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Brooke Brighton

Brighten up your day with Brooke Brighton.

PEORIA, IL - Brooke Brighton is a meteorologist at WMBD 31 and WYZZ 43 News on weekends and a weekday reporter. Brooke graduated with honors from The Ohio State University where she studied Agricultural Communication and Atmospheric Sciences.

During her time at Ohio State, Brooke was an on-air meteorologist for Lantern TV, the University's Television Station, and contributed stories to the school's newspaper, "The Lantern".

Brooke was a weather intern at ABC7 - Chicago where she was involved with weather forecasts and graphics. Brooke also completed an internship at NBC4 - Columbus where she kept weather updates current on social media. In addition, she participated in Friday Night Football shows at local High Schools. In recognition of her work at ABC and NBC, Brooke received an "Outstanding Internship" award from her college at OSU. Brooke loves the outdoors and when not at work, she enjoys chasing storms, hiking (especially at Starved Rock) and nature photography. Although passionate about all sports, Brooke has spent many hours on the basketball court and played on a championship basketball team. She is always down for a free-throw competition. Brooke realizes the importance of giving back to the community and initiated "A Dance To Remember" to raise funds for The Alzheimer's Association.


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