Audrey Puente joined WWOR-TV/My9 as Chief Weather Anchor in January 2007. Puente provides forecasts for "The 10 O'Clock News."
Puente joined My9 from WCBS-TV where she provided weather forecasts for "CBS 2 News This Morning" and "CBS 2 News at Noon." She also provided fill-in reports for the CBS national morning program "The Early Show." Previously, she served as a meteorologist for WNBC-TV and delivered weekend reports for "Today in New York." Prior to this, Puente was the weekend meteorologist for WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS., where she appeared on the station's 5 PM and 10 PM newscasts. Earlier, she served as the weekend weather anchor for WXVT-TV in Greenville, MS and the weekday weather anchor at WJCL-TV in Savannah, GA. Puente began her career as a production assistant for WNYW-TV in New York.
Puente is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. She is also a junior board member on the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families.
Puente is a graduate of Syracuse University, where she received a B.S. in Speech Communications. She received her M.S. in Geosciences with an emphasis on meteorology from Mississippi State University. She is a New York native and still resides in her hometown.