AccuWeather Meteorologist Brittany Boyer

Whether tuning into The AccuWeather Network or watching the forecast on your local news station, chances are that your favorite “weather girl” would much rather be referred to by her hard-earned title: meteorologist.

Kathleen Heller, AccuWeather's first female meteorologist

Decades before AccuWeather took shape as the international weather and digital media organization it’s recognized as today, it hit a major milestone with the hiring of one particular qualified meteorologist and graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.