Heather Hegedus Biography
Heather Hegedus is an Emmy-Award-winning American journalist who is currently working at FOX25 in Boston since January 2009. She anchors the stations 6, 10, and 11 p.m. newscasts on Saturday and Sunday editions of Boston 25 Morning News.
Since joining the station, she has covered and reported on some of the biggest news-making stories in Boston. She covered the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the trial of organized crime boss Whitey Bulger, and the arrest and trial of Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
She got her start in her career in WIVT in Binghamton, New York, where she served as the main weeknight anchor. While there, she anchored the 5, 6, and 11 pm weekday newscasts. In addition, she hosted live guests segments including live in-studio guest segments with animals from the Ross Park Zoo.
Heather also worked at NY1 News as a video journalist where she shot and reported on New York City’s five boroughs and also from Ground Zero on the first anniversary of 9/11. In addition, she worked at WFSB as an anchor and reporter.
Throughout her career, she received several awards including the 2011 Investigative Reporter of the Year award. She also received an Edward R. Murrow award for being part of breaking news coverage.
Heather is a Lynnfield High School and Georgetown University graduate where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government. She also holds a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Heather Hegedus Age
How old is Heather Hegedus? Hegedus is 45 years old as of 2023. She was born on September 3, 1978, in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, United States. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on September 3 every year and her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Heather Hegedus Height
Hegedus stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. He stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Heather Hegedus Family
Hegedus was born and raised in Lynnfield, Massachusetts to a loving and supportive family. She has an elder sister whose identity is not known yet. In addition, she prefers keeping her personal life away from the public eye which has led to the unavailability of information in regards to her family.
Heather Hegedus Husband
Hegedus is married happily to her caring husband, Tom McNamee. Tom is a TV cameraman. They met in 2017 which was when Heather was joining WFSB-TV as an anchor and Tom was working as a photojournalist. On July 7, 201, they got married in New London, New Hampshire.
In addition, they have a son, Brooks William who was born in June 2016. As known, Heather was pregnant and expected a baby girl on May 1, 2021. She delivered their baby girl safely. This happy family currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts with their 11-year-old dog.
Heather Hegedus Net
Hegedus has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million to $5 Million which she has garnered with the aid of her career as a journalist.
Heather Hegedus Salary
Hegedus receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.