Janice Dean is a Canadian television meteorologist. She appears on the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, and also substitutes for Fox News Live headline anchors when needed. She is known for her nickname, "Janice Dean, the Weather Machine", coined by Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith. She has also been called "Janice Dean, the Weather Queen".
Before beginning work for Fox News channel, Dean worked at several radio and television stations in Canada and the United States, including Imus in the Morning, CHEZ-FM, and WCBS-TV.
Before starting her career in broadcasting she was a Canadian By-Law Enforcement officer.
Dean was born in Toronto and grew up in Ottawa. She was married in 2007 to Sean Newman of the New York City Fire Department. They have two sons, Matthew, born in 2009 and Theodore, born in 2011.
In 2005, Janice Dean was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic auto immune disease that attacks the protective outer sheaths of the nerves.