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.
In the wake of the recent shootings involving police officers across the country, a local group is showing their appreciation.
A dangerous trend has resurfaced. Across the country, teens and young adults are eating seeds to get high.
A group of people in East Liberty took a walk Friday morning to promote the revitalization of the neighborhood.
Crews went to work Wednesday morning after spotting a group of ducklings trapped in a sewer grate in Aspinwall.
One woman makes special walking canes for others using recycled materials.
A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed an aspiring artist in Bloomfield this weekend.
The Port Authority is looking at eliminating some bus stops in Pittsburgh.
A man was arrested after a shooting inside the Greyhound Bus Station downtown on Sunday.
There’s a jam-packed schedule for this year’s EQT Three Rivers Regatta.
Now adorned with a vinyl, bright yellow Sprint banner, there’s no denying the contentious relationship between the City of Pittsburgh and Lamar Advertising over the billboard on Mount Washington.
There’s a new recreation opportunity for people who prefer to paddle their way through Pittsburgh.
A decade ago, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger held his first mini-camp for kids. Saturday, another group took lessons from the pro.
Police and humane officials are investigating after four animals were found dead at an abandoned home in Beaver County.
Prosecutors have released new information about a bank robbery and homicide in South Strabane Township three years ago.
More than 400,000 fans packed streets and parking garages, shooting ticker tape as the Pittsburgh Penguins passed by.