Heather Waliga Profile
Heather Waliga is an American news reporter/anchor working for WBIR-TV (NBC-Affiliate) in Knoxville, Tennessee. She joined the station in March 2018.
Heather Waliga Career
Waliga serves as the Morning Anchor at WBIR-TV & Fox43. She is overjoyed to be back in Knoxville, relaying her hometown’s story. She began her career at WBIR as an intern while attending the University of Tennessee. Heather relocated to Panama City, Florida after graduation, where she produced and anchored weekend newscasts for the local NBC station and shot and edited her own stories.
She then relocated to Charlotte, where she worked as a key anchor for a statewide cable news network. Heather covered the 2012 Democratic National Convention and the March on Wall Street South, among other historic events. She also co-hosted the 75th Miss North Carolina pageant, which won an Emmy for the best live broadcast.
Heather most recently worked in Raleigh as an anchor and reporter, covering three NCAA Championships with Duke and UNC. She also covered the Charlotte Riot and the 50th Annual CMA Awards red carpet live from Nashville. In March 2018, Heather returned to WBIR to co-anchor Fox 43 News This Morning and 10News at Noon.
She’s won a number of honors, including one from the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors for her ‘Live A Little’ series, which highlighted the need for more mentors with Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee. Heather is a passionate advocate for community service and a VOLunteer at heart. She devotes a lot of her time outside of the studio to raising awareness and funding for Down Syndrome research and education in honor of her sister.
Heather Waliga Age
Waliga’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Waliga is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Quick Facts About Heather Waliga
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Heather Waliga Height
Waliga stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Heather Waliga Family
Waliga’s father is a veteran who has been serving in the United States Air Force and Tennessee Air National Guard for more than twenty-one years as stated by her on a Facebook post. Information about her mother and siblings will be updated when available.
Heather Waliga Husband/ Children
Heather is married to a woman. She and her husband welcomed their first child in 2017, and they decided it was time to return to East Tennessee later on, the couple was blessed with another daughter but have failed to disclose the names of their daughters.
Heather Waliga Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WBIR, Heather earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Heather Waliga’s Net Worth
Waliga has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor.
Heather Waliga WBIR
At WBIR Waliga works alongside;
- Robin Wilhoit
- John Becker
- Todd Howell
- Beth Haynes
- Abby Ham
- Leslie Ackerson
- Madison Blevins
- Emily DeVoe
- Louis Fernandez
- Katie Inman
- Grace King
- David Schiele
- Mike Witcher
- Bill Williams