Meteorologist Brittney Shipp will return to NBC10, joining meteorlogist Bill Henley weekday mornings starting Jan. 8, the station announced Thursday. In addition, bilingual journalist Miguel Martinez-Valle will join NBC10 as a general assignment reporter starting Dec. 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 that, she served in various reporting and meteorology roles at KTVK-3TV in Phoenix and KYMA-TV in Yuma, Ariz. 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 who 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.