Cecily Tynan

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Cecily Tynan
BornCecily Joan Tynan
(1969-03-19) March 19, 1969 (age 45)
Newtown, Connecticut
EducationB.A.
OccupationBroadcast meteorologist
Notable credit(s)Action News
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
TitleWeeknight meteorologist
Spouse(s)Greg Watson
ChildrenLuke, Emma Grace
Website
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/bio?section=resources/inside_station/newsteam&id=5771823
 
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Cecily Tynan
BornCecily Joan Tynan
(1969-03-19) March 19, 1969 (age 45)
Newtown, Connecticut
EducationB.A.
OccupationBroadcast meteorologist
Notable credit(s)Action News
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
TitleWeeknight meteorologist
Spouse(s)Greg Watson
ChildrenLuke, Emma Grace
Website
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/bio?section=resources/inside_station/newsteam&id=5771823

Cecily Joan Tynan (born March 19, 1969) is an American television reporter who has been with WPVI-TV since 1995. As of 2013, she is the 5, 6, and 11 pm weathercaster. She also hosts the Saturday evening public affairs program Primetime Weekend; the show was co-hosted by Gary Papa until his death on June 19, 2009.

Background[edit]

Tynan is a 1991 magna cum laude graduate of Washington and Lee University, from which she earned a degree with majors in journalism and politics. She holds American Meteorological Society television seal number 1099.[1]

She came to WPVI from KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she worked as a weather and news anchor for "Good Morning Las Vegas." Prior to that, she was the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia.

At WPVI, she started out as a weekend weathercaster and general reporter. Then she became the weekday morning weathercaster. When Dave Roberts cut back his duties in 2003, she became the weathercaster for weeknights at 5:30 and 11 p.m. After Lisa Thomas-Laury went on medical leave, Tynan took over as co-host of several locally produced specials, including the 6 ABC Boscov's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the 4th of July Parade, Philly on Wheels, and the Flower Show. Although not officially announced, when Dave Roberts retired in late 2009, Tynan became the chief weathercaster/meteorologist of the station.

Personal[edit]

After divorcing her first husband, school teacher Michael Badger, she remarried to divorcé Greg Watson[2] and gave birth to a baby boy named Luke on January 20, 2006, and a girl named Emma Grace on September 17, 2007.[3][4]

Tynan is an accomplished triathlete and frequently runs marathons.[5] She was featured on the February 2001 cover of Runner's World magazine.

The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia [1] inducted Tynan into their Hall of Fame in 2012.

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