Janice Huff is a popular American meteorologist and weather forecaster. Janice Huff is best known as the chief meteorologist for WNBC in New York City.
Early Life and Childhood
Janice Huff was born on September 1, 1960 in New York City, New York, United States. So she is currently 61 years old and Americans by nationality. Likewise, her birth sign is Virgo as of her date of birth and she follows Christianity.
Moving on to her family members, there is no valid information about them. However, her parents are natives of Manhattan. Other than that, she hasn’t revealed any details about her parents, siblings and early childhood. However, she moved to her grandparents’ house early on.
Regarding her educational background, she received her diploma with honors from Eau Claire High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council Secretary, Varsity Cheerleader and Miss Shamrock 1978. She then went on to Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She studied meteorology at this university.
In addition, she was also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. After graduating, she was already working as a weekend meteorologist for T+WTVC in Tennessee. From 1982 to 1983 she worked here for a year.
working life and career
Janice worked as a meteorologist/science reporter at WRBL in Columbus, GA in 1983. Janice was awarded the TV Weather Broadcasting Seal of Approval by the American Meteorological Society in 1985. Janice also began working as an on-air meteorologist at KSDK in 1987, covering the Crystal Apple Awards.
Janice joined NBC’s KRON in San Francisco in April 1991, where she worked as an on-air meteorologist and presented Bay Area’s Best Bets. Huff was also recognized as a Clean Air Hero by the American Lung Association during her time at KRON for her efforts to promote cleaner air and better lungs.
In 1992, Huff brought the nationally syndicated Weather School program to the Bay Area, which promotes science education with a focus on meteorology. Janice joined WNBC in January 1995 as the 6pm and 11pm weekend meteorologist for Today in New York, News Channel 4.
Janice added Live at Five to her responsibilities in 2001. She hosts “Wednesday’s Child,” a weekly adoption segment that airs Wednesdays on News 4 You and Sundays on Sunday Today in New York.
Janice began working as a weather forecaster at Weekend Today in 1995, and for the next eight years she alternated between Saturdays and Sundays, switching back and forth from time to time before focusing exclusively on Sundays in 2009. After 16 years with Weekend Today, Huff resigned on April 30, 2012.
Janice presented a short-lived lottery program called NY Wired in 1997-1998, with money going to school computer labs. Cheryl Washington took on the role of host in the second season.
Awards and Nominations
Huff has received numerous honors and awards for her work on Wednesday’s Child, including the prestigious 2004 Administration for Children’s Services Golden Heart Award, the 2004 Miracle Makers Media Award for her dedication and commitment to supporting New York City foster children and the Second Annual Nicholas Scoppetta Award for Service to Children.
Her alma mater, Florida State University, named her a Grad Made Good in 2002, and she also received the Police Athletic League’s 2002 Woman of the Year Award, and the YMCA’s Champion For Youth award in 2000 and the City of Hope’s “Spirit of Life” award for her professional and personal example to New York City youth.
Huff is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Alpha Kappa Alpha fraternity, and the New York Friars’ Club. Similarly, she received the 1995 Bronx Community College “Kaleidoscope Award” for Excellence in Television Meteorology and a 1988 St. Louis Emmy Award for “Best Weathercaster”. In 2016, she was honored by the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
With a successful career, Janice has made quite a bit of money. As for the wiki sites, she currently has a guess net worth of $6 million.
Janice Huff is a married woman with two children. Warren Dowdy, her lifelong lover, is her husband. The beautiful couple wed on Christmas Day, December 25, 1996. However, they had no children yet. The husband and wife live in New Jersey and are quite happy in their relationship.
Body Measurements and Social Media
To fit her body measurements, Janice has an average height and weight. Likewise, she has both black eyes and hair. Details of her other physical data like bust, waist, hips, dress size, etc. are missing.
Regarding her social media handles, she is active on Twitter and Instagram. While she doesn’t use Facebook. In addition, she has more than 11.3 thousand followers Instagram account and over 19.8k followers on her Twitter account.