Bri grew up in southeastern Massachusetts, where the dynamic transition of seasons sparked her interest in weather. She traded in nor'easters for hurricanes when she left to study meteorology at the University of Miami, where she graduated with a bachelor of science in marine and atmospheric science.
Bri kicked off her television career at KAMR-TV in Amarillo, Texas, as a morning meteorologist and co-host. Storm chasing was also part of her job and became an exciting hobby for Bri while on the High Plains. She joined ABC7 in 2011.
As a stroke survivor, Bri is an advocate of the American Heart/American Stroke association and often volunteers as a passionate guest speaker and emcee. She is currently on the board of the AHA/ASA Western States affiliates and the Western States Stroke Task Force.
When not tracking changes in the weather, Bri is most likely practicing yoga, hiking or relaxing at the beach.
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