Chief Meteorologist Danielle Dozier joined WHNT in October 2021. She holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society. She is also on the AMS board of directors for broadcast meteorology, where she helps other meteorologists attain their CBM.
Since joining WHNT, Danielle has won a Judges’ Award of Merit from the Alabama Broadcasters Association for her work covering North Alabama’s weather.
Danielle most recently worked in Pittsburgh, where she won a Pennsylvania Associated Press award for severe weather coverage and was nominated for an Emmy for coverage of flash flooding. She’s also worked in Indianapolis and Oklahoma City.
It was in Oklahoma City where she was part of a team that won Best Morning Show from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters in 2012. She was nominated for an Emmy for coverage of an EF-5 tornado that hit the area in May 2013. Danielle is also a storm chaser and has witnessed many tornadoes.
Abilene, Texas, is where Danielle started her broadcast career. It was there that she helped produce and edit an award-winning 30-minute weather show.
She grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia, which is where she got her love for weather. She received her Associate of Science degree there before going to the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.
Danielle loves to travel and has been to many different countries. She also enjoys baking and bowling and can speak a little bit of Spanish, having studied the language for six years.