About Amy Freeze

Meteorologist.  Ivy League Academic.  Body For Life Champion.  Sports Enthusiast.  Marathoner. Triathlete.  Emmy Award Winner.  Environmental Writer.  Mother of Four.

Amy Freeze is a television Meteorologist for WABC in New York City.  She is one of a few women in the world with a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist accreditation from the American Meteorological Society.  Freeze has Seals of Approval from both the AMS and the National Weather Association. Yes, it’s her real last name – and has even been the topic of Jeopardy Answers on two separate occasions!

Freeze has a Master Degree from University of Pennsylvania in Environmental Science.  Her educational background includes a B.A. in Communications from Brigham Young University, with an emphasis on Broadcast Journalism. She has a B.S. in Geosciences from Mississippi State University, with an emphasis on Severe Weather and Forecasting.  She also has a Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from MSU.  Freeze also studied foreign politics abroad in both South Africa and Germany.

Amy Freeze

Amy Freeze

Freeze recently won an Emmy for her forecasting during Hurricane Sandy. She is a four-time Emmy winner including Best Weathercaster, Outstanding Host and the weather special “Surviving Severe Weather.” She has appeared on two networks doing weather, both NBC Today Show and Good Morning America. She has been a guest on CNN’s Pierce Morgan Live. Beyond forecasting, Freeze has covered movies and entertainment, reported on the Olympic Games in Salt Lake and Atlanta, and was the first female sideline reporter for Major League Soccer.  She had the assignment of reporting on-field weather conditions for the Chicago Bears and was featured on Monday Night Football for her “freezing” report of the coldest kickoff ever at Soldier Field in 2008.

Freeze is an avid runner and has completed seven marathons, (CO, IL, NY, PA, and CA) including the NYC Marathon 3 times.  She’s also scuba certified and has taken a swim with the dozen or so 300 pound sharks that reside at the New Jersey State Aquarium.  Freeze recently took a dip in the Oceanarium at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.

She was previously with Fox Chicago News as Chief Meteorologist, also worked at NBC 10 Philadelphia as a Meteorologist and host of NBC 10’s daily live, local show 10!  While with NBC Freeze has assignments with WeatherPlus, MSNBC and the plaza in New York City as a weathercaster for the “Weekend Today” show.

Prior to joining NBC 10, she worked in Denver, Colorado for at the ABC affiliate in the Channel 7 KMGH weather department. Freeze’s previous experience includes working as the morning meteorologist for KWGN Denver, “WB Today” in Denver where she both provided weather reports and co-hosted the morning news.

In addition, Freeze spent three years working on the Pacific Coast in Portland with the KPTV’s original local morning news program “Good Day Oregon.”  Freeze got her first full time job in news as general assignment reporter for a local news magazine in Portland called “East Metro Edition.” Her schooling began at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.  After a year of general studies at WSU, Freeze took a cheerleading scholarship at Brigham Young University. It was at BYU on the nightly “KBYU Report,” Freeze learned to shoot, edit, write, and package stories. It was also the scene of her first “weather wall” report where she actually disappeared from the green screen during the weathercast!

She also studied international politics in Johannesburg during the election of Nelson Mandela.  She has interviewed hundreds of entertainers and athletes – – some of her favorites include Howie Mandel, Ed McMahon, Bette Midler, Denzel Washington, Jon Bon Jovi, Glenn Close, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Dick Clark, Kim Bassinger, Seth Green and William Hurt.  Freeze had a cameo role on the sitcom “Scrubs” in 2005.

After graduation from BYU, she spent time in Los Angeles, CA at KTLA working with both the “KTLA Morning News” and Marta Waller’s live coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial.

A member of the Radio and Television News Director Association since 1994, Freeze was chosen to participate in the 1996 RTNDF/RIAS German Journalism Exchange which included study of German politics, the European Union and NATO.  Before leaving Berlin, Freeze produced two documentaries which aired on cable.

Comments
  1. Silva says:

    I really like you Amy, you are a very pretty lady, and a wonderful mom. I see you have
    four kids, thats a hand full. I know you look very good with them. your kids are nice looking too!. you are a great meteorologist too. well thats all for now Love Silva.

  2. dave terpin says:

    We live across from the Dekalb airport in Dekalb and its all open ground for couple of miles, so be a interesting night, we took your advice and brought everything in or move it to a better location.

    dave and debbie and holly pooh terpin

  3. pegleg3 says:

    I can’t believe they’re not renewing Amy Freezes contract. She radiates all american health, intelligent, georgeous. All the things men love and women hate, except she has such a sincere and winning smile one can’t help but love her. In short , she’s near perfect. What the heck are you thinking? She has a true passion for the weather and gives it to us straight. What happened that you took her away from us?

  4. Brian says:

    I am going tot he Yankee game tonight…..will I freeze?

  5. stephen orsini says:

    what a refreshing addition to ABC news to see a hard working mother of 4 doing the weather. she is super knowledgeable of the weather, very personable and not to mention very pretty.

  6. Sue walker says:

    Great job. Keepupmthe good work.

  7. joseph patti says:

    I like the way you report the weather and your last name is right for the job good luck

  8. Fernando Ocasio says:

    Amy you always make me laugh every Saturday and Sunday morning always watch it I think you’re great keep up the good work God bless you and I keep looking for your website for big dogs please send it to me so I can put my little dog in there thank you

  9. […] Amy Freeze is a television Meteorologist for WABC in New York City. She is one of a few women in the world with a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist accreditation from the American Meteorological Society. Amy is a four-time Emmy winner including Best Weathercaster, Outstanding Host and the weather special “Surviving Severe Weather.” She has appeared on two networks doing weather, both NBC Today Show and Good Morning America. She was previously with Fox Chicago News as Chief Meteorologist, and also worked at NBC 10 Philadelphia. […]

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