Heather is an award winning journalist. She was nominated for several Emmy’s , including for a deeper look into the work of the Pittsburgh Police Vice Squad.
Heather has also been passionate about breaking news and won a Golden Quill award for her reporting on a 7-alarm fire in Homestead.
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.
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 is active in the community. She’s been involved with the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania, even taking part in their annual polar plunge fundraiser. When she’s not reporting or anchoring, Heather loves spending time with her family. Her husband is a City of Pittsburgh firefighter and they have one daughter and are expecting a second child.
A new lawsuit in Pennsylvania is challenging if the sender of the text can be held liable if the driver they message causes an accident.
Flippin’ Fantastic promises perfect pancakes every time, along with eggs, omelets, and hash browns. Does it really do that?
More charges have been filed in the case of twins who have been missing for over a decade.
Ahead of the AFC Championship Game, the KDKA Morning News team made a friendly wager with WBZ-TV in Boston.
They’re brave men and women, risking their lives at times to save others.
Hundreds of people jumped into the Mon River on New Year’s Day as part of the Polar Bear Plunge.
A family from eastern Pennsylvania is sharing an incredible story of survival after getting stranded last week on their way to the Grand Canyon.
A tornado tore through Athens, Tennessee in late November. While people struggled in the aftermath, animal shelters also became overwhelmed.
It’s going to be cold this weekend, but that isn’t going to stop hundreds of people from taking a nice cool dip into the river.
Trainers at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium have taken on a new role.
They’re commands you know if you have a pet: up, down, sit. But this is a little different than training a domesticated dog.
Monthly subscriptions for home security can be costly, which may be why some are turning to alternative products to guard their home.
When an addict is ready for treatment and sobriety, the road is not an easy one.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay is resigning from his position.
When the kids arrive at the farm, they are sometimes apprehensive. Many times, though, when they leave they’re smiling and have a sense of accomplishment.