Heather Fordham joined Spectrum News 1 Raleigh in February 2021. 

Although a proud Jersey Girl, Heather is no stranger to the South. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. Go Gamecocks! 

While in the famously hot, Columbia, SC, Heather got her first stint in TV News working as a sports intern for ABC affiliate, WOLO-TV. She then dabbled in newspaper, working as a student intern for The State Newspaper. 

Heather landed her first on-air gig after college back home in New Jersey where she spent a year and a half at the Me-Tv affiliate, WJLP and New Jersey News Network.

Her passion for storytelling dates back to the fifth grade, when she was given a journal assignment about what she wants to be when she grows up. When she’s not in the newsroom, Heather enjoys boxing and spending time with her six dogs. (Yes, six) 

Heather is most excited to explore North Carolina beaches and eat her way though downtown.