Brysen Van Eck
Brysen Van Eck is the weekday morning/daytime meteorologist at News 12 Connecticut. Van Eck is an award-winning meteorologist who has been with the News 12 team since 1999. Originally working with the Traffic and Weather channels, Van Eck has made appearances on nearly all of the News 12 channels.
In 2017, 2016, and 2008, Van Eck was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Weather Anchor in the New York City Market. In addition, he was nominated in 2008 and 2009 for an Emmy Award for Best Daytime Newscast. He has also received a NY Press Club Award for Best Daytime Newscast, for the "Hudson Valley Daytime Edition". Van Eck holds the American Meteorological Society's prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal, which he obtained in October of 2006.
Other notable accomplishments made with the News 12 Networks include the development of the weather maps for News12.com and News 12 Interactive's weather section in which he was nominated for numerous awards, including a New York City Emmy and a National Emmy.
Van Eck is a proud graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Meteorology. In his spare time, you can find him golfing, hiking and rooting for the Mets, Knicks and Giants. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife Lauren, daughter Hannah, and son Keirnan.