You may recognize Heather from her first stint at KFOR from 2000-2007, when she worked as an award-winning reporter, producer, and anchor. Heather covered everything from tornado damage to the Terry Nichols guilty verdict. After an 8-year hiatus to raise her two little girls, Heather is thrilled to be back with her work family.
During her time away, Heather lived in Las Vegas, where she volunteered as President of Moms Offering Moms Support. Heather also received her certification in personal training. She has a passion for fitness and nutrition, but what she loves most is family. Heather’s favorite past time is spending the day with her two little girls.
Heather is an Oklahoma native, having grown up in Jenks, OK until the age of 10, when she moved overseas with her family for four years, as her parents served as missionaries. Heather has lived in France, New Caledonia in the South Pacific, and attended boarding school in Malaysia. She has visited several countries and speaks French and some Spanish.
After returning to the United States, Heather attended and graduated from Shawnee High School. She then spent two years at Oklahoma Baptist University, and the following two years at the University of Central Oklahoma, where she graduated with a degree in Broadcasting.
You can catch Heather weekday mornings when she brings you the latest traffic updates. She also reports for kfor.com and our social media platforms, as well as various newscasts.


Recent Articles
  • “Crying baby” locked in donation bin causes panic – until rescuers realize what it really is

    AVON, Indiana – A woman donating clothes to a Special Olympics bin in Indiana turned into a call to 911 after hearing what she thought was a crying baby locked inside the tall metal bin. “I just thought, ‘We gotta get her out of here, we gotta get the baby out of here,'” Julie Potter told WTHR-TV. “We knew it was crying, but didn’t know what kind of shape it would be in when you got it out or anything,” the […]

  • Infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde shot to death on this day in 1934

    SAILES, Louisiana – An entire lifetime has passed since the dangerous duo Bonnie and Clyde were shot to death by police 83 years ago. The outlaw couple has been romanticized in movies over the years, yet they are believed to be responsible for 13 deaths, including nine police officers. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow met in Texas in the early 1930’s, when Parker’s husband, whom she married at the age of 16, was serving time for murder. The couple soon […]

  • “Best preserved armored dinosaur ever found” includes fossilized skin and remnants of last meal

    ALBERTA, Canada – The remains of an armored Nodosaur are so well-preserved that it looks like a statue. Miners accidentally stumbled upon the prehistoric treasure while excavating in Canada. Scientists rushed to the site and were amazed by what they call the “best preserved armored dinosaur ever found.” Fossil experts spent a full five years and 7,000 hours of labor fully excavating the delicate body, which they compare to freeing talcum powder from concrete. Researcher Caleb Brown told National Geographic, “We […]

  • “I needed my parents,” Video shows SUV hit boy on bike then speed away

    HOLIDAY, Florida – An out-of-control SUV was caught on camera fishtailing down a Florida street with a boy on his bike directly in its path. Johnny Walsh, Jr., 14, had nowhere to go and, within an instant, he was sent flying across the street. “He almost ran me over too, but I hurried up and rolled the other way,” Walsh told WFLA-TV. When he realized what had happened, his bike was a mangled mass of metal and Walsh was bruised […]

  • “I’m worried about this kid” – Video shows terrified disabled boy being forced to steal

    DETROIT, Michigan – The owner of a Detroit gas station isn’t mad at the disabled boy who stole candy from his store, he’s mad at the older man who police say made him do it. “He’s forcing him to commit these crimes, and this guy should be ashamed of himself,” Mohammad Rustam told WDIV-TV. At one point, the boy is seen putting his hands in the air and backing away from the man. Witnesses inside the store say the boy […]

  • GRAPHIC: Man carries woman’s severed head and knife into grocery store

    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT ESTACADA, Oregon – Sheriff’s authorities say a man drenched in blood walked into an Oregon grocery store Sunday afternoon carrying a knife in one hand, and a severed human head in the other. Once inside the Estacada Thriftway Harvest Market, deputies say the man stabbed an employee. Co-workers of that employee rushed in and tackled the suspect, pinning him until law enforcement arrived. A few minutes later, a distraught relative called 911 after finding the body of […]

  • “I take five pills a day and four extra on weekends,” Hundreds participate in Walk to Cure Arthritis

    OKLAHOMA CITY -Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the OKC Boathouse District for the Walk to Cure Arthritis 5K. Participants raised money for research to help find a cure for the disease. NewsChannel 4’s Heather Holeman was there with her family, including her 10-year-old daughter Kaylan, who knows the pain of arthritis all too well. “I take five pills a day and four extra on weekends,” Kaylan said. “I’m so grateful to everyone who has supported me, it warms my […]

  • Man drowns after crashing car into fire hydrant

    VIERA, Florida – An elderly man drowned in a freak accident on his 89th birthday after the fire hydrant he crashed into spewed water with such force that it carved out a 5-foot-deep hole in the grassy median. Robert Dreyer was uninjured in the accident, but just as he stepped out of his car to survey the damage the ground gave way. Extreme water pressure trapped Dreyer inside the hole and beneath the water’s surface. “The water pressure was so strong […]

  • Interstate traffic I-235 in Oklahoma City

    Traffic on I-235 to stop for pothole repair

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Avoid I-235 southbound, just south of I-44 Thursday morning from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Traffic will be temporarily stopped while crews set up a rolling road block to repair potholes in the construction zone. Recommended alternate routes include I-35, I-44, or Lincoln Blvd.

  • Family of boy decapitated on water slide receives $20 million settlement

    KANSAS CITY, Kansas – A fun outing turned into unimaginable heartbreak for the family of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab in August of last year when he was believed to be decapitated by a safety net attached to the 17-story slide he was riding at a Kansas water park. Riders could reach speeds of 50 miles-per-hour soaring down the slide. Caleb’s ride was the last before the slide was closed forever. Although a settlement was previously announced, court documents, obtained by the Kansas […]

  • This infamous Loch Ness Monster picture spiked terror 84 years ago today

    Though tales of a massive sea beast slithering through Scotland’s Loch Ness have been floating around for the past 1,500 years, this is the picture that sealed the deal in the minds of millions. The photo was published May 2, 1933 in the Scottish newspaper Inverness Courier, which printed that a couple claimed to have seen “an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface.” Feelings of terror, intrigue, and fascination soon spread around the globe. Droves of locals and tourists […]