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
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    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 […]

  • “It quenched my thirst,” man drinks his own urine to survive being stranded in the desert

    PHOENIX, Arizona – A man recorded a tearful goodbye to his sisters on his cell phone, while fighting to survive the Arizona desert with desperate measures, including drinking his own urine. Mick Ohman drove to a nearby town and wanted to take the scenic route back home to Phoenix – but the road turned into more of a rugged trail, which ended up destroying the transmission in his Honda CR-V. “It was bouncing bad and all of a sudden my engine […]

  • Flamingo gets rare eye surgery with teeny, tiny medical tools

    CENTRAL POINT, Oregon – A flamingo can see much better these days after her vision was restored in a very rare procedure. Catalina is a Chilean flamingo who lives at Oregon’s Wildlife Safari. Employees noticed the 32-year-old bird began stumbling around at night and realized she wasn’t able to see clearly. They called in a veterinary ophthalmologist who looked straight into Catalina’s tiny eyes and knew the little pink lady was suffering from cataracts. Dr. Cassandra Bliss has performed eye […]

  • Being a mom is hard work! Study finds working moms put in nearly 100 hours each week

    You have probably heard that being a parent is exhausting, yet the most rewarding job out there. Toys, feedings, play dates, extracurricular activities, running errands, household chores, AND working? Who needs a nap?! A new survey of 2,000 working mothers in the U.S. with kids between the ages of 5 and 12 found that these women put in an average of 14 hours each day, for a whopping weekly grand total of 98 hours – no wonder most moms are […]

  • Meals from chain restaurants that contain a full day’s calories on one plate

    The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest has just released the results of its 2017 Xtreme Eating Awards. “Leave it to America’s chain restaurant industry to market a stack of pancakes as a side dish, or to lard up quesadillas and pasta with pizza toppings, or to ruin a perfectly good sweet potato,” Moyer said. Based on a daily eating allowance of 2,000 calories, 20 grams of saturated fat, 2,300 milligrams of sodium, and 50 grams of added […]

  • Doggie Drama: Family pays vet to euthanize dog, later find her at a rescue

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  • 400-pound pig named ‘Booger’ bites huge chunk out of toddler’s arm

    ROGERSVILLE, Alabama – A 3-year-old little girl was playing with her brothers outside when their neighbor’s 400-pound pig escaped and came into their yard. ‘Booger’ set his eyes on little Bella, and within moments her mother was racing to call 911. “When I came out, the pig had her arm in its mouth and was on top of her,” Amber White told WAFF. “I was telling 911 dispatchers that a 400-pound pig was on my daughter.” The pig ripped out a […]

  • Older man beats robber half his age who was wearing a Transformer mask, wielding a knife

    FRESNO, California – A man caught on camera robbing a Starbucks store while donning an Optimus Prime Transformer mask was no match for a man nearly twice his age, 58-year-old customer Cregg Jerri. Jerri was sipping his coffee when he noticed the masked man enter the store. Just as with Transformers, Jerri knew as soon as the costumed character walked in that there was more than meets the eye  – and sure enough, 30-year-old Ryan Michael Flores raced up to […]

  • Coffee recalled for containing Viagra-like ingredient

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  • BAM! “That didn’t go well!” Mom takes baseball to the face during hilarious gender reveal fail

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  • Will ‘The Juice’ go loose? OJ Simpson’s parole hearing set for Thursday

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