Dylan Dreyer

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Dylan Dreyer
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Dreyer in May 2015
Born
Dylan Marie Dreyer

(1981-08-02) August 2, 1981 (age 37)
NationalityAmerican
EducationRutgers University
OccupationMeteorologist, News Correspondent
Years active2003–present
EmployerNBCUniversal, Comcast
Spouse(s)Brian Fichera (2012–present)
Children1 (b. 2016)[1]

Dylan Marie Dreyer (born August 2, 1981)[citation needed] is an American television meteorologist working for NBC News. She is weather anchor and rotates with Sheinelle Jones in the Orange Room on Weekend Today and MSNBC on weekends.[2] Dreyer frequently appears on Today on weekdays as a weather correspondent and as a fill-in for Al Roker and Carson Daly. She also appears on The Weather Channel and on NBC Nightly News. Dreyer joined NBC News in September 2012 after having worked at the now former NBC station WHDH in Boston, Massachusetts since 2007.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Dreyer was born in Manalapan, New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in meteorology.

Career[edit]

Dreyer has worked at WICU in Erie, Pennsylvania; WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island; and WHDH in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dreyer was in a car accident while en route to cover a blizzard for The Today Show on February 9, 2013; she suffered a mild concussion.[4]

In addition to her meteorological duties, Dreyer is the host of the NBC educational nature program Journey with Dylan Dreyer[5] broadcast on The More You Know block of programming on NBC.

Personal life[edit]

Dylan married Brian Fichera in 2012.[6] They live in the New York area. On June 10, 2016, Dreyer announced, on the Today Show, that she was pregnant with her first child.[7] On December 17, 2016, she gave birth to her first child, Calvin.[1]

In 1963, Dreyer's grandmother, Doris Milke, was a record-setting winner on the original version of The Price Is Right.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vulpo, Mike (December 17, 2016). "Today Show Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer Gives Birth to a Baby Boy". eonline.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "Dylan Dreyer, weather anchor for TODAY's weekend editions". TODAY.com. 2013-06-04. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  3. ^ Kevin Eck (2012-09-13). "It's Official: Dreyer Named to NBC's "Weekend Today" – TVSpy". mediabistro. Retrieved 2013-08-10.
  4. ^ "'Today's' Dylan Dreyer on her blizzard car accident: 'It was so unfortunate' – Zap2it". blog.zap2it.com. Retrieved 2014-04-02.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "The More You Know - Journey with Dylan Dreyer". NBC. Archived from the original on August 2, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "Dylan Dreyer ties the knot in Boston – Boston News, New England News, WHDH-TV 7NEWS WHDH.COM". Archived from the original on October 9, 2012. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
  7. ^ "Dylan Dreyer announces first pregnancy on 'Today'". upi.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  8. ^ Go, grandma! Dylan Dreyer shares her grandmother's record-breaking 'Price Is Right' run Today Show. December 31, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2015.