Cecily Tynan, Action News weeknight meteorologist, joined WPVI-TV/6ABC as the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter in October, 1995. She came to WPVI from KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she worked as a weather and news anchor for "Good Morning Las Vegas."
Prior to that, she was the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia. Originally from Connecticut, Tynan double majored in Journalism and Politics and graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. She also completed meteorology courses and received her seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.
Her broadcast awards and honors include "Best On-Air Talent," Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards; and "Best Weathercaster," Las Vegas Review Journal. She was also named "Best Weathercaster" and "Best Weathervane" in the Philadelphia Weekly and Philadelphia Magazine, respectively.
Cecily is a four-time sub-3 hour marathoner, former world-class professional duathlete and a top ten age group finisher at the 2003 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Married in April, 2005, she has recently scaled back her competitions to local charity races to raise money for worthy charities in the Delaware Valley.
She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Brandywine River Conservancy. Cecily is married and has a son and daughter. On Friday evening, November 16, 2012, Cecily Tynan was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.
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