Audrey Puente is a Meteorologist/Feature Reporter for WNYW/ FOX 5.
Previously, she was Chief Weather Anchor for WWOR-TV/My9 providing forecasts for the station's "My9 News at Ten."
Puente joined My9 from WCBS-TV where she provided weather forecasts for "CBS 2 News This Morning" and "CBS 2 News at Noon." She also provided fill-in reports for the CBS national morning program "The Early Show."
Previously, she served as a meteorologist for WNBC-TV and delivered weekend reports for "Today in New York." Prior to this, Puente was the weekend meteorologist for WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS., where she appeared on the station's 5 PM and 10 PM newscasts.
Earlier, she served as the weekend weather anchor for WXVT-TV in Greenville, MS and the weekday weather anchor at WJCL-TV in Savannah, GA. Puente began her career as a production assistant for WNYW-TV in New York.
Puente is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the American Meteorological Society, and the National Weather Association.
Puente is a graduate of Syracuse University, where she received a B.S. in Speech Communications. She received her M.S. in Geosciences with an emphasis on meteorology from Mississippi State University.
She is a New York native who still resides in her hometown.
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