BOSTON (CBS) – Danielle Niles has been named Weekend Morning Meteorologist (Sa., 5-8AM; Su., 5-9AM) for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News anchored by WBZ-TV News’ Kate Merrill. Niles’ first day at WBZ-TV will be Tuesday, October 29 with her on-air debut on Saturday, November 9.

“Danielle is a great fit for the WBZ AccuWeather team,” said WBZ-TV News Director John Verrilli. “She grew up, played sports, and worked in New England all her life; so she knows the kind of weather our region can deliver and has proven to be an excellent meteorologist.”

“I am so excited to join the team of meteorologists at WBZ-TV” said Niles. “I’ve had a passion for weather since I was a child and have experienced first-hand the unique and diverse weather we get here in New England. I look forward to working with the talented ‘BZ weather team to provide viewers with the most accurate, informational, and dynamic weather reports and programming in the market.”

A native of Weymouth, MA, Niles joins WBZ-TV News from New England Cable News where she spent five years as weekday morning meteorologist. Before that, Niles was a forecaster at Weather Services International in Andover, MA where she provided forecasts for private companies. Niles is a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Lowell where she earned her bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science, and was captain of the women’s varsity soccer team. She then went on to earn a master’s degree in meteorology at Florida State University.


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