Amy Freeze  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Amy Freeze is Meteorologist for WABC-TV's popular Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning.

Amy is one of only a few women in the world who has earned the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist accreditation from the American Meteorological Society. She also holds Seals of Approval from both the AMS and the National Weather Association.

Amy joined Channel 7's Eyewitness News Weather Team in 2011, after serving as Chief Meteorologist for Fox News in Chicago. Before that she was a meteorologist at Philadelphia's WCAU-TV, was morning meteorologist at KMGH-TV in Denver and worked on KPTV's local morning news program "Good Day Oregon" in Portland. Her work has earned her several Emmy Awards, including for "Best Weathercaster," "Outstanding Host" and for her weather special, "Surviving Severe Weather."

Amy holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. in Communications from Brigham Young University, with an emphasis on Broadcast Journalism. She also has a B.S. in Geosciences from Mississippi State University, with an emphasis on Severe Weather and Forecasting.

An avid runner, Amy has completed marathons in Colorado, Illinois, Pennsylvania, California and New York, completing the New York City Marathon numerous times. She's also a certified SCUBA diver and has taken a swim with the dozen or so 300lb sharks that reside at the New Jersey State Aquarium. She has reported on movies and entertainment, covered the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and Atlanta, and was the first female sideline reporter for Major League Soccer.

Amy gives time to her community speaking to school children about weather and supporting charitable causes. She has emceed the Miss Illinois/Miss America Pageant in Chicago, the Miles to Fight Melanoma Race and won Chicago's "Dancing with the Stars" contest benefitting the March of Dimes.

Born in Utah and raised Southern Indiana, Amy has lived in eight states. She lives on the Upper West Side with her four children.

And yes, "Freeze" is her real name!

Amy's Stories
Pedal Share bike program helps people enjoy Long Island this summer
What started in the village of Southampton as a way to get by the beach and back from the train has grown into Suffolk County's official bike share program.
Brooklyn athlete awarded grant for wheelchair for competitive basketball
Despite a challenging year for charities, one organization was able to fund 100% of grant requests during the pandemic -- including one for a wheelchair basketball player in Brooklyn.
New Yorkers making sure troops feel the love this Valentine's Day
In a year that has been difficult for all of us, there is a big New York effort to make sure our troops feel the love this Valentine's Day. Tens of thousands of cards are being collected.
Bronx mom keeps son's memory alive with blood drives in his name
A mother in the Bronx is doing what she can to keep her son's legacy alive while helping to give the gift of life.
COVID-19 won't stop some from running TCS New York City Marathon virtually
While things may look a little different this year because of COVID, that's not stopping some of the determined runners from taking part in the NYC Marathon virtually.
FDNY Fire Zone opens kicking off Fire Prevention Month with virtual kids event
The FDNY and FDNY Foundation are celebrating the grand opening of the new FDNY Fire Zone to kick off the 95th Annual National Fire Prevention Week.
Amy Freeze's Elf on the Shelf donuts for stubborn elves
In case your Elf on the Shelf gets a little stubborn (he doesn't move for a night) a sweet treat might do the trick!
Accuweather Alert: Ready for Winter special examines long range, climate change
WABC's Accuweather Alert: Ready for Winter special examines long range forecast for winter, and looks at how climate change is impacting communities in New York and New Jersey.
Chefs team up to tackle NYC Marathon together
Team "Make It Nice" started in 2017 as a way to fit in fitness, despite demands, indulgent foods, and bizarre hours.
Tracking Dorian: Most, least likely scenarios for hurricane's path
Yet as the storm grows in size and intensity, forecasters' "best case scenario" is seeming like the least likely scenario.