Meteorologist Matt Brickman is a member of NBC 4 New York’s Storm Team 4 weather team and anchors the station’s weather coverage for the weekend editions of “News 4 New York” at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. He also delivers weather updates on weekday editions of “News 4 New York” and regularly visits Tri-State classrooms to discuss severe weather safety in conjunction with NBC 4 New York’s popular “Weather Kids” community program.
Prior to joining NBC 4 New York in 2019, Brickman was the morning meteorologist for WCCO-TV, the CBS owned and operated television station in Minneapolis-St. Paul. During his eight years in the Twin Cities, Brickman regularly covered severe weather ranging from blizzards to tornadoes. He began his career as a meteorologist for WICD-TV in Champaign, Illinois.
Brickman spent his early years in Windsor, Connecticut and later moved with his family to Monmouth County as a teenager. He graduated from Marlboro High School prior to prior to studying Broadcast Journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Broadcast Meteorology at Mississippi State University.