Erica Grow joins Storm Team 4 as a meteorologist for the weekend editions of “News 4 New York” at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Prior to coming to NBC 4 New York, Grow was weekend evening meteorologist for WUSA in Washington, DC. Grow began her career at KMID-TV in Midland and Odessa, Texas and has worked for WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut and WPVI-TV in Philadelphia where she was active in education initiatives in area schools.
Grow, a 2002 graduate from Penn State University with a degree in Meteorology, was active in the alumni association and a member of the Penn State Meteorology Development Sub-Committee.
In 2012, Grow earned the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation from the American Meteorological Society, the highest level of distinction in the field of broadcast meteorology. Grow, in 2015, was elected to the AMS’s Board on Enterprise Communication and has led sessions and moderated panel discussions at national meetings as part of her Board position.
Grow, a scientist at heart, loves nothing more than sharing her passion for weather and science with others. As a STEM mentor (Science, Technology, Education and Math) through the National Girls Collaborative Project, Grow volunteered at the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia speaking to thousands of school children of all ages about the amazing science of weather.
Grow loves spending time outdoors, watching football and baseball, and spending time with her adopted Golden Retriever mix, Twango.