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 spot on the sidewalk near the intersection of Hartman Street and O’Neil Boulevard in McKeesport has now become a makeshift memorial.
It hasn’t been a shopping destination in quite some time because there’s not much left of the once popular Parkway Center Mall.
Chatham University officials held a meeting Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of going co-ed.
Police are investigating after shots were fired inside a Beltzhoover bar Tuesday night.
Two homes in Indiana County were destroyed by an early Tuesday morning fire.
An estimated 300 workers and bused-in labor activists tied up Pittsburgh traffic when they marched downtown to rally outside the corporate offices of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The search is still on for a gunman who opened fire at a Homewood bar early Saturday morning. The incident left one person dead and four others injured.
Several tanker trucks were called to the scene of a house fire in Donegal.
A home in Mt. Pleasant Township, Washington County, was destroyed by a fire early Tuesday morning.
A local business owner was shot and killed over the weekend and his body was found in a wooded area in Penn Hills.
Police are looking for a bicyclist after he or she was hit by a truck near the McKees Rocks Bridge.
Pittsburgh Police released a man after questioning him for hours in connection with an East Liberty double homicide.
A man was injured after leading police on a chase through Knoxville early Wednesday morning.
Salt supplies are dwindling in many municipalities. Just this weekend, the City of Pittsburgh unveiled that its supplies are now dangerously low.
The unrelenting winter weather has led to emergency declarations.