Janice Dean

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Janice Dean
Born (1970-05-09) May 9, 1970 (age 49)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationHost and meteorologist for the Fox News Channel
WebsiteBio on FOXNews.com

Janice Dean is a Canadian meteorologist, TV host, and author. She currently appears on the Fox News Channel where she serves as co-host and weather anchor on Fox and Friends weekday mornings.

Career[edit]

Before beginning work for Fox News, Dean worked at several radio and television stations in Canada and the United States, including CHEZ-FM, and WCBS-TV.

Before starting her career in broadcasting she was a Canadian By-Law Enforcement officer.[citation needed]

In 2009, Dean was awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval.[1]

During her stint on Fox, Dean also became an author, writing a series of "Freddy the Frogcaster" children's books.[2]

Her book, Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days, was released on March 5, 2019.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dean was born in Toronto, Ontario and grew up in Ottawa.[4] In 2007 she married Sean Newman of the New York City Fire Department.[5][6] They have two sons, Matthew, born in 2009 and Theodore, born in 2011.[7][citation needed]

In 2005, Janice Dean was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a chronic autoimmune disease that attacks the protective outer sheaths of the nerves.[3]

In January 2018 Dean grabbed some attention after a viewer complained that her legs were "distracting." Dean gained accolades in her powerful response when she said, "I'm sorry if you don't like my legs. I'm grateful I have them to walk with. You're right. I don't look like the typical person on TV, and I'm proud to be a size 10. Imagine that! You can always turn the channel if you're offended by my huge legs."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Janice Dean". Fox News. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  2. ^ Hunter-Frederick, Allison (April 4, 2017). "Interview with Weather Forecaster, Janice Dean". Lincoln Animal Ambassadors. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Dean, Janice (March 4, 2019). "Janice Dean: I have a new book - 'Mostly Sunny' - Here's why I wrote it". Fox News. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "Five Minutes w/ Janice Dean". Fox News. August 31, 2004. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "Watch 'Cooking With Janice Dean' (Actually Her Husband Does the Cooking)". Fox News. July 23, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Dean, Janice (June 9, 2017). "Janice Dean: Ten years together. As husband and wife. Amen". Fox News. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  7. ^ "Janice Dean: As a mom, I've learned that sometimes it's the little things that have the biggest impact". Fox News. May 11, 2019. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  8. ^ "Janice Dean Has An Important Message After Internet Troll Commented On Her Legs: If We're Healthy and Feeling Good About Ourselves That's the Most Important Thing". FOX News Radio. January 11, 2018. Retrieved January 12, 2018.

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