Jeff Desnoyers joined the ABC6 Weather team as Chief Meteorologist beginning October 2nd. According to Nic Moye, News Director at WLNE-TV/ABC6, “We're excited to introduce Jeff to our viewers. His expertise will be of great value as we head into cooler fall and winter weather. Everyone watching will walk away with a better understanding of what's happening around us. Jeff fits in well with our experienced evening news team, John Deluca,
JEFF DESNOYERS JOINED THE ABC6 WEATHER TEAM AS CHIEF METEOROLOGIST OCTOBER 2ND 2015. ACCORDING TO NIC MOYE, NEWS DIRECTOR AT WLNE-TV/ABC6, “WE'RE EXCITED TO INTRODUCE JEFF TO OUR VIEWERS. HIS EXPERTISE WILL BE OF GREAT VALUE AS WE HEAD INTO COOLER FALL AND WINTER WEATHER. EVERYONE WATCHING WILL WALK AWAY WITH A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND US. JEFF FITS IN WELL WITH OUR EXPERIENCED EVENING NEWS TEAM, JOHN DELUCA, ALEXANDRA COWLEY, LIZ TUFTS AND KEN BELL.
BORN AND RAISED IN SOUTHEAST CONNECTICUT, JEFF GREW UP SPENDING TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AT THE RHODE ISLAND SHORE. ACCORDING TO DESNOYERS, “SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND IS MY FAVORITE PART OF THE U.S. AND I’M HAPPY TO BE ABLE TO CALL THIS HOME. I LOVE WEATHER AND ENJOY BEING ABLE TO DO SOMETHING I HAVE A PASSION FOR EACH DAY.”
A GRADUATE OF MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, PRIOR TO COMING TO WLNE/ABC6 JEFF WAS AT FIOS1NEWS FORECASTING THE WEATHER FOR LONG ISLAND, NEW JERSEY AND THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY.
HE ALSO SERVED AS A METEOROLOGIST FOR KGWN IN CHEYENNE, WY AND WMBD IN PEORIA IL.
DESPITE GROWING UP IN NEW ENGLAND, JEFF IS A HUGE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS FAN FOR BASEBALL AND A TENNESSEE TITANS FAN FOR FOOTBALL. HIS HOBBIES INCLUDE LONG BIKE RIDES AND BOWLING. SPENDING TIME WITH HIS TWO WONDERFUL DOGS RUSTY AND HUNTER ALWAYS MAKES FOR A GREAT DAY AS WELL.