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 and our social media platforms, as well as various newscasts.

Recent Articles
  • “Predators actually get drawn to this stuff,” new SnapChat map can track your exact location

    Social media app SnapChat just added a new feature that can track users’ exact locations and share them with everyone in their SnapChat contacts. “Snap Map” is an opt-in feature, so your privacy isn’t automatically being violated. You can access the map by opening the camera within the app and pinching the screen. But for those who do opt-in, your location is visible as soon as the app is opened – not just while snapping, allowing contacts to see where […]

  • Fail: Not only was a 1-year-old unbuckled when he fell out of a vehicle, so was his car seat

    LAREDO, Texas – A one-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after not only falling out of a moving vehicle into traffic, but also falling out of his car seat. A woman captured the incident on her dashcam in Laredo, Texas. “I couldn’t believe it. I never thought that something like this would happen right before my eyes,” the woman told KGNS. As the vehicle in which the one-year-old was riding turned a corner, the back door flung open, toppling […]

  • Child stabs 7-year-old over popular fidget spinner toy

    SYRACUSE, New York – Police say an 11-year old child stabbed a 7-year-old little girl at a New York park, leaving a huge gash along her leg after a fight over a popular toy. Fidget spinners are currently among the nation’s top toys. Authorities say the older child stabbed the girl several times, which required about three dozen stitches to sew up her leg. The 11-year-old was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. […]

  • “We are probably not alone,” NASA finds 10 Earth-like planets that could sustain life

    SILICON VALLEY, California – NASA has just released exciting new data – the Kepler space telescope has found another 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are similar to Earth. All 10 are rocky planets rather than gas-based, all are smaller in size like planet Earth, and all are orbiting closely enough to their Sun-like star that water would be capable of pooling on each planet’s surface. Since it first launched in 2009, Kepler has identified more than 4,000 planet […]

  • Teen mauled to death by bear sent text message to his mother as bear chased him during race

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An annual Father’s Day mountain trail race took a tragic turn for an Alaska family when their teenage son was mauled and killed by a large black bear. The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded terrain along Bird Creek Trail. While running, the teen got separated from the group and sent a text to his mother, who was also participating in the race, stating that he was being chased […]

  • Too big for a pedicure? Salon owner no longer allows overweight customers

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – A North Carolina woman feels she is being discriminated against after being turned away for a pedicure based on her size. Tiffany Nelson says when she walked through the doors of QC Nails for a pedicure, she was told, “No, we’re not doing that anymore for you. Our chairs will break, you’re too big of a girl to sit in our chairs.” “That’s not okay,” Nelson told WCNC-TV. “It’s not okay to body shame people. It’s […]

  • Grumpy peacock shatters bottles inside liquor store

    ARCADIA, California – If you are a peacock, Arcadia, California is one of the best places to live. Peacocks are protected by the city, so they often roam where they please. Even feeding them comes with a fine of up to $1,000 and six months in jail! Basically, a peacock is seen as avian royalty and, apparently, the fancy fowl is well aware of this stigma, as demonstrated by a wayward peacock in Los Angeles County. The beautiful birds are […]

  • I-235 closes for 5 days near I-44 – here are your alternate routes

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A major widening and resurfacing project along I-235 will shut down the interstate between I-44 and N. 36th St. for five days beginning Friday night at 8 p.m. I-235 is set to reopen at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7th, however, the contractor is being offered a $40,000 per hour incentive to finish early. If crews are able to reopen the interstate by 6 a.m. Wednesday for the morning commute, Allen Contracting Inc. of Oklahoma City will […]

  • Man demands to wear pasta strainer on his head for photo ID due to religious freedom

    PHOENIX, Arizona – An Arizona man is fighting for his right to wear his religious headwear – a spaghetti colander – in his drivers license photo. Sean Corbett is part of the “Pastafarian” religion, a belief that a flying spaghetti monster created the universe. According to the website of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, the religion became more mainstream in 2005 after an open letter concerning the teaching of Creationism in schools. The site states that all religions are welcome […]

  • Woman sucker-punches cop on cam – here’s why she says she did it

    LINCOLN PARK, Michigan – After spending two days in jail, a Michigan woman is apologizing for blacking a police officer’s eye with a painful sucker-punch while wearing several rings on her fingers. “I am sorry,” Kristin Campbell told WDIV. “I told him that twice. I don’t know what came over me.” Campbell was a passenger in the vehicle when the Lincoln Park officer was trying to arrest the woman driver for not having a license. Officer Patrick Culter can be […]

  • Memorial Day vs. Veterans Day, and why saying “Happy Memorial Day” can be hurtful

    “Happy Memorial Day!” Over the decades, Memorial Day has turned into a three-day weekend marked by celebrations including barbecues, lake trips, and overindulgence. Many have forgotten the true meaning of the holiday, which is honoring our military members who lost their lives during in service. For their families and comrades-in-arms who served alongside them, there is certainly nothing “happy” about it. Memorial Day started after the Civil War in 1868 and was originally named Decoration Day – a day set […]