Jess Langlois

Burlington, VT
Jess Langlois

A New Englander to her core, Jess Langlois was born and raised in southern New Hampshire, where she developed a love for weather in elementary school. By 4th grade, she was obsessed with the Weather Channel, spending hours staring at radar loops and recording her favorite Local on the 8s songs on a tape recorder.

Jess went on to earn a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and an A.S. in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Northern Vermont University - Lyndon. During that time, she interned at WCVB-TV in Boston and right here at WCAX.

Jess started her career at WQOW-TV in Eau Claire, WI as a meteorologist and multimedia journalist before joining the team at WCAX. During her time in Wisconsin, she covered all of the extremes the Midwest has to offer, including several tornadoes. She became WCAX's First at Four Meteorologist in June 2021. You will see her out in the field or filling in during other newscasts too.

Outside of work, Jess loves spending time outdoors immersing herself in New England's natural beauty. Whether it's biking, hiking, swimming, kayaking, leaf peeping, visiting local farm stands, or just sitting by the lake, she loves it all. Jess is passionate about the environment and sustainability. She loves cooking and trying new restaurants and recipes. She is obsessed with her 15-year-old cat named Frisky. Jess also loves music and the performing arts. She enjoys singing, tap dancing and loves a good musical.