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 former Pittsburgh Police officer is under investigation after items were discovered missing from an evidence room.
One person was taken to the hospital, multiple homes were damaged and investigators are now working to determine the cause of an intense fire that erupted Tuesday morning in North Braddock.
Studies have shown that 80 percent of car seats have critical errors. But, what if a car seat installed itself perfectly, every time?
Missing for roughly a decade, investigators have released a picture of twins Ivon and Inisha Fowler as infants.
The trial for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter began Tuesday afternoon.
A former gymnastics coach who is accused of molesting several girls was held for trial at a preliminary hearing Monday morning.
Fans crowded PNC Park for the third and final game in the series against the Padres.
When the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese closed a local church, its former members took their fight to keep it open all the way to the top, and even after a ruling from the Vatican, they’re still not ready to give up.
A junior firefighter is facing arson charges after allegedly setting at least three suspicious fires in Penn Hills.
A woman is facing charges after the mayor of Monessen found her son wandering in the middle of a street on Tuesday.
It’s hard to watch our pets age and a trip to the vet can be stressful. Now, there’s a new option to help pets live out their final years in comfort.
The ReplayFx Arcade and Video Game Festival is underway at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
A security guard has been relieved of his duties after accidentally shooting his friend at the Ross Park Mall Tuesday night.
The sight of all the clothes, shoes, toys for the kids and toiletries was emotional for many.
The Diocese says Mass attendance has dwindled from almost 247,000 in the year 2000 to just over 149,000 last year.