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 daughters.
Heather is an Oklahoma native, having grown up in Jenks, OK until the age of 10. She then 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 bachelor’s 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
  • All eyes on the sky! Orionids meteor shower peaks Friday and Saturday nights!

    Grab some blankets and hot chocolate and look to the sky Friday and Saturday nights! The annual Orionids will send up to 20 meteors per hour dancing across the night sky, all visible with the naked eye. The celestial light display is thanks to debris falling from the orbit of Haley’s Comet, as it burns up in Earth’s atmosphere. The space show is called Orionids because it originates above the star constellation of Orion the Hunter. According the AccuWeather, this […]

  • Inmate says he would exchange child visitation for cash and a TV, mother jailed for not taking daughter to prison

    KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana mother is in jail for the fourth time, charged with disobeying a court order that she take her daughter to a prison where the child’s father is serving time for drunk driving causing death. “Jennifer,” who asked that her real name not be used, refuses to take her daughter to Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, four hours from their home, because of what her estranged husband, Sam Davis, wrote in a letter, which she showed […]

  • Empty “ghost ship” washes ashore with only a mannequin holding odd sign

    MELBOURNE BEACH, Florida – Beachgoers in Florida are scratching their heads after Hurricane Irma washed an empty, eerie sailboat ashore. The double-masted, storm-tossed boat ran aground on Melbourne Beach without a soul on-board, but with some rather interesting cargo, including a large velvet rose and a mannequin holding a sign, which reads, “The beatings will continue until morale improves.” “It just looks abandoned and like the pirates just jumped ship and took off,” resident Debbie Manzella told WESH. Curious onlookers […]

  • Disgusting discovery – bodily fluid found in airport soap dispensers

    ROMULUS, Michigan – Soap dispensers inside a terminal at the Detroit Metro Airport are being replaced with new tamper-proof dispensers after someone opened them, and filled them with a bodily fluid. That fluid has not been officially tested because it was obvious to those who found it that it appeared to be urine. Investigators in Michigan tell WDIV that a passenger is not to blame, but they believe the culprit could be someone with a grudge who has frequent access […]

  • After seeing this, you might just think spiders are – dare we say – cute?

    If you think spiders are the things nightmares are made of, listen up! Turns out, just like cats, dogs, and all cuddly creatures of the planet, spider have paws! Aww, wook at these widdle feetsies! (Too much?) The paws of our eight-legged friends also have tiny claws, just like our four-legged furry friends. The spider’s paw is actually called a tarsus. If you want to get technical, they also have 48 knees! That’s six joints on each of its eight […]

  • Trapped in trash – man found dead in hoarding house

    STANTON HEIGHTS, Pennsylvania – When first responders removed the door to a home where they had been called – they were greeted with a floor-to-ceiling barrier of trash. “Literally when they tore the door down, it was a solid wall of Giant Eagle garbage bags – solid wall. Unbelievable,”¬† an unidentified neighbor told WPXI. The Pennsylvania home was so full of garbage that one wonders how anyone could live in such deep piles of waste. Officials say an elderly mother […]

  • Town decorates for Christmas so terminally ill 3-year-old can see Santa once more

    LEBO, Kansas – Who says you can only celebrate Christmas on December 25th? A community in the small town of Lebo, Kansas strung Christmas lights, collected toys, and called in Santa a few months early for one of its youngest residents. It is Christmas in September for three-year-old Christian Risner, who truly believes the holidays are here. His tiny town of less than 1,000 residents all came together for a major transformation, turning Lebo into a winter wonderland with decorations, […]

  • The times we live in: School children in Japan don eerie masks during drill for possible North Korea missile launch

    TOKYO, JAPAN – In the United States, children undergo drills to prepare for devastating events such as fires or tornadoes. In Japan, children are donning padded metallic masks during nuclear drills. U.S. officials warn that North Korea may once again violate a United Nations resolution, launching yet another missile on Saturday in celebration of the country’s Foundation Day, which would most likely soar over Japan. “North Korea always does things on anniversaries. They could do a missile test on the […]

  • Tired? Here’s why one-third of women in their 40’s and 50’s are sleep-deprived

    A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics states that one-in-three middle-aged women are not getting enough shut-eye. The study focused on women in their 40’s and 50’s, and found that sleeping patterns change drastically when women are approaching menopause. The report states that post-menopausal women are least likely to wake up feeling refreshed in the morning due to changing hormones. Hormone changes can drastically affect the ability for women to fall asleep and stay asleep. Sleep experts […]

  • The eclipse is over – here’s what to do with your glasses

    The Great American Eclipse captivated hundreds of millions on Monday – but now that the nationwide party is over, what to do with all those glasses? To prevent mass waste, you have several options. If you have a pair from the 12 manufacturers approved by NASA and the American Astrological Standards,¬†they are good forever, as long as they are not scratched, punctured, or warped. You could save them as a souvenir, or even for the next American eclipse on April […]

  • Couple accused of pepper-spraying 80-year-old Walmart greeter

    MOUNT STERLING, Kentucky – A couple, most likely from Oklahoma, was caught on Walmart surveillance camera moments before pepper-spraying an elderly Walmart greeter in Kentucky, and police need your help tracking them down. The 80-year-old female greeter had just asked for a man’s receipt as he was leaving the store with a large item in his cart. Witnesses say the man then pepper-sprayed the woman directly in the face. Police believe the woman who was with the man handed him […]