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 teenager from Penn Hills has been arrested for shooting a man in New Kensington.
A Plum High School teacher accused of intimidating a witness in an ongoing investigation of another teacher having an inappropriate relationship with a student will stand trial.
A 17-year-old from McKees Rocks is accused of holding his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint and threatening to kill her.
Six people celebrating the holiday weekend on their porch are lucky to be alive.
A local mother is facing charges, after police officers found her passed out behind the wheel of her car, with a baby in the back seat.
Dozens of people joined in a march for peace Wednesday night in honor of a 14-year-old boy who was killed in the East Hills.
Allegheny County homicide detectives are looking into a violent head-on crash in Wilkins Township.
A Richland Township man is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl inside his apartment.
There has been a push across the country for more police officers to start wearing body cameras.
Firefighters are battling an intense fire at a Beaver County golf course.
In the second installment of “Meet the Beat Cop,” residents of Homewood were able to sit down and talk with the officers that patrol their streets.
A couple of rare eagles have landed here in Pittsburgh. Today was the final check-up before they met their adoring public for the first time.
Crowdfunding is trending. There’s no denying that, but more and more couples are now using crowdfunding to help pay for in vitro fertilization, or IVF.
Police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a Beaver County house Friday morning.
After a marathon, runners may mention that they’re starving or famished. But, one runner from Florida, is taking a message with her on the 26.2-mile Pittsburgh Marathon journey, raising awareness about real hunger issues in this country.