Huntsville, Ala. – WHNT / WHDF, the Nexstar Media Inc. television stations serving Huntsville, in the North
Alabama and the Tennessee Valley, today appointed Danielle Dozier chief meteorologist for News 19.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Danielle to the News 19 family,” said Stan Pylant, vice president
Chairman and CEO of WHNT / WHDF. “She brings a solid knowledge of forecasts, a large market
experience and a passion for accurate tracking of severe weather phenomena.
Award-winning certified broadcasting meteorologist, Ms. Dozier has previously served viewers in
Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Oklahoma City. She was recognized for her exceptional gravity
weather forecasting and received EMMY nominations for its coverage of tornadoes and flash floods
Paul Caron, news and content director for News 19, said: “As soon as we saw Danielle’s work, we got
knew she was the right one. When viewers watch her there is no doubt that she knows what she is talking about
and watch over the community.
Ms. Dozier’s passion for forecasting and tracking severe weather events began when she was growing up in Virginia Beach. In addition to her love of the weather, she is a STEM activist and in her spare time loves
“I am so excited to call the Tennessee Valley home,” Ms. Dozier said. “I look forward to serving our
viewers and get to know them on TV and on social media. I know I have an important job to do in
ensure the safety of viewers. WHNT has a great team. I am delighted to be a part of it.
Ms. Dozier holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal of approval from the American
Meteorological society. She is originally from Chesapeake, Va. And got her Atmospheric Science
graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
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