Janice Dean joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2004 where she currently serves as senior meteorologist for the network. In addition, she is the morning meteorologist for FNC’s signature morning show, FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET) as well as contributes to FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television ("FAST") weather service.Read More
Throughout her tenure with the network, Dean has covered a number of devastating storms including: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Sandy, Irene, Igor, Earl and Katrina. Most recently, Dean contributed to FNC’s coverage of the Hurricane Ida in 2021.
In addition to her role at FNC, Dean is an accomplished author, penning the successful children’s series tailored towards teaching the weather, "Freddy the Frogcaster." Notably, she donated all of the earnings from her most recent "Freddy" title to Team Rubicon, an organization dedicated to providing disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters. In 2019, she released her memoir, "Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days" and in 2021, published "Make Your Own Sunshine: Inspiring Stories of People Who Find Light in Dark Times."
Prior to joining the network, Dean served as the news editor and entertainment reporter for Imus in the Morning, which aired on WFAN-AM New York and was also simulcast nationally on MSNBC. Before her time at the radio station, Dean was a weekend on-air traffic reporter for CBS 2 New York and from 1998-2001, she hosted various radio programs in Houston, Texas including: Metro Networks, KODA-FM, KKBQ-FM and KLDE-FM. She also served as an on-camera weather host at CBOT Television in 1997.
Dean began her career in Ottawa, Canada at CHEZ-FM where she was a morning show co-host, reporter and DJ. She went on to hold numerous positions at CHUM Limited, also in Ottawa, Canada, including: morning news anchor for Breakfast at the New RO, producer and host of The Broad Perspective on CFRA and an anchor for KOOL-FM.
Dean received an honors diploma from Algonquin College in Radio & Television Broadcasting. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009.