What is Dylan Dryer's role on "The Today Show"?


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As of 2015, meteorologist Dylan Dreyer is the weekend weather anchor on "Today." Dreyer also works on-air during the week as a weather correspondent, and occasionally fills in for fellow "Today" meteorologist Al Roker or social media correspondent and Orange Room host Carson Daly. Part of Dreyer's Orange Room duties include interviewing celebrity guests.

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In addition to her "Today" duties, Dreyer also provides weekend weather reports for MSNBC, "NBC Nightly News" and The Weather Channel.

Dreyer has been a part of the "Today" show since September 2012, filling the gap left by Janice Huff, the WNBC chief meteorologist who left the show in April of 2012. Dreyer made headlines in 2013 for being injured on the job covering a blizzard for "Today" in February. After a fall, she suffered a mild concussion and had to have a bone removed in her fractured right hand.

A New Jersey native and alumni of Rutgers University, Dreyer has been an active meteorologist since 2003, working at WICU in Erie, Pennsylvania, WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island and finally WHDH in Boston before being hired by "Today."

Dreyer was voted "Boston's Best Meteorologist" in 2008. She is married and lives in the New York area.

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