram account and captioned it “Zoey turns 3 in NYC!.” Zariah was born on May 13, 2022, and is a year old as of 2023. On May 13, 2023, she posted a video of them at Zariah’s party and captioned it “We had a GROOVY time celebrating Zariah #ONEGROOVYBABY…”
In her spare time, she loves to travel the globe and has visited nearly 40 nations. However, she believes being a mom to two girls is her most special achievement. She loves spending time with her family and husband.
Brittney Shipp Net Worth
Shipp has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Brittney Shipp Salary
Shipp earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.