Brittney Shipp is an Emmy award-winning journalist, currently working as an On-Air evening weekday meteorologist at NBC10.
Before returning to NBC10, Shipp started her career as a morning weekday weather reporter at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Arizona.
Age | Birthday | Zodiac sign
She was born on October 14, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. She is 40 years old as of 2023, and her zodiac sign is Libra.
Brittney Shipp Profile Summary
|Birth Name||Brittney Shipp|
|Date of Birth||October 14,1983|
|Age||40 years old as of 2023|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California|
|Spouse Name||Jontue Draper Long (m. January, 1 2020)|
|Children||2 biological daughters, Zoey and Zariah. 1 Step son Bryce|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Profession||Meteorologist at NBC10 Philadelphia|
|Education||I. University of California- Degree in International Development Studies |
II. Mississippi State University- Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology
Parents | Mother | Father
Her father’s name is Joseph Shipp, and he played football during his time at the University of Southern California.
Brittney Shipp Siblings
Brittney has three siblings, namely; Joe Shipp, Jerren Ship and Josh Shipp.
Husband | Jontue Long | Is Brittney Shipp married?
Brittney is happily married to her husband Jontue Draper Long, a certified financial advisor. The couple tied the knot on January 1, 2020, in Paris France after proposing to her on October 15, 2019.
Together they are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Zoey Amour Long and Zariah Nicole Long.
Who is Jontue Long
Jontue Draper Long is a certified financial advisor. He is currently married to Brittney Ship and he is a loving father to three children. He has a son called Bryce, born on November 11, 2009, before he married Brittney Shipp.
Children | Zoey | Zariah | Bryce
She is a loving and caring mother to her two beautiful daughters; Zoey born on June 11, 2020 and Zariah born on May 13, 2022. She is also a loving and caring step mother to her step son, Bryce who was born on November 11, 2009.
Brittney says that her most special accomplishment is becoming a mom to her two beautiful and amazing girls, and she cherishes spending time with them and her husband.
Height | How tall is Brittney?
Shipp is 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Brittney graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies.
She also holds a certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Brittney Shipp Career | Meteorologist at NBC10
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Brittney Shipp is an Evening weekday meteorologist at NBC10 Philadelphia. She returned to NBC 10 in January 2018, after spending two years as a chief meteorologist at KRON-TV in San Francisco Bay Area.
She is excited to come back to Philadelphia. “I love the challenge Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware markets present.” She said.
“You get a little bit of everything-from snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, even hurricanes and tornadoes. It’s an exciting place to forecast as a meteorologist. Most importantly, you have a chance to inform viewers with life-saving information. I am passionate about keeping everyone as safe as possible when severe weather is moving in.”
She is passionate about educational school visits and bridging the gender gap in STEM careers. Through school visits, volunteering and mentoring, she is dedicated to energizing young girls and students to understand weather and science-related careers.
Author and Writer
Brittney is also an author. She has written and published the children’s book, The Meteorologist in Me, and has shared it to over 35,000 students, including audiences in Cuba and Australia.
Brittney Shipp Memorable Moments
Brittney’s most memorable weather events are those that she covered the severe tornado outbreaks of summer 2021, and the snowiest winter ever recorded during the winter of 2014.
Hobbies and Interests
- She loves traveling the world and so far she has visited close to 20 countries.
- Spending time with her husband and their two beautiful daughters.
- Hanging out with her girlfriends