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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
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  • Here’s your chance to win $1 million! Yes, really!

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – A Swedish billionaire wants a newly-organized United Nations system, or an entirely new form of global governance, and he’s willing to pay big bucks for it – $5 million in prizes to those with the best ideas. $1 million goes to the best entry, and another $4 million will be shared among the remaining winning entries. Laszlo Szombatfalvy, 88, is an investor whom Business Insider Nordic calls “The Warren Buffett of Sweden.” Szombatfalvy believes the UN is […]

  • “Home of low prices, baby!” Men ride horseback through Walmart to make people laugh, Walmart not happy

    HOUSTON, Texas – Chances are, you’ve heard of the infamous and very vulgar People of Walmart website, which mainly documents Walmart customers’ crazy ensembles (or lack thereof.) Now the website has a new addition – a video of two men casually strolling through a Houston Walmart on horseback. “Low prices all day!” The riders recorded the video and were heard laughing as they rode past shocked customers, saying, “Home of low prices, baby!” “I was just trying to make people smile and […]

  • Good idea? Officers get new 007-like device to shoot GPS tracking darts at pursuit vehicles

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    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – “It’s crazy,” Kevin Breen, 44, can’t believe that a stomachache turned into a fight for his life and limbs. A trip to a Michigan emergency room showed Breen’s stomach was enlarged, hardened, and filled with pus. “I never thought [I would be] going in for a stomachache and coming out a totally different person, and [it’s] life-changing,” Breen told WOOD-TV. Breen went into septic shock. He was put on a ventilator as his organs began to fail. […]

  • Surveillance camera captures heartbreaking moment mother abandons toddler at grocery store

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  • Authorities: Hoverboard fire kills small child, two sisters in critical condition

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  • Sorry, Fido! Proposed bill would force dogs to buckle up in vehicles

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  • Mom who impersonated ‘April the Giraffe’ gives birth!

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