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Heather Holmes is best known as the attractive blonde reporter for KTVU Network.
Personal Details and Family Background :
- Heather studied at the University of Texas & graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
- Currently, the Texan girl is based in San Francisco & has a young teenage daughter, Hannah. The little girl is the spitting image of her mother & often features in Heather’s Instagram photos.
- Holmes is also involved in charity work & has been the Master of Ceremonies for the Hers Breast Cancer Foundation Gala Dinner for a number of years.
Career : Salary, Net worth & Professional Details
- Heather’s first job in the media was back in Lubbock, Texas, as the morning anchor and reporter for KLBK.
- Later, she moved to the Big Apple from 2000 – 2002 with WCBS, where she was a writer and field producer and covered the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
- Between 2002 and 2005, Heather worked for three years as a reporter for News 12 in Long Island, New York. She also earned two regional Emmy awards for her reporting and journalistic work.
- During her time in New York, she focused her reports on environmental topics & covered several major stories, including the scandals of illegally dumped waste in county parks.
- In the course of her journalism career, Heather has reported on the victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in Boston, the 2003 ‘Great Northeast Blackout,’ and the Mepham High School Football scandal in Pennsylvania.
- Post her time in New York, she moved to San Francisco & joined the KTVU station in 2006, co-anchoring the weekend news. Now with KTVU for well over a decade, Heather is a public favorite and appears on weekdays for The Ten O’Clock News reports.
Trivia, Criticism & Interesting Facts :
- Despite Heather’s long career with KTVU, a report from blogger Rich Lieberman ‘415 Media’ described her as “rather average,” “run-of-the-mill,” and a model-like anchor with “ZERO personality.”
- Perhaps one of Heather’s most memorable reports was in June 2014, when her purse was stolen from the news van during a live report just outside Oakland’s police headquarters.
- The rather startled reporter had been covering the story of a woman who had been violently robbed in the Temescal area.
- Once Heather had recovered from the experience, she tweeted “R u kidding me? Doing a live report & my purse is stolen from the live truck”,. Still, Heather later saw the funny side and tweeted “Lesson here… be aware of your surroundings at all times, including at police headquarters!”.
- In February 2014, as Heather was on live air, a trickle of snot (mucus) oozed out from her nose, and she had to lick it up for continuing the broadcast. The embarrassing moment was captured and reported by DailyMail and few other media reports.