Heather Unruh is a renowned American journalist and former television anchor for News Center 5 in WCVB. She served fifteen years there in the network as an anchor. Not to mention, she covered remarkable news such as the Boston Marathon Bombing and Watertown Capture.
Besides, being an anchor, she is also a filmmaker and human right activist. Let’s get to know more about this journalist right now.
Here are some facts about Unruh that you might have missed.
Heather Unruh: Quick Facts
June 28, 1968
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Early Life and Childhood
The renowned journalist was born on June 28, 1968, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America. She is American by nationality, while her ethnicity is unknown. Also, Unruh was raised by her mother, Dee Unruh but information regarding her father is hidden.
As for her education, Unruh is the graduate of Lincoln High School in Stockton, California. Later, she attended DePauw University in Indiana.
Age and Height
Born in the year 1968, the American journalist is 61 years as of now. She celebrates her birthday every year on the 28th ofJune. So, her birth sign is Cancer.
Moving on, Unruh has short blonde hair and brown colored eyes. Not to mention, the talented Unruh stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm) and weighs about 60 kg(132 lbs). Also, she has the gorgeous body figure which measures to 34-26-35 inches.
Heather Unruh: Professional Career
Heather’s interest in journalism sprout after she interned at News Centre 5. She grew interested in broadcasting later on. Later she worked as an anchor and reporter for KFOR-TV. Moreover, she also fulfilled her duties as reporter and anchor for networks like WVTM-TV and WBNG-TV.
The blonde reporter was also a host and producer of a series for WVEU-TV. But it was her duration in WCVB-TV that got her all the recognition for her work. There she showed her remarkable reporting skills as a host and co-anchor for the NewsCentre and Eye Opener.
Notably, her impressive skills can be witnessed in the coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing, Watertown Capture, the conviction of Boston Mobster James Whitley Bulger and many others. Sadly, Unruh left the network after working there for fifteen long years. Likewise, she departed from the network in October 2016.
As of now, she is involved with humanitarian works. She also actively participates in numerous charity events and fundraisers. Similarly, the former journalist is associated with the MSPCA, Boston Medical Centre and Go Red for Women.
Heather Unruh: Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the former journalist and anchor’s net worth is still under review. But as of 2018, she had the estimated value of $700,000. She accumulated most of the income from her career as an anchor and host in many networks.
However, she has not disclosed much information when it comes to her assets and salary. According to ZipRecruiter, the anchors in average makes a yearly salary of $64,255. So, considering her reporting skills and experience, Unruh must have made more than the average.
Awards and Achievements
The anchor has worked many years in the network as an anchor and reporter. Because of her notable works, she has achieved many awards and accolades.
The American journalist is four times Emmy Award winner. Moreover, she is also a recipient of the 2005 Sword of HopeAward for her coverage of Karen Grant. Also, Unruh is the winner of the Edward </R. Murrow Awards and the Clarion Award. However, her most significant achievement has been receiving Grand Glacier recognition.
Heather Unruh: Husband, Son, and Rumors
As of now, the talented American journalist is married to husband, William Nicolas Jr. Little. The couple tied the knot on July 27, but the exact date is still unknown. They held a beautiful ceremony in New England and exchanged the vows in front of their loved ones.
Moreover, the happy couple is blessed with a son named Will Little and a daughter, Kyla Little. Unruh has kept other information about her children private and has not revealed any additional details.
So far, both of them has stayed away from any malicious rumors surrounding their married life. They are currently living a blissful life with their family in Boston, Massachusetts.
But back in 2017, Unruh accused the American Beauty film star, Kevin Spacey, for accusing her then 18-year-old son. Initially, her son filed a lawsuit against Spacey; he later dropped the case voluntarily.