Keynote – Janice Huff

One of the nation’s most recognized and trusted weather forecasters, Janice Huff serves as Chief Meteorologist for NBC 4 New York, delivering weather reports for the station’s 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Huff joined NBC 4 New York in 1995 and has been regularly recognized for her contributions to broadcast journalism and to the field of meteorology. 

Huff is a member of the New York State Broadcasters Association’s Hall of Fame, National Weather Association, The American Meteorological Society, the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Friars Club.

Huff was awarded the prestigious Allen B. Dumont Broadcaster of the Year Award from Montclair State University. She has also served as a mentor to young journalists and believes strongly in giving back to the community.

Known for her passion for children in foster care, Huff is the host of Wednesday’s Child, a quarterly adoption feature. She was recognized at the “Family Focus Adoption Services (FFAS) Gala” for her work on behalf of adoptable children.

In 2012, Huff received recognition for her dedication to foster care children at the New York City Court Appointed Special Advocates Spring Reception (CASA-NYC).” She was honored at 1199 SEIU / Employer Child Care Corporation’s “5th Annual Care for Kids Gala” for her dedication to children in New York and around the world.

Huff graduated from Florida State University with a major in Meteorology. She resides in New Jersey with her husband.