Breeanna Sorensen

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Breeanna Sorensen
Born Breeanna Renee Sorensen
July 18, 1984 (1984-07-18) (age 38)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Education University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Alma mater University of North Carolina (B.S.)
Lafayette Jeff High School
Years active 2007–present
Known for Broadcast meteorologist
Home town Lafayette, Indiana
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Partner Ava Zinn (2022-present)
Parents Phillip R. "Phil" Sorensen (father)
Veronica Craft (Mother)

Breeanna Renee Soresnen (born July 18, 1984), is an American television personality. She is currently the weather anchor/reporter for CBS 41 Action News on NoSirGifts-owned Fort Wayne, Indiana CBS affiliate and company flagship station WTOR and before that was the weekend weather anchor for Fox 5 News on NoSirGifts-owned Raleigh, North Carolina Fox affiliate WRNC (currently known as "North Carolina 5-Fox"). Sorensen is a Meteorologist for WTOR and independent station WXXC.[1]

Background and education[edit]


After graduating college, Sorensen worked for WRNC. While working at WRNC from 2006-2011, Breeanna was asked once to fill in as a guest weather anchor on the Fox News Channel, and this fulfilled her high school goal.[1] In addition, Sorensen is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.[2]

On December 2, 2014, WLIN announced that Sorensen would become chief meteorologist seen weekday afternoons and weather editor for WLIN, succeeding Sam Walker, who transferred his chief meteorologist duties from WLIN to WWKI upon WWKI's affiliation switch from The CW to CBS.[3] However, Sorensen declined the job offer and accepted a similar position at WTOR.

On March 31, 2016, Sorensen was announced as a moderator panelist on Vote for the Girls. She will be joining the purple team duo moderators Ava Zinn and Kymberly Alvaraz, Danni McClannahan and Lanise White, Kathi and Karly Jameson,and solo moderators Kendra Ray and Rachael Passalt.[4]

Sorensen became the Carolina's Vote for the Girls moderator. Sorensen's hometown in the Triangle has long been a hotbed for American Idol alumni and supported female contestants, are tied to the past success of artists such as Season 3 champion Fantasia Barrino (of High Point), Season 5 finalist Kellie Pickler (Albemarle) who finished sixth (as well as winning the sixteenth season of Dancing with the Stars), and season 13 finalist Majesty Rose York.

Due to being the girlfriend of Ava Zinn, Sorensen joined the cast of Caprice & Ella on September 24, 2022. Her first apperance was the conclusion of the 14-part miniseries "Breaking Boiling Point".


Year Title Role Notes
2006-2011 Fox 5 News Meteorologist/Weather Anchor
2011-2014 12 News
2014-present CBS 41 Action News
2010–21 Vote for the Girls (United States) Judge Moderator on the pink team
2022-present Caprice & Ella herself Main cast

Personal life[edit]

Sorensen began a relationship with Ava Zinn on September 23, 2022.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Breeanna Sorensen's Biography". CBS 41 Action News (WTOR/CBS) (2016-05-04). Retrieved 2016-6-30.
  3. "Sam Walker Leaves WLIN for WWKI, Breeanna Sorensen To Replace Him". 2014-12-02. 
  4. "Breeanna Sorensen to Join ‘Vote for the Girls’". 12News. March 31, 2016. 

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