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.
No matter what it’s called, most people simply know it’s extremely cold outside and it could possibly be dangerous.
The latest round of winter weather began moving into the area overnight.
A man who spent nearly two decades in prison on a wrongly convicted rape charge is going back to jail.
Police have charged a 47-year-old man in connection with an alleged rape on New Year’s Eve night on Pittsburgh’s South Side.
A total of 55 cats and dogs were greeted at Animal Friends today ending 2013 much differently than they were supposed to.
Giving back is part of the holiday season and a program that’s been around for 30 years is helping to put smiles on the faces of nursing home residents across several states.
Crews had to pull several people from a Washington County crash.
The season of giving is over and now shoppers will head to the store to shop for themselves.
Thousands of packages didn’t make it to their destinations in time for the holidays.
Flames lit up the night sky in Indiana County, when a building at a shale drilling company caught fire overnight.
The neon fish that marks Wholey’s in the Strip District must come down, but the future of the fish is up to the public.
A new drug has several different street names. It’s a drug that is highly concentrated, extracting and dramatically increasing the component that delivers the high.
A 24-year-old man is facing multiple charges after breaking into his family home and assaulting his father while the man held the suspect’s own 1-year-old son.
It wasn’t an offering of communion or a traditional service, even as the congregation sang.
First, there was Black Friday. Now, Brown Thursday is starting to catch on as shoppers look to cash in on some early deals.