Danielle Niles is the weekday morning meteorologist for NECN, delivering forecasts on NECN Morning and The Morning Show. A Weymouth, Mass. native, Niles joined NECN in November 2008. She was previously employed at Weather Services International in Andover, MA, as a forecaster for private energy companies.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be working in New England, forecasting with such a dedicated and talented Weather Team at a news station that is well-respected across the entire region," Niles says. "I have had a passion for the weather ever since I was a little girl, and working as a broadcast meteorologist has always been a dream of mine."
Ever since she was young, Danielle has shared an enthusiasm for severe weather, blizzards, thunderstorms and hurricanes to name a few. She has even been storm chasing in the Midwest where she saw her first tornado.
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 also earned a master's degree in meteorology at Florida State University and is a member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
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