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.
Police are investigating after a teenager was shot and killed in Troy Hill Monday night.
A child died in a fire that destroyed three homes and damaged another Sunday night.
A fire forced people out of a home in Washington County late Thursday night.
One person was arrested after a shot was fired inside a Uniontown home early Wednesday morning.
It’s right there for the taking – a billion dollar bracket contest for March Madness and a Mega Millions jackpot worth $400 million.
One firefighter was injured while battling a blaze that destroyed a home in Indiana County late Monday night.
Police were on the scene of a crash where a school bus drove over a car, smashing it and killing the driver.
At least one person is believed to have been killed in an early Thursday morning fire in Westmoreland County.
If you take the bus or T to work, you may notice increased security at your stop today.
A former Pittsburgh Police officer found himself on the other side of the law this morning.
Monroeville Police said a combination of items stolen from cars in the lot as well as lockers inside a LA Fitness has been going on for several years, with the latest happening just last night.
One person was killed and another was injured in a Sunday night accident in Duquesne.
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.