Brad Field has been the chief meteorologist for NBC Connecticut since 1983. You can catch his forecasts weeknights on NBC Connecticut News at 6 and 11.
Prior to joining the NBC Connecticut team, Brad worked in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was a meteorologist at WLNE-TV for three years. He has also worked at Weather Services Corporation in Bedford, Massachusetts, where he enjoyed forecasting for the Boston Red Sox.
Brad was recently inducted into the prestigious Silver Circle for his 25 years of exemplary service to the citizens of Connecticut. He has also been awarded the American Meteorological Society's "Seal of Approval For Excellence in Television Weathercasting."
Brad has been honored for his coverage of Hurricane Gloria in 1985 and received the AP Award for NBC Connecticut's coverage of the blizzards of 1995 and 1996.
Brad is a New England native who received his bachelor of science degree in meteorology from the College of Pure and Applied Science at the University of Lowell, in Lowell, Massachusetts.
To his friends at NBC Connecticut, Brad is known as "Coach" for his love of baseball and football.
Mentoring and coaching are Brad’s passions. For 16 years he coached baseball and football in his hometown teaching above all else, sportsmanship. Brad recently served as President of Granby High School Football for 4 years leading the Program from no funding at all, to partial funding, now on the way to full funding by the town’s Board of Education.
Brad and his wife Sandy have two sons, Curt and Connor, both off at college right now.
Brad enjoys New England, he is a staunch sports fan, enjoys traveling especially to Nantucket, Vermont ski areas, and the Maine coast.
Brad also enjoys politics, current events and American history.