Heather Curtis comes to the Washington from Cape Cod, Mass. where she served as a news reporter and anchor for three radio stations. She also produced and anchored a segment for a weekly public affairs program Sunday Journal.
During her tenure in Cape Cod, Heather covered many stories of note including Ted Kennedy’s death, Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s death and funeral, Hurricane Isaac, the election of Senator Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign, Cape Wind’s efforts to build a controversial wind farm in Nantucket sound, and the yearly return of Great White sharks to the Cape’s famous beaches.
Before moving to Cape Cod, Heather lived and worked on the enchanting island of Martha’s Vineyard, serving as the News Director for MVY radio where she ran a local news department. She was also a contributing writer to the Vineyard Gazette, the Martha’s Vineyard Times and Martha’s Vineyard Magazine.
Heather holds a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College where she studied journalism and Spanish and was actively involved in the school’s award-winning radio stations, television station and newspaper. Heather is currently earning a master’s degree in journalism from Georgetown University.
A native New Yorker, Heather grew up listening to WNEW’s sister stations 1010 Wins and WCBS 880 and always aspired to work at an all news station. That said, she’s thrilled to be part of the talented team at WNEW and is excited for the future of the station.