Before moving back home, she reported at News 12 Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station in New York City. Heather spent four years covering everything Brooklyn: culture, politics, crime, and neighborhood news. She also occasionally filled in on the anchor desk.
Heather grew up in Shaler and graduated from Shaler Area High School. Her desire to get into news started there with the morning announcements. She continued her education at West Virginia University where she studied Broadcast News, learning the ins and outs of shooting video, editing and presenting news. Heather was also a co-anchor and reporter for WVU News, the school’s weekly news show.
While her career took her to New York City, Heather has always wanted to make Pittsburgh her home again. She is thrilled to be back in the ‘Burgh and excited to be a part of the KDKA family.
When she’s not reporting, Heather loves trying new restaurants, going to the movies and playing with her two dogs.
A 24-year-old man is facing multiple charges after breaking into his family home and assaulting his father while the man held the suspect’s own 1-year-old son.
It wasn’t an offering of communion or a traditional service, even as the congregation sang.
First, there was Black Friday. Now, Brown Thursday is starting to catch on as shoppers look to cash in on some early deals.
A winter storm spared much of the viewing area overnight. However, counties to the north weren’t so lucky.
Snow started falling early Tuesday morning Maybe a little and it was a little unexpected and ahead of the bigger swath to follow today.
It has been years in the making, but thousands of drivers can once again access the 31st Street Bridge from Route 28 for the first time since March of 2011.
Tragedy gave Jim Wyzomirski, a retired city fireman, the idea to create a safety kit for children. Now, he’s trying to get it into as many homes as possible.
Thousands of people are expected to pack Downtown Pittsburgh today for Light Up Night festivities.
A man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in Mount Lebanon Tuesday night.
A reported rape at Duquesne University has resulted in the arrest of a student.
A strong line of storms moved through our region Sunday night, which knocked over trees and power lines.
Police say it’s lucky no one was hurt overnight when a man took off from a traffic stop and caused several crashes.
Today, Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane talked about how tight security will be at Brashear High School this week.
An overnight blast of winter weather is being blamed for causing several accidents around the area.
It’s not quite a winter wonderland, but many got the first taste of winter today, enough snow to tell us the seasons are changing.