Heather Unruh

Heather Unruh was born in mid-sixties in Stockton, California. She is an American national journalist. She has been working as a journalist for a long time. She is a well-known TV anchor for WCVB. She ended her news anchor job in 2016. According to the latest news she is now working on documentaries.

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Personal Life

Heather was born and raised in her hometown St. Louis, Missouri. Her biography is full of information about her amazing career, but there is almost no information about her parents and early childhood except that her mother Dee Unruh was a lung cancer survivor. Her mother’s disease and fight against cancer might have inspired her to become an activist. She has kept a lot of personal information from the media. However, some of her personal information made it to the media. She has worked as a journalist and TV anchor. She is retired now, but she didn’t stop working.

She is happily married to Nick Little. She is in a committed relationship with her husband. They have 2 children, a son, and a daughter together and they are named Will and Kyla. As there is no information available about their current residence, however, they lived in Dover, Delaware and later moved to New England. There is no information about her pre-marriage relationships. As she is living a happy married life she has never gone through a divorce.


During her career, she has achieved a lot of recognition as she worked as an anchorwoman for a long time. After her early education, she moved to New Castle, Indiana for her higher studies. When she was studying in university, she worked for the Boston’s News Center. This job was more of an internship. She was graduated in 1989 from DePauw University. After her graduation, she went to work for WCVB channel 5 in Needham, Massachusetts as an anchor. She has also worked for KFOR-TV in Oklahoma and gained a lot of recognition for her job. She mostly worked as a medical reporter and anchor.

Over the years, she has worked for a lot of other channels also. She has also worked in New York for WMGC-TV and WBNG-TV. For some time she worked for WVEU-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Her longest work period was with WCVB-TV as she provided her services as an anchor there for 15 years.

She retired in 2016 after working for 15 years at this channel. As she was an activist too, and she supported different causes over the years. She was a co-founder of a non-profit organization called Stand With Everyone Against Rape (SWEAR). This organization was founded in 2013. She also worked as a regional board director of the American Heart Association.


She got a lot of nominations during her professional career. She has won awards in different categories. She is the 5 times winner of an Emmy. She also won a Clarion award of Women in Communication and Grand Gracie award of American Women in Radio and Television. Her program for cancer patient got her the Sword of Hope award from American Cancer Society. As there is no authentic report on her net worth, but she must worth a lot as she has been in the media for a long time.

01 Nov, 2018